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An alliance against Babylon [electronic resource] : the U.S., Israel, and Iraq / John K. Cooley.

By: Cooley, John K, 1927-2008.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 258 p.) : map.ISBN: 9781435660922 (electronic bk.); 1435660927 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Middle East -- History | Middle East -- Politics and government | Arab-Israeli conflict | United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel | Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States | Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993- | Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1958- | Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006 | Israel -- Foreign relations -- Iraq | Iraq -- Foreign relations -- Israel | United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq | Iraq -- Foreign relations -- United States | Iraq War, 2003-2011 | Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006 | Conflit isra�elo-arabe | Guerre en Irak, 2003- | Moyen-Orient -- Histoire | Moyen-Orient -- Politique et gouvernement | �Etats-Unis -- Relations ext�erieures -- Isra�el | Isra�el -- Relations ext�erieures -- �Etats-Unis | Isra�el -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1993- | Irak -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1958-1979 | Isra�el -- Relations ext�erieures -- Irak | Irak -- Relations ext�erieures -- Isra�el | �Etats-Unis -- Relations ext�erieures -- Irak | Irak -- Relations ext�erieures -- �Etats-Unis | HISTORY -- General | Golfoorlog (2003) | Politieke geschiedenis | Aussenpolitik | Irakkrieg | Nahostkonflikt | Irak | Israel | USA | �Husain, �Sadd�am | Nahostkonflikt | Au�enpolitik | Irak | Israel | USA | Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Alliance against Babylon.DDC classification: 956.704/3 Other classification: 15.75 | 89.90 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Babylonian heritage -- The Ottoman empire divided -- "Operation Ezra and Nehemiah": bittersweet flight to Zion -- Iraq enters the Palestine arena -- M�enage �a quatre: the U.S., Israel, Iran, and the Iraqi Kurds -- How the CIA gave Saddam a leg up -- Saddam's reign (I): business with the U.S.; warfare with Israel -- Saddam's reign (II): power plays and war, 1970-80 -- Saddam's reign (III): defeat and defiance, 1980-90 -- From Jerusalem to Washington: an alliance strengthened and confirmed -- Endgame: Iraq democratized or dismembered?
Review: "Drawing from unpublished sources, as well as from John Cooley's personal encounters with principal players such as David Ben-Gurion, the Shah of Iran, Anwar al-Sadat, King Hussein of Jordan, and Saddam Hussein himself, this book gives a uniquely valuable perspective on the complex history of Iraq and why it continues to be at the heart of world affairs."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-246) and index.

The Babylonian heritage -- The Ottoman empire divided -- "Operation Ezra and Nehemiah": bittersweet flight to Zion -- Iraq enters the Palestine arena -- M�enage �a quatre: the U.S., Israel, Iran, and the Iraqi Kurds -- How the CIA gave Saddam a leg up -- Saddam's reign (I): business with the U.S.; warfare with Israel -- Saddam's reign (II): power plays and war, 1970-80 -- Saddam's reign (III): defeat and defiance, 1980-90 -- From Jerusalem to Washington: an alliance strengthened and confirmed -- Endgame: Iraq democratized or dismembered?

"Drawing from unpublished sources, as well as from John Cooley's personal encounters with principal players such as David Ben-Gurion, the Shah of Iran, Anwar al-Sadat, King Hussein of Jordan, and Saddam Hussein himself, this book gives a uniquely valuable perspective on the complex history of Iraq and why it continues to be at the heart of world affairs."--Jacket.

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