Making the World Safe for Capitalism: How Iraq Threatened the US Economic Empire and Had to be Destroyed

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The Iraq war defined the first decade of the twenty-first century - leading to mass protests and raising profound questions about domestic politics and the use of military force. Yet most explanations of the war have a narrow focus either on political personalities or oil. Christopher Doran provides a unique perspective, arguing that the drive to war came from the threat Iraq might pose to American economic hegemony if the UN sanctions regime was ended. Doran argues that this hegemony is rooted in third world debt and ...

Making the World Safe for Capitalism: How Iraq Threatened the US Economic Empire and had to be Destroyed 2012, Pluto Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780745332222

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