Bush, Blair, and Iraq (Days of Decision Series)

Bush, Blair, and Iraq (Days of Decision Series)


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Why did George W. Bush and Tony Blair decide their countries should invade Iraq in 2003? What choices did they have, what support and advice did they receive, and how have their decisions affected the world we live in and their legacies? This book looks at a controversial event from recent times, showing how important world leaders chose to follow a particular course of action.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432976408
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Days of Decision
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1070L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 13 Years

About the Author

Andrew Langley is a prolific author of books for children, with a special interest in history and the environment. He has been short-listed for several major awards, most recently with books on natural disasters and Hiroshima.

Table of Contents

Fighting Saddam 4

Prior History 6

Saddam, Terrorism, and 9/11 10

The Road to War 18

Decision Time 24

Shock and Awe 30

The Bloody Years 36

The Legacy of the War 44

What Might Have Been Different? 50

Conclusion 52

Timeline 54

Notes on Sources 56

Glossary 60

Find Out More 62

Index 63

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