The Iraq War Reader: History, Documents, Opinions
Despite the torrent of coverage devoted to war with Iraq, woefully little attention has been paid to the history of the region, the policies that led to the conflict, and the daunting challenges that will confront America and the Middle East once the immediate crisis has ended. In this collection, Micah L. Sifry and Christopher Cerf, coeditors of the acclaimed Gulf War Reader, have assembled essays and documents that present an eminently readable, up-to-the-moment guide -- from every imaginable perspective -- to the continuing crisis in the Gulf and Middle East.
Here, in analysis and commentary from some of the world's leading writers and opinion makers -- and in the words of the key participants themselves -- is the engrossing saga of how oil economics, power politics, dreams of empire, nationalist yearnings, and religious fanaticism -- not to mention naked aggression, betrayal, and tragic miscalculation -- have conspired to bring us to the fateful collision of the West and the Arab world over Iraq. Contributors include:
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Indeed , the INC quickly became entangled in the increasingly complex and fractious politics of the Kurdish region — a problem that was particularly damaging given its Erbil base . The Kurdistan Democratic Party ( KDP ) and the ...
Though clearly the most militarily capable of the Iraqi opposition groups , they in all likelihood would be able to do no better than hold on to Kurdish territory currently under their control . Even then history suggests they would ...
History, Documents, Opinions Micah L. Sifry, Christopher Cerf. headquarters inside Iran . In 1986 , the KDP joined forces with the other principal Kurdish opposition party , the PUK .
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Those looking for some perspective on the war with Iraq need look no further than this substantial anthology--every perspective is here, from right to left, from pro-war to anti, from Ann Coulter to ... Читать весь отзыв
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