After twenty-five years of thinly veiled hostility, U.S. relations with post-monarchial Iraq have warmed dramatically. Simultaneously, Iraq's sovereignty has become the keystone of Gulf stability, due to Iraq's military and economic resilience and to the rise of Khomeini's Iran and the waning of Saudi influence. In this book, five leading analysts

chapter 1|20 pages

War and Oil: Implications for Iraq’s Postwar Role in Gulf Security

ByFrederick W. Axelgard

chapter 3|26 pages

Economic Outlook: Guns and Butter, Phase Two?

ByJonathan Crusoe

chapter 4|25 pages

Iraq in the Gulf

ByEdmund Ghareeb

chapter 5|12 pages

Iraq and the Superpowers

ByMark N. Katz