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Dictatorship, Imperialism and Chaos: Iraq Since 1989

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This is a concise, readable, yet rigorous history of Iraq since the end of the Iran-Iraq War and the Cold War to the present day by a well-regarded and serious Iraqi intellectual. Abdullah takes the reader through a chronological journey, exploring how Hussein came to power, the consequences of the Iran-Iraq war; how Hussein's regime developed; the war in Kuwait; the devas ...more
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.
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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