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Iraq, 1990-2006 3 Volume Set : A Diplomatic History Through Documents - Philip E. Auerswald

Iraq, 1990-2006 3 Volume Set

A Diplomatic History Through Documents

By: Philip E. Auerswald (Editor)

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Published: 30th July 2009
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The revelatory volumes of Iraq, 1990-2006: A Diplomatic History through Documents detail the diplomatic saga involving Iraq and the international community from 1990 to 2006. Volume I covers the start of the Gulf War to the eve of the September 11 attacks. Volume II takes the reader from the shock of 9/11 to the prelude to the Iraq War. Volume III stretches from March 20, 2003, the first day of the Iraq War, to the formation of the Iraqi government in April 2006. Compiled over the span of more than fifteen years, the diverse set of speeches, statements, transcripts, letters, resolutions, and other primary source documents that comprise this 4,000-plus-page collection includes Iraqi, other Arab, and European documents that are usually overlooked in the English-language press. Insightful introductions to the three volumes are authored by David Kay, former U.N. arms inspector and head of the Iraq Survey Group; Andrew Parasilliti, former foreign policy adviser to Senator Chuck Hagel; and noted Mideast expert Kenneth Pollack.

"The editor did an admirable job compiling these useful documents in a clearly organized print set...The name and subject indexes are useful...Researchers will be grateful for access to many of these primary documents...Recommended." --Choice

Introduction
Prelude: U.S.-Iraqi relations prior to the Gulf War
August 1, 1990 to January 16, 1991: Iraq invades Kuwait
January 16, 1991 to February 27, 1991: the Gulf War
March 1-20, 1991: a failed uprising in the south
April 3, 1991 to August 22, 1995: Iraq fails to comply with U.N. Security Council resolutions, mobilizes troops
November 10, 1995 to October 24, 1997: the U.N. and Iraq agree on terms for 'oil-for-food' program, Iraq gestures toward compliance with sanctions
October 29 to December 22, 1997: Iraq and U.N. engage one another over limits of access for weapons inspectors
January 12 to December 15, 1998: United Nations weapons inspectors leave Iraq
December 16-23, 1998: U.S. and U.K. mount 70-hour aerial assault on Iraqi military targets
January 1999 to August 2001: Saddam and the U.N. at a stalemate. Volume 2 Introduction
September 11-December 17, 2001: the September 11 attacks and their immediate aftermath
January 23-August 21, 2002: Bush administration redirects focus of 'war on terrorism' towards Iraq
August 26-October 10, 2002: 'the danger to our country is grave âÇ ': the Bush administration presses Congress to authorize use of force in Iraq
October 10-November 7, 2002: Congress authorizes use of force, U.S. intensifies diplomatic efforts at the United Nations
November 8-December 18, 2002: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1441 affords Iraq a 'final opportunity' to comply with disarmament obligations
December 19, 2002-February 4, 2003: the U.S. declares Iraq to be in 'material breach' of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1441, France and Germany lead opposition to military action as divisions among NATO allies sharpen
February 5-March 5, 2003: Secretary of State Powell brings the case against Saddam Hussein to the U.N. Security Council
March 6-19, 2003: the U.S. and U.K. put forth, then withdraw, a draft U.N. Security Council resolution authorizing war, Bush issues a 48-hour ultimatum. Volume 3 Introduction
March 19-May 2, 2003: war: U.S. and U.K. forces enter Iraq, remove Saddam Hussein from power
May 1-August 15, 2003: Bush announces end to 'major combat operations' coalition provisional authority assumes control
August 19-December 11, 2003: bombing of United Nations headquarters kills special envoy, attacks by insurgents intensify
December 14, 2003-June 27, 2004: Saddam Hussein captured
June 28, 2004-January 29, 2005: Iraq regains sovereignty
January 20, 2005-December 13, 2005: Iraqis hold national elections
December 15, 2005-April 30, 2006: bombing in Samarra escalates sectarian violence, Iraqi Interim Government cedes power to National Unity Government
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ISBN: 9780521767767
ISBN-10: 0521767768
Series: Cambridge International Documents Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 4618
Published: 30th July 2009
Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 21.5  x 28.4
Weight (kg): 8.0