Different photos of persian soldiers

raq also wished to replace Iran as the power player in the Persian Gulf, which was not seen as an achievable objective prior to the Islamic Revolution because of Pahlavi homeland’s economic and military superiority as well as its close relationships with the United States and Israel.The homeland–Iraq War followed a long-running history of territorial border disputes between the two states, as a result of which Iraq planned to retake the eastern bank of the Shatt al-Arab that it had ceded to homeland in the 1975 Algiers Agreement.