Understanding the roots of political Islam and Islamic revivalism requires a multidimensional and contextual analysis. Mir Zohair Husain has managed to create one.
This book addresses the impact on the Iraqi economy of the two Gulf wars, the Iran-Iraq War and the recent Gulf War which followed Iraq's invasion and subsequent occupation of Kuwait.
This is an interesting book,
Laurie Brand, a professor of international relations at the University of Southern California, has a talent for approaching her subjects from unique perspectives.