This book explains why the Iraq War took place, and the war's impacts on Iraq, the United States, the Middle East, and other nations around the world. It explores conflict's potential consequences for future rationales for war, foreign policy, the United Nations, and international law and justice.

chapter |4 pages


chapter 1|16 pages

Culture and History of Iraq

Ancient Mesopotamia to the British Mandate

chapter 6|44 pages

The Iraq War

Causes, Invasion, and Postinvasion Policies

chapter 8|30 pages

Postinvasion Iraq

Occupation and Insurgency

chapter 10|34 pages

Impacts of the Iraq War