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Squandered victory : the American occupation and the bungled effort to bring democracy to Iraq

Author: Larry Jay Diamond
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers a critique of American efforts to bring democracy to Iraq, explaining how terrorism and insurgents, as well as missed opportunities, ideological blindness, and miscalculations have hampered the process.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Jay Diamond
ISBN: 0805078681 9780805078688
OCLC Number: 57514896
Description: 369 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: The call --
In search of a plan --
Mediation efforts --
The palace --
Promoting democracy --
Constitutions and compromises --
Salesmanship --
The second war --
Handing over --
What went wrong? --
Can Iraq become a democracy?
Responsibility: Larry Diamond.
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Offers a critique of American efforts to bring democracy to Iraq, explaining how terrorism and insurgents, as well as missed opportunities, ideological blindness, and miscalculations have hampered the process.

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