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Why War?: The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez

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Why did America invade Iraq? Why do nations choose to fight certain wars and not others? How do we bring ourselves to believe that the sacrifice of our troops is acceptable? For most, the answers to these questions are tied to struggles for power or resources and the machinations of particular interest groups. Philip Smith argues that this realist answer to the age-old "wh ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by University of Chicago Press (first published 2005)
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