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The End of Iraq

How American Incompetence Created a War Without End

by Peter W. Galbraith

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iraq War, 2003,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Iraq,
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Iraq - History,
  • United States - 21st Century,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Military - United States,
  • History: American,
  • Military - Iraq War,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Military - Iraq War (2003-),
  • History / United States / 21st Century,
  • 1991-2003,
  • 2003-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7949019M
    ISBN 100743294238
    ISBN 109780743294232

      But in Iraq there are major strategic stakes: oil, non-proliferation, the impact on Turkey and Iran, the containment of radical Islam, anti-terrorism, the security of Israel, regional security politics. And so the puzzle posed is how to end the Iraq War without further and too seriously jeopardizing these strategic concerns.   The Iraq war was not a tragedy. It was more like a crime, compounded by the stupefying incompetence of those who embarked upon a patently illegal preventive war out of a sense of panic induced by.

      Linda Robinson’s “Tell Me How This Ends” is the first book about this new Iraq. It’s a first-rate piece of work, probing and conscientious, though reading a Author: James Traub. The "End" of the War in Iraq? Decem It is all too clear that most Americans want the war in Iraq to be over. A Gallup poll in October found that 75% approved of President Obama’s withdrawal of U.S. troops, although Americans divide sharply by party: 96% Democrats, 77% independents, and 43% Republicans.

      Matti Friedman, Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story (Algonquin Books, ). Iraq veterans finally have their book; a manuscript that really deals with the whole of the Iraq experience. After over a decade at war in Iraq, we now have the best first-person account, not only of fighting against the insurgency, but also what it felt like to come home after.   Next month, the publisher PublicAffairs is issuing a book, “No End in Sight: Iraq’s Descent into Chaos,” that draws on the hours of interviews Ferguson conducted for .


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