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Australia, Canada, and Iraq : perspectives on an invasion

Author: Ramesh Chandra Thakur; Jack Cunningham, (Historian)
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, [2015] ©2015
Series: Contemporary Canadian issues
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"Australia, Canada, and Iraq collects essays by fifteen esteemed academics and politicians, including the prime ministers of Australia and Canada at the time of the war-- John Howard and Jean Chrétien, respectively. This volume takes advantage of the perspective offered by the decade since the war to provide a clearer understanding of the Australian and Canadian decisions regarding Iraq, and indeed of the invasion  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Australia, Canada, and Iraq.
(CaOONL)20159005469
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramesh Chandra Thakur; Jack Cunningham, (Historian)
ISBN: 9781459731516 1459731514
OCLC Number: 898924262
Description: 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Staying Out Of Iraq / Reflections by the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien --
2. We Were Right To Invade Iraq / The Right Honourable John Howard --
3. Parliamentary Democracies At War : A Panel Discussion --
4. The Shock Of The Iraq War, And Awe At The Lingering Effects Of The Folly / Ramesh Thakur --
5. The Iraq Invasion And U.S.-U.N. Relations / Roger Coate --
6. The U.S. Alliance Of Strategic Cousins / John Blaxland --
7. Australia's International Deployments In Historical Perspective / William Maley --
8. War And The Canadian Liberal Conscience / John English --
9. Why Australia Invaded Iraq : A study in alliance management / Hugh White --
10. Cheerleaders Of Folly : Australia's Misguided Attempt To Be A Good Ally / Charles Sampford --
11. Taking The Off-Ramp : Canadian Diplomacy, Intelligence, And Decision-Making Before The Iraq War / Timothy Andrews Sayle --
12. Toujours La Politesse? The "impolite no" on Iraq in historical perspective / Kim Richard Nossal --
13. The Politics Of Disarmament : Canada And The Invasion Of Iraq, 2002-03 / Jack Cunningham --
14. Australian Public Opinion Toward The Iraq War / Ian McAllister.
Series Title: Contemporary Canadian issues
Responsibility: edited by Ramesh Thakur, Jack Cunningham.

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The 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq was intensely controversial. Australia joined in the war, while Canada refused to. <i>Australia, Canada, and Iraq  Read more...

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Canada s example, which takes the war power out of the hands of the prime minister alone, is one for Australia to consider. - Australian Institute of International Affairs"

 
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