The Long Road to Baghdad: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the Present
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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THE LONG ROAD TO BAGHDAD: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the PresentUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Precise narrative connects the dots between Vietnam and Gulf War II, primarily from a political and diplomatic perspective.Gardner (History/Rutgers Univ.; Pay Any Price: Lyndon Johnson and the Wars ... Read full review
The Long Road to Baghdad: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the PresentUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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