The Mess They Made: The Middle East After Iraq

June 26, 2007|
The Mess They Made: The Middle East After Iraq by Gwynne Dyer
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As Iraq descends ever closer to civil war, no one doubts that George W. Bush''s Iraq strategy has been an abysmal failure -- just as Gwynne Dyer argued it would be in both Ignorant Armies and Future: Tense. The question now is what will happen not just in Iraq but in the whole Middle East region once American troops are withdrawn. In The Mess They Made, Dyer predicts that the Middle East will go through the biggest shake up since the region was conquered and folded into the Ottoman Empire five centuries ago.

In his trademark vivid prose, and in arguments as clear as his research is thorough, Dyer brings his considerable knowledge and understanding of the region to bear on the issue of how widespread the meltdown in the Middle East will likely be. In five chapters, Dyer points the way from present policies and events to likely future developments in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and in the various other countries of the region, not least of which is nuclear-armed Israel.
Gwynne Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, broadcaster, filmmakter, and lecturer on international affairs for more than twenty years but he was originally trained as an historian. Born in Newfoundland in 1943, he earned degrees from Canadian, American, and British universities, finishing with a Ph.D. in Military and M...
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Title:The Mess They Made: The Middle East After Iraq
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:280 pages, 8.46 X 5.61 X 0.72 in
Shipping dimensions:280 pages, 8.46 X 5.61 X 0.72 in
Published:June 26, 2007
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771029806

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