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Are the Iraqi security forces ready to stand guard over the country?
|Some organs of the major media, such as The New York Times, are expressing regret that they did not examine more closely the Bush adm|
The Strongest Tribe: War, Politics, and the Endgame in Iraq; Nights in the Pink Motel: An American Strategist's Pursuit of Peace in Iraq
Among the ten “counterinsurgency lessons” Bing West offers in the appendix of The Strongest Tribe, his indispensible account of how the U.S.-led “surge” turned the tide of war in Iraq, the following insight, read in the context of America’s deepening involvement in the Afghan co
Of the slew of books examining the U.S. role in Iraq in recent years, this is the ﬁrst to focus on the impact of the invasion and occupation on Iraqi women, despite the volume of talk about women’s rights in the run-up to the invasion.
Torture Team is a fascinating book that ably and clearly navigates through legal memos and traces the origins of the decision to use torture on those captured and imprisoned in Guantanamo.
When Jane Mayer’s The Dark Side was published a few months ago, it stunned reviewers with its revelations of torture and other abuses that government officials have committed since 9/11 in the name of the “War on Terror.” These ugly acts, painful to read about, were far more painful to