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Ending the Iraq war : a primer / Phyllis Bennis.

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  • ISBN: 9781566567176 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1566567173 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xi, 219 p. ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Olive Branch Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-219).
Formatted Contents Note: What does Iraq at war look like? -- Didn't the "surge" strategy work? -- Isn't the Iraq war really a civil war between Iraqis? -- What are the costs of the war for Iraq and Iraqis? -- What do Iraqis want? -- Didn't Iraqis want the US to overthrow Saddam Hussein? -- Who are Iraq's Shi'a, Sunnis, and Kurds? -- What is the special relationship between Iraqi Kurds and the US? -- Aren't there huge differences between Iraq's Sunnis, Shi'a, and Kurds? : shouldn't we just divide Iraq into three separate states? -- Didn't the US bring democracy, a constitution, and an elected government to Iraq? -- What war crimes have been committed in Iraq? -- Do Iraqis have the right to resist? -- Doesn't the Iraq war make us safer against another terrorist attack like 9/11? : shouldn't we "fight them there so we don't have to fight them here"? -- What are the human, economic, and other costs to the US? -- Why did the US and UK invade Iraq? -- What kind of relationship did the US have with Iraq before the 2003 invasion, war, and occupation? -- Was the US-UK invasion of Iraq legal? : is the war legal now? -- Didn't the US troops in Iraq all volunteer to be there? -- What are "private military contractors" and why does the US need 150,000 of them in Iraq? -- Does calling for an end to the war mean we're not supporting the troops? -- Why is the US maintaining fifteen-plus bases in Iraq? -- What does oil have to do with the Iraq war? -- Who benefits from the Iraq war? -- What do Americans want? -- How does the Iraq war affect global terrorism? -- How does the Iraq war affect what is known as Islamic fundamentalism? -- What is Israel's role in the Iraq war? -- What is Iran's role in the Iraq war? -- Do Arab and other governments in the region support the Iraq war? : what about Arab people? -- Isn't the Iraq war distracting the US from the real war against terrorism in Afghanistan? -- What was the United Nations' role in authorizing the Iraq war? -- What has the UN done during the US-UK occupation of Iraq? -- Even without UN endorsement, wasn't the invasion of Iraq really an international campaign because of the "coalition of the willing"? -- What do people and governments around the world think about the Iraq war and about the US as a result of the war? -- What does it mean to "end the war"? -- Isn't the US trying to get out of Iraq as soon as possible? -- Wouldn't it be irresponsible for the US to withdraw all the troops? : don't we need them to scaffold the Iraqi government, protect the US embassy, defend the bases, train the Iraqi military, protect the oil, and more? -- Should we replace US and UK troops with UN Blue Helmets? -- What will Iraq's neighbors do if the US and UK pull out? -- What can the US Congress do about the war? -- Are opponents to the war really soft on terrorism? -- What will happen if the US and UK end the occupation, withdraw all their troops, and close the military bases? -- If 70 percent of Americans want to end the war, why is it continuing? -- What will it take to force the US government to end the war?
Citation/References Note: LJ 01/01/2009
Subject: Iraq War, 2003- > Evaluation.
Iraq War, 2003- > Influence.
United States > Politics and government > 2001-

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