Iraq War

    Why Did the United States Invade Iraq?

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    This edited volume presents the foremost scholarly thinking on why the US invaded Iraq in 2003, a pivotal event in both modern US foreign policy and international politics. In the years since the US invasion of Iraq it has become clear that the threat of weapons of mass destruction was...

    A \'Toxic Genre\': The Iraq War Films

    By Martin Barker

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    Analyses the production and reception of recent Iraq war films, asking why they have become known as a 'Toxic Genre'.

    None of Us Were Like This Before: How American Soldiers Turned Turned to Torture

    By Joshua E.S. Phillips

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    Sergeant Adam Gray made it home from a year's tour in Iraq only to die in his barracks. Investigating Adam's death, this title uncovers a story of American veterans, psychologically scarred by the abuse they had meted out to Iraqi prisoners. It reveals how soldiers, and the US public came...

    Erasing Iraq: The Human Costs of Carnage

    By Michael Otterman

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    Reveals the true human costs of war in Iraq, an unfolding tragedy that has yielded millions of dead and displaced Iraqis since the first Gulf War.

    Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War

    By Jonathan Pieslak

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    Discusses about the place of music in the Iraq War and in contemporary American military culture in general. This book describes how American soldiers hear, share, use, and produce music both on and off duty. It studies the role of music from recruitment campaigns and basic training to its use...

    Defeat: Why They Lost Iraq

    By Jonathan Steele

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    As the dreadful reality of the Coalition's defeat in Iraq begins to sink in, one question dominates Washington and London: Why? This book answers and argues that Bush and Blair were defeated from the day they decided to occupy the country. It also describes the memories of centuries of humiliations...

    Baghdad at Sunrise: A Brigade Commander\'s War in Iraq

    By Peter R. Mansoor

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    Presents a record of what happened after US forces seized Baghdad in the spring of 2003. This title provides a detailed, nuanced analysis of US counterinsurgency operations in Iraq, and along with it critically important lessons for America's military and political leaders of the twenty-first century.

    Women as Weapons of War: Iraq, Sex, and the Media

    By Kelly Oliver

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    Ever since Eve tempted Adam with her apple, women have been regarded as a corrupting and destructive force. This book reveals how the media and the administration frequently use metaphors of weaponry to describe women and female sexuality and forge a deliberate link between notions of vulnerability and images of...

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