The superior performance of Western weapons vs their Soviet equivalents is also easily countered by pointing out that Iraq had outdated versions of Soviet tanks and planes.
The reality was not as simple as people think. Even though Iraq had no chance against the forces of the West there are still reasons to study these conflicts in more detail.
Here are two interesting articles by academic Daryl G. Press:
The Iraqi Perspectives Project has produced several very interesting studies of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq based on captured archival material and interviews of important personalities:
Um Al-Ma’arik (The Mother of All Battles): Operational and Strategic Insights from an Iraqi Perspective
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