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Bush in Babylon : the recolonisation of Iraq

Author: Tariq Ali
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2003.
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The assault and capture of Iraq, and the resistance it has provoked, will shape the politics of the twenty-first century. In this provocative book, Tariq Ali provides a history of Iraqi resistance against empires old and new, and argues against the view that sees imperialist occupation as the only viable solution to bring about regime-change in corrupt and dictatorial states. Detailing the longstanding imperial  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tariq Ali
ISBN: 1859845835 9781859845837 1859845363 9781859845363
OCLC Number: 52813735
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: x, 214 p. : ill., 2 maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The jackal's wedding --
An oligarchy of racketeers --
Colonels and communists --
Ba'athism, Saddam and Gumhurriya --
War and empire --
Empire and resistance.
Responsibility: Tariq Ali.
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Ali argues against the view that sees imperialist occupation as the only viable solution to bring about regime-change in corrupt and dictatorial states. He argues that economic, Political and  Read more...

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