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Iraq In Transition

A Political, Economic, And Strategic Perspective, 1st Edition

By Frederick W Axelgard

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124 pages

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After twenty-five years of thinly veiled hostility, U.S. relations with post-monarchial Iraq have warmed dramatically. Simultaneously, Iraq's sovereignty has become the keystone of Gulf stability, due to Iraq's military and economic resilience and to the rise of Khomeini's Iran and the waning of Saudi influence. In this book, five leading analysts

Table of Contents

Foreword -- War and Oil: Implications for Iraq’s Postwar Role in Gulf Security -- The Politics of War: Presidential Centrality, Party Power, Political Opposition -- Economic Outlook: Guns and Butter, Phase Two? -- Iraq in the Gulf -- Iraq and the Superpowers

About the Author

Frederick W. Axelgard is a Fellow in Middle East Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies