عنوان مقاله [English]
The historiography of Iran-Iraq war in the West, started shortly after the start of the battle, by the experts and strategists .It has been continued with remarkable gains through more than sixty books and hundreds of articles and speeches, since then. however, Iranians scholars have not have enough attention to this subject , so we do not see critical analysis about the views of Western strategists in Iran. But now, After nearly four decades of historiography of war in the West, we can classify the works in five phases based on the most important developments in the Persian Gulf region. It is possible to know the features of these phases and their evolutions because of relative similarity of Western works in each period. So, that is the main subject in this article. which reviews based on the books published in English, in Europe and America. We used the analytical method, with the use of these sources, directly.