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

From the beginning, the Gulf crisis aroused a level of interest and concern in India unusual for an international issue not directly involving this country. Much of our oil comes from the Gulf region, and “Gulf money” in the form of remittances from Indians working in Iraq and the Gulf states has become a significant source of upward mobility in recent years. Then there was the major problem of evacuation of Indians from Kuwait and Iraq, which the government of V. P. Singh managed fairly efficiently.

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How to cite this article:

Sumit Sarkar "The Gulf War and India," Middle East Report 170 (May/June 1991).