1st Edition

The Iraq War
Origins and Consequences





ISBN 9780813343914
Published August 25, 2009 by Routledge
336 Pages

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Book Description

This book explains why the Iraq War took place, and the war's impacts on Iraq, the United States, the Middle East, and other nations around the world. It explores conflict's potential consequences for future rationales for war, foreign policy, the United Nations, and international law and justice.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Culture and History of Iraq -- From the British Mandate to the 1958 Revolution -- The Iraq Revolution and the Establishment of the Baathist Regime -- Saddam Hussein, the Iranian Revolution, and the Iran–Iraq War -- The Invasion of Kuwait and the 1991 Persian Gulf War -- The Iraq War -- Iraq in the Context of Previous US Interventions and the Vietnam War -- Postinvasion Iraq -- Counterinsurgency and US Corporate Presence -- Impacts of the Iraq War -- Major Personalities -- Chronology of the Iraq War -- Selected Documentaries

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