Iraq War

High quality essays written by experts on the Iraq War are presented. Essays discuss the history of the Iraq War, the debate over how long to keep troops in Iraq, and the pros and cons of war. Major events and turning points in the war are discussed, and keywords and definitions are also provided.

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IRAQ IS NO VIETNAM. BUT VIETNAM HOLDS LESSONS FOR IRAQ.

National Journal

Compares the Vietnam war in the 1960s and the twentieth-century U.S.-Iraq war from a military point of view. Lessons of the Vietnam war for Iraq;... READ MORE »

Making Sense of the War in Iraq.

Public Management (00333611)

Relates the story of the author in a war in Iraq. Difficulties experienced in Karbala; Commendation for the bravery of the author; Views on Iraq... READ MORE »

Re-Liberators.

National Review

The author explains why he believes the surge of military troops in Iraq has helped to stabilize the country. The author reports about his experience... READ MORE »

DERELICT OF DUTY: THE AMERICAN NEWS MEDIA, TERRORISM, AND THE WAR IN IRAQ.

Marquette Law Review

The article focuses on the role of new media during conflicts in democratic countries. It highlights several normative ideals for media. It discusses... READ MORE »

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FORCE EVERYONE TO THE TABLE

FORCE EVERYONE TO THE TABLE

New Republic

The article argues that the U. S. must use threats of withdrawal and the terrible conditions in Iraq to bully to Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds to the... READ MORE »

Iran's New Iraq

Iran's New Iraq

Middle East Journal

The US invasion of Iraq has revolutionized the strategic architecture of the Persian Gulf in a manner that is still difficult to fully appreciate.... READ MORE »

In the Middle East, A New World

In the Middle East, A New World

American Enterprise

Discusses the success of the foreign policy of the U.S. toward the Middle East, particularly its war in Iraq to help establish Middle Eastern... READ MORE »

AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE INTERRELATEDNESS OF SELECTED MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES

AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE INTERRELATEDNESS OF SELECTED MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES

Journal of Economics & Economic Education Research

The Middle East has been a center of attention during the past century. The countries of the Middle East have large reserves of raw materials,... READ MORE »

Going private

Going private

MEED: Middle East Economic Digest

Comments on the economic impact of privatization of state holdings and the greater use of build-operate-transfer projects in the Middle East.... READ MORE »

On a roll

On a roll

MEED: Middle East Economic Digest

Focuses on the construction industry of the Middle East as of September 2003. Impact of the Iraqi War and oil prices on the industry; Prospect of an... READ MORE »

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Presents letters to the editor, on various topics like, Iraq war, Israel military strength, Israel-Palestine conflict, and others, published in the... READ MORE »

Understanding the Iraq War

Understanding the Iraq War

School Library Journal

The article presents reviews of websites useful in helping students understand the Iraq War, including "Global Connections--The Middle East" at www.... READ MORE »

Separate Ways

Separate Ways

New Republic

In the first weekend of the war in Iraq, a little-noticed statement from the U.S. State Department promised that the U.S. still took "the sovereignty... READ MORE »

"Bring the Troops Home," Say Times Square Protesters

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Outraged by the deaths of hundreds of Iraqi civilians and 44 U.S. and coalition troops during the first week of April 2004, the New York chapter of... READ MORE »

IRAQI EXODUS: THE IRAQ WAR AND THE MIDDLE EAST'S REFUGEE CRISIS (IRAQ) 2008

IRAQI EXODUS: THE IRAQ WAR AND THE MIDDLE EAST'S REFUGEE CRISIS (IRAQ) 2008

Review of Middle East Studies

A review of the DVD release of the documentary film "Iraqi Exodus: The Iraq War and the Middle East's Refugee Crisis," directed by Tania Raghmanaova... READ MORE »

Liberty for Strangers: American Power and the Predicament of the Arabs

Liberty for Strangers: American Power and the Predicament of the Arabs

American Spectator

The article discusses the U.S.' diplomatic role in the Middle East. The article talks about U.S. President George W. Bush's push for democratic... READ MORE »

Other People's Mail

Other People's Mail

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

The article presents several letters related to the politics and government in the Middle East. The media are lamenting prime minister Ariel Sharon's... READ MORE »

Kill 'Em All Conservatives

Kill 'Em All Conservatives

American Conservative

The article reports that the U.S. conservatives, who supported the Iraq War, are now getting frustrated with the prolonged and complex violence in... READ MORE »

The Bad New Era

The Bad New Era

Wilson Quarterly

This article summarizes an essay by Richard Haass in the November-December issue of "Foreign Affairs." Haass argues that the Iraq War has cost the... READ MORE »

The Iraq Effect. The Middle East After the Iraq War

The Iraq Effect. The Middle East After the Iraq War

Middle East Quarterly

The article reviews the book "The Iraq Effect: The Middle East After the Iraq War," by Frederic Wehrey, Dalia Dassa Kaye, and Jessica Watkins. READ MORE »

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