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Dictatorship, Imperialism and Chaos: Iraq Since 1989

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Since 1989 the history of Iraq has been one of the world's most traumatic. In this book, Thabit Abdullah places the Iraqi people at the centre of changes which began with the invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the current American-led occupation.

Battles for control of oil, the vacuum created by Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and the devastating impact of sanctions
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Zed Books
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An excellent, critical work on Iraq. Paints an unfavorable (and justifiable) picture of the United States as oil-hungry and imperialistic.
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This is a must-read for U.S. citizens and should be mandatory for Congress and anyone in the White House.
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Thabit Abdullah is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of York, Toronto, Canada.
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