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Iraq: can Saddam be overthrown?

hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, March 2, 1998.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • United States,
  • Iraq.
    • Subjects:
    • Hussein, Saddam, 1937-,
    • Insurgency -- Iraq.,
    • Government, Resistance to -- Iraq.,
    • Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1991-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq.,
    • Iraq -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-444
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .F662 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL451536M
      ISBN 100160564956
      LC Control Number98166158
      OCLC/WorldCa39293969

      The people did not rise up, and in the eight-year war that followed Saddam’s invasion of Iran in September , Shiite conscripts for the most part fought doggedly for Iraq, largely motivated.   Saddam used every tool in his repertoire to maintain Iraq’s multi-ethnic state. Such tools included murder, blackmail, imprisonment, threats, and these were to .

        1. You wrote in your book Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency In Iraq that the Sunni insurgency didn’t start because of a loss of power so much as a loss of national identity. The Islamic State has played upon that proclaiming itself the protector of Sunnis in both Syria and Iraq. Can you explain what you meant by that and how dolling out government positions via .   One reason Saddam Hussein had some support from all groups in Iraq and from his Arab neighbors was his ability to keep the Iranians out. After Saddam was overthrown in many Iraqis (and most Arabs) feared that, without a tyrant like Saddam there would be no one to motivate Iraqis into blocking Iranian moves to occupy Iraq, or control its rulers.

        This book covers basically all these topics. It is well known that U.S. government has overthrown many legitimate foreign governments back in the history, this book just covers all these operations in sequence, analysis the background and similarities. It is also interesting to compare U.S. to Soviet Union and Russia/5. HH: We begin whenever we can catch up with him with the New York Times’ John Burns, war correspondent, Pulitzer Prize winner, and often, whenever he’s been on this program, extraordinary insight into what’s going on in the Middle East. Mr. Burns, welcome back, always a pleasure.. JB: And for me, too. HH: Before we plunge into the conditions in Iraq, and I want to .


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