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Circle in the sand : why we went back to Iraq

Author: Christian Alfonsi
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how decisions made during the first Bush White House at the time of Desert Storm and the first Gulf War, including that to leave Saddam Hussein in power, led to the current administration's decision to invade Iraq as part of the War on Terror.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Saddam Hussein; George W Bush; George Bush; George Bush; George W Bush; Saddam Hussein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Alfonsi
ISBN: 9780307387714 0307387712
OCLC Number: 768345446
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The woolly mammoth --
"Saddam has blinked" --
"We are dealing with a madman who has shown he will kill" --
The fifth objective --
Victory fatigue --
"Why won't he help us?" --
A grinding irritant --
"We cannot let this crazy man thumb his nose at the world" --
"Saddam Hussein is winning the peace" --
The old guard dies, but does not surrender --
Speaking with two voices --
Unfinished business.
Responsibility: Christian Alfonsi.

Abstract:

Explains how decisions made during the first Bush White House at the time of Desert Storm and the first Gulf War, including that to leave Saddam Hussein in power, led to the current administration's decision to invade Iraq as part of the War on Terror.

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