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The 2003 Invasion and Its Aftermath
Iraq’s History
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List Published: 6/20/02
Revised: 2/22/06
Last Updated: 3/18/14

The 2003 Invasion and Its Aftermath

What Kind of Liberation?: Women and the Occupation of Iraq
Nadje Al-Ali, Nicola Pratt
ISBN-13: 9780520257290 (cloth)
University of California Press, 2009

The Struggle for Iraq's Future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy
Zaid Al-Ali
ISBN-13: 9780300187267 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2014

The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace
Ali A. Allawi
ISBN-10: 0300136145 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300136142 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2007

Bush's Wars
Terry H. Anderson
ISBN-13: 9780199747528 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2011

The Atlantic Alliance Under Stress: US-European Relations after Iraq
David M. Andrews, editor
ISBN-10: 0521614082 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780521614085 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2005

The Secret History of al Qaeda
Abdel Bari Atwan
ISBN-10: 0520249747 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520249745 (cloth)
University of California Press, 2006

Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars
Spencer D. Bakich
ISBN-13: 9780226107684 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226107714 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226107851
University of Chicago Press, 2014

The Battle for Iraq: BBC News Correspondents on the War against Saddam
Sara Beck, Malcolm Downing, editors
ISBN-10: 0801879361 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801879364 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003

American Wars, American Peace: Notes from a Son of the Empire
Philip D. Beidler
ISBN-10: 082032969X (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780820329697 (cloth)
University of Georgia Press, 2007

The International Law of Occupation
Eyal Benvenisti
ISBN-10: 0691121303 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691121307 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2004

Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq
Scott A. Bonn
ISBN-13: 9780813547893 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813549965
Rutgers University Press, 2010

Things Fall Apart: Containing the Spillover from an Iraqi Civil War
Daniel L. Byman, Kenneth M. Pollack author info
ISBN-13: 9780815713791 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2007

The Gods of Diyala: Transfer of Command in Iraq
Caleb S. Cage, Gregory M. Tomlin
ISBN-13: 9781603440387 (cloth)
Texas A&M University Press, 2008

Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction
Graciana del Castillo
ISBN-13: 9780199237739 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2008

Making States Work: State Failure and the Crisis of Governance
Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur, editors
ISBN-10: 928081107X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9789280811070 (paper)
United Nations University Press, 2005

After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy
Christopher J. Coyne
ISBN-13: 9780804754408 (paper)
Stanford University Press, 2007

Orientalism and Islam: European Thinkers on Oriental Despotism in the Middle East and India
Michael Curtis
ISBN-13: 9780521767255 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521749619 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq
Thomas Cushman, editor author info
ISBN-10: 0520245555 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780520244863 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520245556 (paper)
University of California Press, 2005

Beyond Preemption: Force and Legitimacy in a Changing World
Ivo H. Daalder, editor
ISBN-13: 9780815716853 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2007

Hiroshima After Iraq: Three Studies in Art and War
Rosalyn Deutsche
ISBN-13: 9780231152785 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231152792 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2010

The CIA and the Culture of Failure: U.S. Intelligence from the End of the Cold War to the Invasion of Iraq
John Diamond
ISBN-13: 9780804756013 (cloth)
Stanford University Press, 2008

America's Role in Nation-Building: From Germany to Iraq
James Dobbins, ohn G. McGinn, Keith Crane, Seth G. Jones, Rollie Lal, Andrew Rathmell, Rachel M. Swanger, Anga Timilsina, ,
ISBN-10: 083303460X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833034601 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2003

Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security
John S. Duffield, Peter J. Dombrowski
ISBN-13: 9780804760133 (cloth)
Stanford University Press, 2009

The Iraq Papers
John Ehrenberg, J. Patrice McSherry, Jose Ramon Sanchez and Caroleen Marji Sayej
ISBN-13: 9780195398595 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2009

