Iraq under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War

Iraq under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War

by Anthony Arnove
     
 

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Map

Anthony Arnove

The Roots of US/UK Policy

Naseer Aruri: US Policy on Iraq: 1990-1999
Phyllis Bennis and Denis Halliday: Iraq: The Impact of Sanctions and U.S. Policy (Interview with David Barsamian)
Noam Chomsky: US Iraq Policy: Motives and

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Map

Anthony Arnove

The Roots of US/UK Policy

Naseer Aruri: US Policy on Iraq: 1990-1999
Phyllis Bennis and Denis Halliday: Iraq: The Impact of Sanctions and U.S. Policy (Interview with David Barsamian)
Noam Chomsky: US Iraq Policy: Motives and Consequences

Myths and Realities

John Pilger: Collateral Damage
Voices in the Wilderness: Ten Myths About Sanctions
Robert Fisk: The Hidden War
Rania Masri and Ali Abunimah: The Media's Deadly Spin on Iraq
Howard Zinn: One Iraqi's Story

Life Under Sanctions

Kathy Kelly: Raising Voices: The Children of Iraq 1990-1999
Barbara Nimri Aziz: TargetsNot Victims
George Capaccio: Killing a Country and a People

Documenting the Impact of Sanctions

Dr. Peter Pellett: Sanctions, Food, Nutrition, and Health in Iraq
Dr. Huda S. Ammash: The Impact of Sanctions on the Environment and Health in Iraq

Activist Responses

Edward Said, Noam Chomsky, Ed Herman, Howard Zinn, Robert Jensen, William Keach, June Jordan, Angela Davis, Carlos Munoz, Jr, and Sharon Smith.: Sanctions Are Weapons of Mass Destruction
Noam Chomsky: Sanctions as Biological Warfare
Sharon Smith: Building the Movement to End Sanctions

Appendix Organizations Working to End Sanctions

Index

An Excerpt from Iraq Under Siege

Raising Voices: The Children of Iraq 1990-1999

Kathy Kelly

It is January 8, 1997. I am in a car driving from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., at 6:15 a.m. With meare Simon Harak, a Jesuit priest and theology professor, and Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert, Dominican sisters from Baltimore. We will later meet Aft Laffin, a Catholic lay worker, at the Senate Hart Office Building. Our plan is to enter the Senate confirmation hearings for Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

Leslie Stahl went to Iraq for 60 Minutes. On the program that aired May 12, 1996, she asked Albright, who was then the US ambassador to the United Nations, to explain US policy in the context of the devastation she had seen among the children of Iraq. Albright responded: "It's a hard decision, Lesli

Editorial Reviews

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Iraq Under Siege offers poignant descriptions and photos of the suffering of Iraquis under the sanctions. With chapters written by Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Voices in the Wilderness and others, it presents the perspective of activists and intellectuals who most vocally oppose the sanctions of Iraq.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896086197
Publisher:
South End Press
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

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