Regime Unchanged: Why the War on Iraq Changed Nothing

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This work dissects official propaganda to argue that public support for the war on Iraq was secured through lies and distortions. Two crucial distortions involved misrepresenting the UN Resolutions on Iraq, and lying about the position of President Chirac in the weeks before the war. The author of the popular "Arrow Anti-War Briefings" also reveals that the British Government was forced to frantically draw up contingency plans to withdraw from the invasion force only days before the war began, in large part ...
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Overview

This work dissects official propaganda to argue that public support for the war on Iraq was secured through lies and distortions. Two crucial distortions involved misrepresenting the UN Resolutions on Iraq, and lying about the position of President Chirac in the weeks before the war. The author of the popular "Arrow Anti-War Briefings" also reveals that the British Government was forced to frantically draw up contingency plans to withdraw from the invasion force only days before the war began, in large part because of the power of the global anti-war movement.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745321998
  • Publisher: Pluto Press
  • Publication date: 8/20/2003
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 8.03 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Map
Echoing Voices
Introduction: Tony Blair Wobbled - We Nearly Derailed The War
I Argument Over - The War Was Wrong 1
II 'Regime Change' - A Prior Commitment 7
III First Strike - The February 2001 Bombing Of Baghdad 13
IV Sickly Inhibitions - The Political Significance Of 11 September 19
V George Bush Lied - Misconnecting Iraq, WMD And Terrorism 23
VI The First Ultimatum - The Five Demands 35
VII Disaster Strikes - Iraq Accepts The Weapons Inspectors 39
VIII The Minefield - Resolution 1441: Designed To Be Refused 49
IX No Smoke, No Gun - Evidence Discovered 57
X Colin Powell Lied - Turning On The Inspectors 63
XI Inspection Was An Option - Qualitative Disarmament 71
XII Blitzing Dr. Blix - UNMOVIC Resists 77
XIII The Censored Document - Destroying The Inspectors 87
XIV Authority And Power - US-UK Versus The UN 97
XV Regime Reloaded - Re-Nazifying Iraq 105
XVI Hitler Won - False De-Nazification 113
XVII Coup d'Etat - The US Wanted A Coup 119
XVIII Why 'Regime Stabilization'? - Turkey and Saudi Arabia Need Saddamism 129
XIX Crushing the Resistance - After WWII: Betraying The Anti-Fascists 135
XX Regime Revolutions - De-Ba'athification? 143
XXI Shia Power - A Looming Confrontation With The People Of Iraq 147
XXII Sunni Rage - After Falluja 159
XXIII Capitalism's War 167
XXIV Regime Unchanged 175
Postscript - What Would You Have Done? 196
Notes 197
Contributor Notes 224
Index 225
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