Terror and Territory: The Spatial Extent of Sovereignty
Stuart Elden
ISBN-13: 9780816654833 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816654840 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2009

Echoes of Violence: Letters from a War Reporter
Carolin Emcke
ISBN-13: 9780691129037 (cloth)
Princeton University Press, 2007

Baghdad Bulletin: Dispatches on the American Occupation
Dave Enders
ISBN-13: 9780472114696 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780472031696 (paper)
University of Michigan Press, 2005

Nimo’s War, Emma’s WarMaking Feminist Sense of the Iraq War
Cynthia Enloe
ISBN-13: 9780520260771 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520260788 (paper)
University of California Press, 2010

Revolt on the Tigris:The Al-Sadr Uprising and the Governing of Iraq
Mark Etherington
ISBN-10: 0801444519 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801444517 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2005

What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation Building
Noah Feldman author info
ISBN-10: 0691126127 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691126128 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2006

America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy
Francis Fukuyama
ISBN-10: 0300113994 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300113990 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300122534 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2006

Nation-Building: Beyond Afghanistan and Iraq
Francis Fukuyama
ISBN-10: 0801883342 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801883347 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005

The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global, 2nd Edition
Fawaz A. Gerges
ISBN-13: 9780521519359 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521737432 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Iraq War
Ashley Gilbertson
ISBN-13: 9780226293257 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2007

Preventive Attack and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Comparative Historical Analysis
Lyle J. Goldstein
ISBN-13: 9780804750264 (cloth)
Stanford University Press, 2006

Networked Forces in Stability Operations: 101st Airborne Division, 3/2 and 1/25 Stryker Brigades in Northern Iraq
Daniel Gonzales, John Hollywood, Jerry M. Sollinger, James, McFadden, John DeJarnette, Sarah Harting, Donald Temple
ISBN-13: 9780833043030 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2007

The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib
Karen J. Greenberg, Joshua L. Dratel, editors
ISBN-10: 0521853249 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521853248 (cloth)
Cambridge University Press, 2005

The Torture Debate in America
Karen J. Greenberg, editor
ISBN-10: 0521674611 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780521674614 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2005

Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President
Richard N. Haass, Martin S. Indyk author info
ISBN-13: 9780815738695 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2008

Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom
Mohammed Hafez
ISBN-13: 9781601270047 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007

America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order
Stefan Halper, Jonathan Clarke
ISBN-13: 9780521838344 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521674607 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2005

Negotiating in Civil Conflict: Constitutional Construction and Imperfect Bargaining in Iraq
Haider Ala Hamoudi
ISBN-13: 9780226315348 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226068824 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226068794
University of Chicago Press, 2013

Managing Arab-Kurd Tensions in Northern Iraq After the Withdrawal of U.S. Troops
Larry Hanauer, Jeffrey Martini, Omar Al-Shahery,
ISBN-13: 9780833053213 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2011

Globalization and Empire: The U.S. Invasion of Iraq, Free Markets, and the Twilight of Democracy
Stephen John Hartnett, Laura Ann Stengrim,  author info
ISBN-10: 0817315012 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780817315016 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780817355623 (paper)
University of Alabama Press, 2006

Explaining the Iraq War: Counterfactual Theory, Logic and Evidence
Frank P. Harvey
ISBN-13: 9781107014725 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781107676589 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2011

Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in Iraq
Ahmed S. Hashim
ISBN-10: 0801444527 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801444524 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2006

Networks of Democracy: Lessons from Kosovo for Afghanistan, Iraq and Beyond
Anne Holohan
ISBN-10: 0804751900 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0804751919 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780804751902 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780804751919 (paper)
Stanford University Press, 2005

American Public Opinion on the Iraq War
Ole R. Holsti
ISBN-13: 9780472117048 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780472034802 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780472027828
University of Michigan Press, 2011

