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Israel and the clash of civilisations : Iraq, Iran and the plan to remake the Middle East

Author: Jonathan Cook
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008.
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Journalist Jonathan Cook argues that Israel's desire to be the sole regional power in the Middle East has shaped the Bush administration's objectives in the 'war on terror'. Cook argues that chaos in the Middle East, far from being unintended, is actually the true goal of the Bush administration.
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Cook, Jonathan, 1965-
Israel and the clash of civilisations.
London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008295675
(OCoLC)181142726
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Cook
OCLC Number: 648265640
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 204 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Regime overthrow in Iraq --
The body count keeps growing --
A war for oil --
US policy in the Gulf --
Containing Saddam --
The neocon vision of the Middle East --
Finding a pretext to invade --
Israel's role behind the scenes --
The long campaign against Iran --
The propaganda war --
Israel's fear of a nuclear rival --
US readies for a military strike --
Turning the clock back 20 years in Lebanon --
Evidence the war was planned --
Syria was supposed to be next --
A power struggle in Washington --
Ahmadinejad : the new Hitler --
End of the strongmen --
Who controls American foreign policy? --
The dog and tail wag each other --
Israel's relations with its patrons --
Sharon's doctrine of empire --
Making the Middle East collapse --
Remaking the Middle East --
Neocon motives in backing Israel's vision --
The occupied territories as a laboratory --
Over the precipice and into civil war --
Iraq : a model for the region?
Responsibility: Jonathan Cook.
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