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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All the world now faces a test , and the United Nations a difficult and defining
moment . Are Security Council resolutions to be honored and enforced , or cast
aside without consequence ? Will the United Nations serve the purpose of its ...
The United Nations ' overweening vanity is made possible by the acquiescence
of formerly formidable European nations . They now are eager to disguise
decadence as a moral gesture , that of sloughing off sovereignty — and with it ...
izes the use of all necessary means to enforce United Nations Security Council
Resolution 660 ( 1990 ) and subsequent relevant resolutions and to compel Iraq
to cease certain activities that threaten international peace and security ,
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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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