The War in Iraq

The War in Iraq

by David Downing


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The War in Iraq by David Downing

This title contains these topics: Saddam and Iraq; Saddam and His Neighbors; War and Containment; The Rise of the U.S. Neo-conservatives; After September 11; The Case for Military Action; The Case Against Military Action; The Decision Is Taken; The Opposing Forces; War from the Air; Advances on the Ground; Civilian Casualties; The Media and the War; Iraq’s Neighbors; Advance to Baghdad; The Regime Collapses; Short-term Priorities; New International Tensions; New Tensions Inside Iraq; Prospects; What Have We Learned from the War in Iraq?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403462619
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Series: Witness to History
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.23(d)
Lexile: 1210L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 13 Years

About the Author

David Downing grew up in suburban London. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for both adults and children, including four novels featuring Anglo-American journalist John Russell and the nonfiction work Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-Two Days That Decided World War II. He lives with his wife in Guildford, England.

Table of Contents

Introduction — How do we know? — Iraq — Saddam and Iraq — Saddam and his neighbors — War and containment — The rise of the U.S. neo-conservatives — After September 11 — The case for military action — The case against military action — The decision is taken — The opposing forces— War from the air — Advances on the ground — Civilian casualties — The media and the war — Iraq's neighbors — Advance to Baghdad — The regime collapses — Short-term priorities — New international tensions — New tensions inside Iraq — Prospects — What have we learned from the war in Iraq?

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