Ugly War Pretty Package: How CNN and Fox News Made the Invasion of Iraq High Concept
Deborah L. Jaramillo
ISBN-13: 9780253353634 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780253221223 (paper)
Indiana University Press, 2009

Al Qaeda in Its Third Decade: Irreversible Decline or Imminent Victory?
Brian Michael Jenkins
ISBN-13: 9780833060259 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2012

Resisting Rebellion: The History and Politics of Counterinsurgency
Anthony James Joes
ISBN-10: 0813123399 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813123394 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813191706 (paper)
University Press of Kentucky, 2004

Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories from Iraq
Michael Kamber
ISBN-13: 9780292744080 (cloth)
University of Texas Press, 2013

Leaving without Losing: The War on Terror after Iraq and Afghanistan
Mark N. Katz
ISBN-13: 9781421405582 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781421411835 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012

Iraq in Wartime: Soldiering, Martyrdom, and Remembrance
Dina Rizk Khoury
ISBN-13: 9780521884617 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521711531 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781107302235
Cambridge University Press, 2013

Cradle of Conflict: Iraq and the Birth of the Modern U.S. Military
Michael Knights
ISBN-10: 1591144442 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591144441 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2005

From Superpower to Besieged Global Power: Restoring World Order after the Failure of the Bush Doctrine
Edward A. Kolodziej, Roger E. Kanet, editors
ISBN-13: 9780820329772 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780820330747 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780820336350
University of Georgia Press, 2008

From Desolation to Reconstruction: Iraq’s Troubled Journey
Mokhtar Lamani, Bessma Momani, editors
ISBN-13: 9781554582297 (paper)
Wilfrid Laurier University Press and Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), 2010

American Public Support for U.S. Military Operations from Mogadishu to Baghdad
Eric V. Larson, Bogdan Savych
ISBN-10: 0833036726 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833036728 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2005

Limits of U.S. Military Capability: Lessons from Vietnam and Iraq
James H. Lebovic author info
ISBN-13: 9780801894725 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010

Losing Small Wars: British Military Failure in Iraq and Afghanistan
Frank Ledwidge
ISBN-13: 9780300182743 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2012

Reshaping Rogue States: Preemption, Regime Change, and US Policy toward Iran, Iraq, and North Korea
Alexander T. J. Lennon, Camille Eiss, editors
ISBN-10: 0262621908 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780262621908 (paper)
MIT Press, 2004

The Road Ahead: Middle East Policy in the Bush Administration's Second Term
Flynt Leverett, editor
ISBN-10: 0815752059 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780815752059 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2005

The American Era: Power and Strategy for the 21st Century
Robert J. Lieber
ISBN-13: 9780521857376 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521697385 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2007

America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy
James M. Lindsay, Ivo. H. Daalder
ISBN-13: 9780815716884 (cloth)
Brookings Institution Press, 2003

Iraq | Perspectives
Benjamin Lowy
ISBN-13: 9780822351665 (cloth)
Duke University Press, 2011

After Bush: The Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy
Timothy J. Lynch, Robert S. Singh
ISBN-13: 9780521880046 (cloth)
Cambridge University Press, 2008

Baghdad at Sunrise: A Brigade Commander's War in Iraq
Peter R. Mansoor
ISBN-10: 030014069X (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300140699 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2008

Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War
Peter R. Mansoor
ISBN-13: 9780300172355 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2013

Occupying Iraq: A History of the Coalition Provisional Authority
Siddharth Mohandas
ISBN-13: 9780833046659 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2009

The Iraq War: A Military History
Williamson Murray, Major General Robert H. Scales, Jr.
ISBN-10: 0674012801 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0674019687 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780674012806 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780674019683 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2003

From Vietnam to 9/11: On the Front Lines of National Security; 2nd edition
John P. Murtha
ISBN-10: 0271029285 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780271029283 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 2006

Deployed: How Reservists Bear the Burden of Iraq
Michael Musheno, Susan M. Ross
ISBN-13: 9780472070299 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780472050291 (paper)
University of Michigan Press, 2008

