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Iraq at the Crossroads
State and Society in the Shadow of Regime Change

Edited By

Toby Dodge

ISBN 9780198528371
Published March 31, 2003 by Routledge
120 Pages

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Book Description

A war against Iraq will spur radical changes in the way the country is governed, how its people live, and its relationship to its neighbours and to the West. This book depicts the evolution of Iraq under Saddam Hussein, and describes each side's battle plan and the war's likely aftermath.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 America's War on Iraq: Myths and Opportunities, YapheJudith S.; Chapter 2 A Possible US-Led Campaign Against Iraq: Key Factors and an Assessment, David Ochmanek; Chapter 3 Cake Walk, Coup or Urban Warfare: the Battle for Iraq, Toby Dodge; Chapter 4 A Few Days After: State and Society in a post-Saddam Iraq, al KhafajiIsam; Chapter 5 Saddam's Power Structure: the Tikritis Before, During and After the War, Amatzia Baram; Chapter 6 The Iraqi Army and Anti-Army: Some Reflections on the Role of the Military, Faleh A. Jabar; Chapter 7 The Kurdish Dilemma: The Golden Era Threatened, Gareth R. V. Stansfield; Chapter 8 Economy and Society in Iraqi Kurdistan: Fragile Institutions and Enduring Trends, Michiel Leezenberg; Chapter 9 Clerics, Tribes, Ideologues and Urban Dwellers in the South of Iraq: the Potential for Rebellion, Faleh A. Jabar;

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