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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Rice said that she had called together the senior staff people of the National Security Council and asked them to think seriously about “ how do you capitalize on these opportunities ” to fundamentally change American doctrine , and the ...
In 1997 , he published a book titled " The Reluctant Sheriff , ” in which he poked a little fun at Wolfowitz's famous strategy briefing of the early nineties ( he called it the “ Pentagon Paper ” ) and disagreed with its idea that the ...
hawks is a book published in March called The Paradox of American Power : Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone , by Joseph S. Nye , Jr. , the dean of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and someone who might well have ...
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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
The Rise of Saddam Hussein
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