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Iraqi Predicament People in the Quagmire of Power Politics

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ISBN-10: 0745321496

ISBN-13: 9780745321493

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael

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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 3/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Tareq Y. Ismael is a professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary, Canada & President of the International Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies at eastern Mediterranean University. His most recent works include Middle East Politics Today (2001), Turkey's Foreign Policy in the 21st Century (2003), & Iraq: The Human Cost of History (2003).

Preface
Introduction: The International Setting
The Iraq Question in Arab Politics
Arab Popular Opinion
Arab Regional Politics
Arab Regional Politics and the Iraq Question
The US, September 11 and the Invasion of Iraq
The Development of American Policy Towards the Middle East
Understanding Dollar Hegemony
Background to the Presidency of George W. Bush and September 11
The Aftermath of September 11
The Prism of Media Power Discourse
Prelude to Invasion
Invasion and the Aftermath
Conclusion
UN Sanctions: Tools of Domination and Oppression
Tools of Coercion
Tools of Domination and Oppression
Weapons Inspection
Humanitarian Aid
Aid without Inspections
Social Deconstruction: Social Development under Siege (co-authored with Shereen T. Ismael)
Social Development before the 1990-91 Gulf War
Social De-development after the 1990-91 Gulf War
Assessments of the Humanitarian Impact of Sanctions on Iraq
Depleted Uranium in Iraq
People in the Quagmire: '...a minor point in the history of...war'
The Invasion Attacks on Infrastructures
Targeting Ambulances and Medical Infrastructure
The Plight of Hospitals under US Occupation
Gallantry of Selfless Iraqi Health Workers
The Tragedy of Iraqis Continues
Conclusion
Russia and the Question of Iraq
Soviet Background
Post-Soviet Russia and Iraq
Notes
Bibliography
Index