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Iraq"s Insurgency and the Road to Civil Conflict [Two Volumes] by Anthony H. Cordesman

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Published by Praeger Security International Multi-volume .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Iraq,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages908
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420839M
ISBN 100313349975
ISBN 109780313349973

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  Iraq's Insurgency and the Road to Civil Conflict is Anthony Cordesman's latest assessment of the Iraqi conflict and documents its entire evolution, from the history of ethnic tensions through the current U.S. surge. He identifies each actor in the arena, analyzes their motivations, and presents a detailed record of their actions, tactics, and Pages: Saddam Hussein's "powder keg" --The history of Iraqi Shi'ite tensions with the Hussein Regime and Sunnis --The Iran-Iraq War --The Gulf War and its immediate aftermath --US-led invasion --America's strategic mistakes in going to war --Sunni Islamist extremists and neo-salafi vs. "nationalist" insurgents --Shi'ite militias --Kurdish parties and. Get this from a library! Iraq's Insurgency and the Road to Civil Conflict [Two Volumes].. [Anthony H Cordesman; Emma R Davies] -- Documents the entire evolution of the Iraqi conflict from its historical roots through the latest U.S strategy to stabilize Baghdad. The war in Iraq has expanded from a struggle between Coalition forces and the remnants of former regime loyalists to a multi-facted conflict involving numerous Sunni groups, Shi'ite militias, Kurdish nationals, and foreign jihadists. Iraq's Insurgency and the Road to Civil War is Anthony Cordesman's latest assessment of the Iraqi conflict and documents its entire evolution, from the history of.

  The war in Iraq has expanded from a struggle between Coalition forces and the remnants of former regime loyalists to a multifaceted conflict involving numerous Sunni groups, Shi'ite militias, Kurdish nationals, and foreign jihadists. Iraq's Insurgency and the Road to Civil Conflict is Anthony Cordesman's latest assessment of the Iraqi conflict and documents its entire evolution, from the. To mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, RUSI published a major retrospective on the conflict. War Without Consequences: Iraq’s Insurgency and the Spectre of Strategic Defeat features an Introduction by Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former UK Ambassador to the UN and Special Envoy to Iraq, and new writing by Air Chief Marshal Sir Brian Burridge, commander of the UK.   The narrative continues by examining the road to war, the initially successful invasion, and the rise of Iraqi insurgent groups before exploring the country’s slide toward civil war. This volume concludes with a review of the decision by the George W. Bush administration to “surge” additional forces to Iraq, placing the conduct of the. The ongoing civil conflict in Iraq is one of the major issues being considered in the debate over future U.S. military and political steps in Iraq. A growing number of analysts argue that U.S. military forces must stay in Iraq to prevent a full-scale sectarian civil war between Sunni and Shia Arabs in Iraq.

  This publication was released as 2 Volumes of over pages each. Unfortunately, I am unableto print more than about pages in one book so I split the 2 Volumes into 4 Books. Volume 1, INVASION INSURGENCY CIVIL WAR Book 1 – Chapters 1 thru 14Book 2 – Chapters 15 thru 23 Volume 2, SURGE AND WITHDRAWAL Reviews: 3. Book Reviews The U.S. Army in the Iraq War: volume 1 (Invasion, Insurgency, Civil War ) Thomas A. Marks National Defense University (NDU), Washington DC, USA, [email protected] & Michael S. Bell National Defense University (NDU), Washington DC, USA, [email protected] Again, the problems the study indicates contributed to insurgency and civil war didn't seem to stop this progress. It was only in after the February bombing of the Samarra Shia Golden Mosque that Shia-Sunni Arab killings really took off as the Shias began to respond in kind to . the conflict in the company of many recent ones that are routinely described as civil wars (for example, those in Algeria, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, and Sri Lanka). Indeed, even the conservative estimate of 6o,ooo deaths would make Iraq the ninth-deadliest civil war since in terms of annual casualties.