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Published: 26 October 2009

280 Pages

ISBN: 9780748627684

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The United States and Iraq since 1979

Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of US-Iraqi relations from 1979
  • Demonstrates that the second Iraq War is a result of a longer historical process and not just the product of 9/11 and the War on Terror
  • Deepens understanding of the underlying factors of US policy towards the Persian Gulf, and its oil
  • Uses World Systems Theory to analyse US foreign policy"

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