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The Road to Iraq : the Making of a Neoconservative War.

Author: Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2014.
Series: Edinburgh scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rigorous investigation into the socio-political milieu that produced the Iraq war. Despite all that has been written on it, the Iraq war - its causes, agency and execution - has been shrouded in an ideological mist. Now, Muhammad Idrees Ahmad dispels the myths surrounding the war, taking a sociological approach to establish the war's causes, identify its agents and describe how it was sold. Ahmad presents a social  Read more...
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Ahmad, Muhammad Idrees.
Road to Iraq : The Making of a Neoconservative War.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
ISBN: 9780748693047 0748693041 9780748693054 074869305X 1474406084 9781474406086
OCLC Number: 888747321
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages)
Contents: Title page; Imprint; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Part 1 The Argument; Introduction; 1 Black Gold and Red Herrings; Part 2 The Rise of the Neoconservatives; 2 Origins and Interests; 3 Ideology and Institutions; 4 Setting the Agenda; 5 Selling the War; Part 4 The Debate; Conclusions; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Edinburgh scholarship online.

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What were the causes of the Iraq War? Who were the main players? How was the war sold to the decision makers? Despite all that has been written on the Iraq war - the myriad scholarly, journalistic  Read more...

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