TITLE

History Lesson

AUTHOR(S)
Peretz, Martin
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;6/28/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of Iraq and refers to the essay, "The Kingdom of Iraq: A Retrospect," by Elie Kedourie. Indication that the essay is a chapter in "The Chatham House Version and Other Middle Eastern Studies"; The diverse ethnic groups living under British rule in Iraq; The end of the monarchy in 1958; The totalitarian trend in the Arab world; View that Iraq was never a nation or nation-state; Idea that the United States expected a positive outcome to its intervention in Iraq; Legislation in the U.S. related to Iraq and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein; The active resistance to a new order in Iraq; Outlook for democracy in Iraq; Arguments against the Iraq War, including the threat from North Korea; Relations between the United States and the United Nations.
ACCESSION #
13490109

 

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