Iraq in a Nutshell
How did Saddam Hussein become so powerful in Iraq? When did the Sunni Muslims begin to control the government and why was that significant? Why did the US go to war and why was war considered a bad idea? Who are the Shi'ites and why do they matter? Who are the Kurds and why do they matter? How important is Iraqi oil? You can quickly find answers to these questions and others in this easy-to-read book.
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Facts and Figures pg
IranIraq War pg
PostSaddam Governments pg
Iraqi Shiites Movements pg
UN Resolutions pg 58
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