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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Events can turn in one of two ways : If we fail to act in the face of danger , the people of Iraq will continue to live in brutal submission . The regime will have new power to bully and dominate and conquer its neighbors , condemning ...
When the president told the United Nations that Iraq's race for weapons of mass destruction is a “ grave and gathering danger , " he echoed the title of the first volume of Churchill's history of the Second World War , “ The Gathering ...
Has there ever been a clearer or more present danger of the use of weapons of mass destruction ? While we were all talking and the danger was growing , strange to say , the war was being lost . For wars , let us recall , are not fought ...
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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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