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By Irwin Abrams, Gungwu Wang

ISBN-10: 9812385886

ISBN-13: 9789812385888

ISBN-10: 9812387552

ISBN-13: 9789812387554

A unprecedented selection of essays at the lately concluded Iraq struggle through Nobel Peace laureates and top students. The Iraq warfare and its Consequences is the First and Only ebook that brings jointly greater than 30 Nobel Peace laureates and eminent students to provide evaluations, analyses and insights at the warfare that has drawn either frequent competition and powerful support.

In this intellectually appealing e-book, Professor Irwin Abrams, thought of the major authority world-wide at the historical past of the Nobel Peace Prize and amazing collage Professor Emeritus at Antioch college, in addition to Professor Wang Gungwu, popular historian and Director of the East Asian Institute on the nationwide collage of Singapore, have accumulated works of impressive laureates and students from assorted backgrounds. The Nobel Peace laureates and eminent students, jointly, expound at the results and affects of the Iraq battle — an attempt that has no longer been made ahead of. In end, there are sermons by means of Gunnar Stålsett, Bishop of Oslo.

Contents:

  • The Post-Cold battle and the Unipolar international: Can the U.S. Lead?
  • American management in a Globalised international: 11th of September, Iraq and Beyond
  • The Hidden charges of conflict: How the Bush Doctrine is Undermining Democracy in Iraq and Democracy in America
  • Iraq: academic Renewal for an Arab Renaissance?
  • Missing in motion: The Iraq Museum and the Human Past
  • Iraq: Collective Punishment in conflict and Peace
  • The Iraq conflict and the discussion between Civilizations
  • and many different articles

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S. Media Bias and Government “Information Warfare” It can be difficult to understand why much of the American public still wants to believe the nearly mythological justifications for the invasion. I can understand why people outside the United States cannot understand the “gullibility” of the American public and are confused by the claims of seemingly uniform support for the Bush 25 John B. Judis and Spencer Ackerman, “The Selling of the Iraq War: The First Casualty,” The New Republic, June 30, 2003.

Clark, “USA-Iraq II: Necessity and efficacy,” Chicago Tribune, September 15, 2002, p. 11. p65 19 10/21/2001, 1:42 PM The Iraq War & Its Consequences 20 Iraq: The Spin and the Lead-Up to War The Bush administration — and its primary ally British Prime Minister Tony Blair — tried to spin the case that the Iraqi regime posed such an overwhelming and immediate threat to national and global security that “preemptive self-defense” gave cause for a just war against Saddam Hussein. This doctrine, spelled out in the administration’s September 2002 national security strategy document states: “We will disrupt and destroy terrorist organizations by: direct and continuous action using all the elements of national and international power.

S. S. sources. ”32 At the same time, despite the largest public protests in the streets of American cities since the height of the Vietnam War, coverage of the massive displays of opposition to official policy was barely acknowledged, let alone covered. S. sources represented or expressed opposition to the war. S. 33 In the face of such a barrage of biased reporting, it is very difficult for individual citizens to believe that their opposition opinions, or even basic questioning of events, are anything but rare, isolated, and perhaps, even “unpatriotic”.

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