TITLE

The tipping point

AUTHOR(S)
Ajami, Fouad
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/20/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 13, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents commentary on the failure of the United States in rebuilding Iraq as projected by countries other than the U.S. False friends the Americans have found in the Iraqi people; U.S.'s naive faith in elections; U.S. genuine distrust of the Iraqis; U.S. refusal to give them power.
ACCESSION #
11057994

 

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