TITLE

The Wasteland

AUTHOR(S)
Makiya, Kanan
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;5/5/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 17, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the author's visit to Iraq after the collapse of the Saddam Hussein regime. Mention of the Ur conference where postwar political issues were discussed by Iraqis; Concern about the different agendas the United States has for Iraq and the development of power among dangerous groups in Iraq; Example of how Iraqis view the U.S. in light of its failure to provide food and water; Suggestion for a role for the Free Iraqi Forces in promoting civil authority in postwar Iraq; Lack of humanitarian aid because areas are not considered safe enough for agencies to begin operations; Details of the Ur conference and lack of division between the internals, or those who remained in Iraq during the reign of Saddam, and the exiles; Optimism for rebuilding Iraq.
ACCESSION #
9611364

 

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