Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

France is finding out that being a “Little Satan” can be more uncomfortable than being a big one. Whatever the outcome, the Gulf war threatens to end in political and economic disaster for France, which has become number two demon in the eyes of the ayatollahs by selling Iraq more arms than it can pay for.

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How to cite this article:

Diana Johnstone "“Little Satan” Stuck in Arms Export Trap," Middle East Report 148 (September/October 1987).