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Web of deceit : the history of Western complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W. Bush

Author: Barry Lando
Publisher: New York : Other Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Advance uncorrected proofView all editions and formats
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Reveals the cynical and duplicitous acts by foreign leaders that have shaped the conflicts and development of the Middle East in the years since World War I.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Lando
OCLC Number: 920678690
Description: xix, 321 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The trial of Saddam --
Beginnings: Setting the stage for Saddam (1914-1959) --
A presentable young man: Saddam's rise to power (1959-1979) --
The tilting game: The Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) --
Halabja: The tragedy of the Kurds (1980-1988) --
Signals: the invasion of Kuwait (1988-1990) --
No exit: the Gulf War (August 1990-March 1991) --
Betrayal: the Shiite and Kurd uprisings (February 1991-April 1991) --
Embargo: the U.N. sanctions (August 6, 1990-May 22, 2003) --
The noble lie: the invasion of Iraq (January 2000-March 19, 2003) --
Full circle: the occupation (April 2003-April 2006).
Responsibility: Barry M. Lando.

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Reveals the cynical and duplicitous acts by foreign leaders that have shaped the conflicts and development of the Middle East in the years since World War I.

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