The Long Road to Baghdad: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the Present

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The New Press, 2010 - History - 310 pages
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A chronicle of the period between the Vietnam and Iraq wars makes cautionary observations about America's role in the Middle East, evaluating how shifting foreign policies and efforts to establish an American presence rendered the Iraq war an inevitable outcome of half a century of questionable agendas. 20,000 first printing.
  

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In this meticulously detailed analysis, Gardner (Research Professor of History, Rutgers Univ.; Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam) finds the seeds of the second Gulf War in two festering national ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Notes
273
Index
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Lloyd C. Gardner is Research Professor of History at Rutgers University and the author and editor of more than a dozen books, including Three Kings and Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam both from The New Press. He lives in Newtown, Pennsylvania

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