America and Iraq: Policy-making, Intervention and Regional Politics

America and Iraq: Policy-making, Intervention and Regional Politics

by David Ryan, Patrick Kiely

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134036714
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/13/2009
Series: Contemporary Security Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 268
File size: 661 KB

About the Author

David Ryan is a member of the Department of History, and Associate Dean, Graduate Studies in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork.

Patrick Kiely is a Research Fellow in the Department of History, University College Cork.


Table of Contents

Preface Lara Marlowe.  Introduction David Ryan  1. Eisenhower and Regime Change in Iraq: The United States and the Iraqi Revolution of 1958 Kenneth Osgood  2. Through Distorted Lenses: Iraq and Balance of Power Politics 1969-1979 Patrick Kiely  3. From the ‘Tilt’ to the Unintended ‘Transformation’: The United States and Iraq, 1975 – 1992 David Ryan  4. Lost in the Desert:Lawrence and the Theory and Practice of Counterinsurgency Marilyn B. Young  5. Grand Ambitions and Far-reaching Failures: The United States in Iraq Toby Dodge  6. The Geoeconomic Pivot of the Global War on Terror: US Central Command and the War in Iraq John Morrissey  7. What Would Jesus Do? Evangelicals, the Iraq War, and the Struggle for Position Melani McAlister  8. Against Everyone and No-one: The Failure of the Unipolar in Iraq and Beyond Scott Lucas and Maria Ryan  9. George W. Bush, American Exceptionalism and the Iraq War Trevor B. McCrisken  10. The Middle East and the Persian Gulf as the Gateway to Imperial Crisis: The Bush Administration in Iraq Cary Fraser  11. The Imperial Presidency Redux: Presidential Power and the War in Iraq Jon Roper  12. Securing the State: The US and Post-War Iraqi Border Security Dynamics James Denselow. Bibliography

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