Kurds in Iraq - Second Edition: The Past, Present and Future / Edition 2

Kurds in Iraq - Second Edition: The Past, Present and Future / Edition 2

by Kerim Yildiz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745326625

ISBN-13: 9780745326627

Pub. Date: 03/22/2007

Publisher: Pluto Press

This new edition of The Kurds in Iraq brings the book fully up-to-date in the light of recent events in Iraq, and the ever-present danger of civil war.Yildiz explores the impact of occupation and escalating violence. There is an entirely new chapter on Kirkuk, which continues to be of major strategic interest to the various powers in the region. There is also a new

Overview

This new edition of The Kurds in Iraq brings the book fully up-to-date in the light of recent events in Iraq, and the ever-present danger of civil war.Yildiz explores the impact of occupation and escalating violence. There is an entirely new chapter on Kirkuk, which continues to be of major strategic interest to the various powers in the region. There is also a new chapter on insurgency and sectarianism that examines the motivations behind the insurgency, the tactics that are used, and outlines possible ways to deal with it.The book is a unique account of the problems that all political groups face in bringing stability to the country, as well as exploring Kurdish links and international relations in the broader sense. It should be required reading for policy-makers and anyone interested in the current position of the Kurds in Iraq.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745326627
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
03/22/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Map of the area inhabited by Kurds
Introduction
PART I: THE PAST
1 The Kurds
2 The Treaty of SFvres and the Creation of Iraq
3 The Kurds Under Barzani
4 The Anfal Campaigns
5 The First Gulf War: From Uprising to Democracy
6 Democracy in Iraqi Kurdistan
7 Human Rights in Iraqi Kurdistan
8 The Displacement of Kurds in Iraq
9 Economic/Humanitarian Affairs in Iraqi Kurdistan
10 The Kurds Have no Friends but the Mountains
11 US Foreign Policy towards Saddam: Pre-September 11
PART II: THE P

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