Iraq Then and Now
Each book in this series deals with one of the major players or factors in the continuing conflict in the Middle East, whether it's the changing situation in Iraq, the Israeli-Palestinaian conflict, or the role of oil in regional and world politics. It explains how the subject has developed over the last century or so, exploring the causes of conflict and lending background to current affairs. This provides the necessary context and background so that students can better understand current events. The books include: maps, graphs, and charts, primary sources, chapter and comprehensive timelines, vocabulary boxes, and fact boxes.
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Abbasid Afghanistan Aflaq air attack aircraft Arab revolt army Ayad Allawi Ba'ath Party Ba'athist Ba'athist coup Baghdad Pact Basra began biological weapons Born Britain British troops Bush's Caliph chemical weapons city of Najaf civilians Coalition Provisional Authority continued died elections Fallujah George H.W. Bush Gulf Hulagu including Iraq Interim Government interim prime minister invasion of Iraq invasion of Kuwait Iran Iraq's oil Iraqi government Iraqi troops Islam killed King Faisal king of Iraq Kurdish Kurdish area Kurds Laden leader mass destruction Middle East military coup Mohammed monarchy Mongols Najaf neighbors no-fly zones northern Iraq nuclear Nuri al-Said occupying forces oil revenue Operation Desert Fox ordinary Iraqis overthrown percent of Iraqis population President Bush Putin Qassem regime ruled ruler Saddam Hussein sanctions Schwarzkopf Shi'ite Muslims Soviet Union Sunni Muslims T.E. Lawrence Tikrit U.S. and British U.S. President U.S. President George UNSCOM violence weapons inspectors weapons of mass