The Scourging of Iraq: Sanctions, Law and Natural Justice

The Scourging of Iraq: Sanctions, Law and Natural Justice

by Simons geoff, Geoff Simons
     
 
The Scourging of Iraq describes the impact of the 1991 Gulf War on the Iraqi people and land, and shows how the wartime suffering and devastation has been exacerbated ever since by the imposition of an extreme sanctions regime.

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The Scourging of Iraq describes the impact of the 1991 Gulf War on the Iraqi people and land, and shows how the wartime suffering and devastation has been exacerbated ever since by the imposition of an extreme sanctions regime.

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Describes the impact of the 1991 Gulf War on the Iraqi people and land, demonstrating how the wartime suffering and devastation has been exacerbated since the imposition of an extreme sanctions regime. Presents evidence that food and medicine are being denied to the Iraqi people and that the US is using virtual biological warfare against a civilian population, and discusses the legal and political context of sanctions and the role of the US as a hegemonic power. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312161828
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.83(h) x 1.25(d)

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Geoff Simons is a freelance writer and former editor.

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