Deployed: How Reservists Bear the Burden of Iraq
Michael Musheno, Susan M. Ross
ISBN-13: 9780472050291 (paper)
University of Michigan Press, 2008

Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire
Anne Norton
ISBN-10: 0300109733 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300104363 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300109733 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2005

Defense Strategy for the Post-Saddam Era
Michael E. O'Hanlon
ISBN-10: 0815764677 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780815764670 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2005

The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq
Brendan O'Leary, John McGarry, and Khaled Salih, editors author info
ISBN-10: 0812238702 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0812219732 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780812238709 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812219739 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005

U.S. Policy Options for Iraq: A Reassesmen
Olga Oliker, Keith Crane, Audra K. Grant, Terrence K. Kelly, Andrew Rathmell, David Brannan
ISBN-13: 9780833041685 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2008

Where Is the Lone Ranger, Second Edition: America's Search for a Stability Force
Robert M. Perito
ISBN-13: 9781601271532 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 2013

Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War
Jonathan Pieslak
ISBN-13: 9780253353238 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780253220875 (paper)
Indiana University Press, 2009

Intelligence and U.S. Foreign Policy: Iraq, 9/11, and Misguided Reform
Paul R. Pillar
ISBN-13: 9780231157926 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2011

Terrorism and U.S Foreign Policy
Paul R. Pillar
ISBN-10: 0815700040 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0815770774 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780815700043 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780815770770 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2003

Counterinsurgency in Iraq (2003- 2006): RAND Counterinsurgency Study-- Volume 2
Bruce R. Pirnie, Edward O’Connell
ISBN-13: 9780833042972 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2008

A Switch in Time: A New Strategy for America in Iraq
Kenneth M. Pollack author info
ISBN-10: 0815771517 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780815771517 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2006

Deradicalizing Islamist Extremists
Angel Rabasa, Stacie L. Pettyjohn, Jeremy J. Ghez, Christopher Boucek
ISBN-13: 9780833050908 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2010

From Insurgency to Stability: Volume I: Key Capabilities and Practices
Angel Rabasa, John Gordon IV, Peter Chalk, et al.
ISBN-13: 9780833052995 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2011

Developing Iraq’s Security Sector: The Coalition Provisional Authority’s Experience
Andrew Rathmell, Olga Oliker, Terrence K. Kelly, David Brannan, Keith Crane
ISBN-10: 0833038230 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833038234 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2005

Behind the Invasion of Iraq
The Research Unit for Political Economy
ISBN-10: 1583670939 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781583670934 (paper)
New York University Press, distributed for Monthly Review Press, 2003

Basrah, Baghdad, and Beyond: The U.S. Marine Corps in the Second Iraq War
Nicholas E. Reynolds
ISBN-10: 1591147174 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591147176 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2005

Arab Economies in the Twenty-First Century
Paul Rivlin
ISBN-13: 9780521895002 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521719230 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

Iraq at a Distance: What Anthropologists Can Teach Us About the War
Antonius C.G.M. Robben, editor
ISBN-13: 9780812242034 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812221831 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009

The Right War?: The Conservative Debate on Iraq
Gary Rosen, editor
ISBN-13: 9780521856812 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521673181 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2005

The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum
Lawrence Rothfield
ISBN-13: 9780226729459 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2009

Ruff’s War: A Navy Nurse on the Frontline in Iraq
Cdr. Cheryl L. Ruff, Cdr. K. Sue Roper
ISBN-10: 1591147395 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591147398 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2005

Security Sector Reform and Post Conflict Peace Building
Albrecht Schnabel, Hans-Georg Ehrhart, editors
ISBN-10: 9280811096 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9789280811094 (paper)
United Nations University Press, 2006

A Revolution in Military Adaptation: The US Army in the Iraq War
Chad C. Serena
ISBN-13: 9781589017832 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781589018006
Georgetown University Press, 2011

