The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Iraq
From the almost daily terrorist incidents, to difficulties encountered by the U.S. and coalition forces, to the changeover of power and sovereignty, today’s readers are fascinated by this war- torn country and its people. In this new edition, readers will find dramatic new photos and detailed maps, and new c...more
It covers the history of rules from Babylon to current Iraq, Iran-Iraq war and the Gulf War well. Author includes possibilities surrounding reasons the US's involvement in Iraq apart from the official ones given. Lots of details on Saddam Hussein's rule. Each chapter ends with a bullet point list as a summary.