Iraq at the Crossroads: State and Society in the Shadow of Regime Change [NOOK Book]

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Unique collection of expert analyses on post-Sadam Iraq.
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Iraq at the Crossroads: State and Society in the Shadow of Regime Change

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Overview

Unique collection of expert analyses on post-Sadam Iraq.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136053207
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/17/2013
  • Series: Adelphi Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 120
  • File size: 310 KB

Meet the Author

Toby Dodge is at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick. He is working on the transformation of the Middle East and wider developing world under globalisation. Steven Simon is Assistant Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Carol Deane Senior Fellow in American Security Studies. Before joining IISS in November 1999, he served on the National Security Council staff at the White House for five years, where he worked on Persian Gulf security strategy, peacekeeping operations, and counter-terrorism. Prior to his White House assignment, he held a succession of posts at the Department of State, including Director for Political-Military Plans and Policy, Co-director of the Desert Shield/Desert Storm Task Force and acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Regional Security Affairs.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 9
Ch. 1 America's War on Iraq: Myths and Opportunities 23
Ch. 2 A Possible US-Led Campaign Against Iraq: Key Factors and an Assessment 45
Ch. 3 Cake walk, Coup or Urban Warfare: the Battle for Iraq 59
Ch. 4 A Few Days After: State and Society in a Post-Saddam Iraq 77
Ch. 5 Saddam's Power Structure: the Tikritis Before, During and After the War 93
Ch. 6 The Iraqi Army and Anti-Army: Some Reflections on the Role of the Military 115
Ch. 7 The Kurdish Dilemma: The Golden Era Threatened 131
Ch. 8 Economy and Society in Iraqi Kurdistan: Fragile Institutions and Enduring Trends 149
Ch. 9 Clerics, Tribes, Ideologues and Urban Dwellers in the South of Iraq: the Potential for Rebellion 161
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