Chapter 2: Background to the War on Iraq

January 2004
After Iraq: War, Imperialism & Democracy;2004, p7
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Chapter 2 of the book "After Iraq: War, Imperialism & Democracy" is presented. It offers a background to the war on Iraq which was led by the U.S. in 2003. It accounts the colonial legacy and the rise of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, the 1991 Gulf War and the sanctions of the United Nations (UN).


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