Insurgents, Terrorists, and Militias: The Warriors of Contemporary Combat
Richard H. Shultz Jr., Andrea Dew
ISBN-10: 0231129823 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231129824 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231129831 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2006

Arms Control After Iraq: Normative and Operational Challenges
Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu, Ramesh Thakur, editors
ISBN-10: 9280811312 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9789280811315 (paper)
United Nations University Press, 2006

Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, Updated Edition
P.W. Singer
ISBN-13: 9780801474361 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2008

Sister in the Band of Brothers: Embedded with the 101st Airborne in Iraq
Katherine M. Skiba
ISBN-10: 070061382X (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780700613823 (cloth)
University Press of Kansas, 2005

Why War?: The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez
Philip Smith
ISBN-10: 0226763889 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226763880 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2005

Facilitating Dialogue: USIP's Work in Conflict Zones
David R. Smock, Daniel Serwer
ISBN-13: 9781601271402 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 2012

In the Space of Theory: Postfoundational Geographies of the Nation-State
Matthew Sparke
ISBN-13: 9780816631896 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816631902 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2005

The Law and Practice of International Territorial Administration: Versailles to Iraq and Beyond
Carsten Stahn
ISBN-13: 9780521878005 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2008

Can Might Make Rights?: Building the Rule of Law after Military Interventions
Jane Stromseth, Rosa Brooks, and David Wippman
ISBN-10: 052186089X (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0521678013 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780521860895 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521678018 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2006

Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries,Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery
Terri Tanielian, Lisa H. Jaycox, editors
ISBN-13: 9780833044549 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2008

The Iraq Crisis and World Order: Structural, Institutional and Normative Challenges
Ramesh Thakur, Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu, editors
ISBN-10: 9280811282 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9789280811285 (paper)
United Nations University Press, 2006

Future U.S. Security Relationships with Iraq and Afghanistan: U.S. Air Force Roles
David E. Thaler, Theodore W. Karasik, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Jennifer D.P. Moroney, Frederic Wehrey, Obaid Younossi, Farhana Ali, Robert A. Guffey
ISBN-13: 9780833041975 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2008

The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07
The United States Army, Foreword by Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell, IV
ISBN-13: 9780472033904 (paper)
University of Michigan Press, 2009

Getting Out: Historical Perspectives on Leaving Iraq
Michael Walzer, Nicolaus Mills, Editors
ISBN-13: 9780812242164 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009

Saudi-Iranian Relations Since the Fall of Saddam: Rivalry, Cooperation, and Implications for U.S. Policy
Frederic Wehrey, Theodore Karasik, Alireza Nader, Jeremy Ghez, Lydia Hansell, Robert A. Guffey
ISBN-13: 9780833046574 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2009

Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings
Frederic M. Wehrey
ISBN-13: 9780231165129 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2013

Engineering Peace: The Military Role in Postconflict Reconstruction
Colonel Garland H. Williams
ISBN-10: 1929223579 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781929223572 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 2005

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Iraq’s History

     From British Influence to Saddam
     The Caliphate and Ottoman Rule
     Ancient Mesopotamia

Iraq’s History: General

The Arab Predicament: Arab Political Thought and Practice since 1967, 2nd Edition
Foaud Ajami
ISBN-13: 9780521432436 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521438339 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 1992

The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movements of Iraq: A Study of Iraq's Old Landed and Commercial Classes and of Its Communists, Ba'thists, and Free Officers
Hanna Batatu
ISBN eBook: 9781400820528
Princeton University Press, 2001

Turmoil in the Middle East: Imperialism, War, and Political Instability
Berch Berberoglu
ISBN-10: 0791444112 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0791444120 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780791444115 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791444122 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1999

Reclaiming a Plundered Past: Archaeology and Nation Building in Modern Iraq
Magnus T. