TITLE

'A Fragile State'

AUTHOR(S)
NORDLINGER, JAY
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
National Review;11/3/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 20, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses conditions in Iraq in the fall of 2008 and says that even though the Iraq War has killed thousands of people and caused severe instability in Iraq for several years, things have begun to improve significantly. The country is still fragile, but it appears to be better off than it was before the war started, and shows signs that it will improve much more if coalition forces remain there long enough.
ACCESSION #
34853661

 

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