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Explaining the Iraq War: Counterfactual Theory, Logic and Evidence

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The almost universally accepted explanation for the Iraq war is very clear and consistent the US decision to attack Saddam Hussein's regime on March 19, 2003 was a product of the ideological agenda, misguided priorities, intentional deceptions and grand strategies of President George W. Bush and prominent 'neoconservatives' and 'unilateralists' on his national security tea ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published October 20th 2011 by Cambridge University Press
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Joseph Stieb
Mar 22, 2016 rated it it was ok
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First to review! And sorry, Frank Harvey, I'm not sold.

Counterfactual history is usually best for bar conversations, but Harvey uses it to make a fairly interesting point. What if Gore had been President? Would the Iraq War have happened? Well, Harvey argues, virtually all of the conditions that helped create the war would have been the same: support from the Brits, a consensus that he had some kind of WMD program, SH's non-compliance with inspections and generally threatening posture, domestic
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