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The United States and Iraq since 1979 : hegemony, oil and war

The United States and Iraq since 1979 : hegemony, oil and war

Author: Steven Hurst
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides a comprehensive overview of the US-Iraqi relationship since 1979 and places the 2003 American invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq in that wider historical context.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Hurst
ISBN: 9780748627677 0748627677 9780748627684 0748627685
OCLC Number: 690570694
Description: 1 vol. (X-270 p.) : cartes. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. Towards a New Relationship, 1979-1984; 2. From a Tilt to an Embrace, 1984-1989; 3. The Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991; 4. Dual Containment, 1992-2000; 5. A Second War for Hegemony, 2001-3; 6. Things Fall Apart, 2003-8; Conclusions: American Hegemony after the Iraq War; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Steven Hurst.
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Steven Hurst has written a first-rate and very readable book. This is an authoritative and comprehensive explanation of the most important and controversial foreign policy adventure that the United Read more...

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