9781582434797

Defeat Losing Iraq and the Future of the Middle East

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    9781582434797

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    1582434794

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-21
  • Publisher: Counterpoint
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Summary

As Barack Obama takes power, one question still dominates: Given all the resources ploughed into the Iraq War, why has it become impossible for the US to achieve its goals after toppling Saddam Hussein?

Author Biography

Jonathan Steele is a senior foreign correspondent and columnist on international affairs for the Guardian. He has won numerous journalistic awards, and he has twice been named International Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards. A regular broadcaster on the BBC and CNN, Steele has written several books on international affairs. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
Iraq Without Iraqisp. 11
Arab Anguishp. 29
Creating Resistance: The Sunnisp. 53
Creating Resistance: The Shiasp. 75
Leave in Time or Get Bogged Downp. 113
Creating Resistance: Humiliation and Deathp. 141
Britain and Basrap. 163
Sectarian Conflict: Who's to Blame?p. 197
The Farce of Sovereigntyp. 231
Conclusionp. 249
Epiloguep. 259
Notesp. 273
Bibliographyp. 289
Indexp. 297
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