Iraq at the Crossroads: State and Society in the Shadow of Regime Change

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März 2005



A war against Iraq will spur radical changes in the way the country is governed, how its people live, and its relationship to its neighbours and to the West. This book depicts the evolution of Iraq under Saddam Hussein, and describes each side's battle plan and the war's likely aftermath.


1. Introduction; 2. America's War on Iraq: myths and opportunities; 3. A Possible U.S.-Led Campaign against Iraq: key factors and an assessment; 4. Cake Walk, Coup or Urban Warfare: the battle for Iraq; 5. A Few Days After: state and society in a post-Sadam Iraq; 6. The Tikritis Before, During and After the War: positions in Sadam's power structure, options and how to deal with them; 7. The Iraqi Army and Anti-Army: some reflections on the role of the military; 8. Economy and Society in Iraqi Kurdistan: fragile institutions and enduring trends; 9. The Kurdish Dilemma: the golden era threatened; 10. Clerics, Tribes, Ideologues and Urbans in the South of Iraq: the potential for rebellion


Toby Dodge is at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick. He is working on the transformation of the Middle East and wider developing world under globalisation. Steven Simon is Assistant Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Carol Deane Senior Fellow in American Security Studies. Before joining IISS in November 1999, he served on the National Security Council staff at the White House for five years, where he worked on Persian Gulf security strategy, peacekeeping operations, and counter-terrorism. Prior to his White House assignment, he held a succession of posts at the Department of State, including Director for Political-Military Plans and Policy, Co-director of the Desert Shield/Desert Storm Task Force and acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Regional Security Affairs.
EAN: 9780198528371
ISBN: 019852837X
Untertitel: 'Adelphi Papers'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 120 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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