Defeat: Losing Iraq and the Future of the Middle East

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While much has been made of the faulty intelligence claim that Saddam had a secret arsenal of weapons of mass destruction that was used to justify the U.S. invasion, in reality the failures of political intelligence were equally serious. Award-winning reporter Jonathan Steele reveals the disastrous mistake U.S. decision-makers made by not seeing that the post-Saddam vacuum would be filled by Shia Islamists with close ties to a resurgent Iran. They underestimated the complexity of Iraqi society and the deep well of proud ...

Defeat: Losing Iraq and the Future of the Middle East 2009, Counterpoint LLC

ISBN-13: 9781582434797

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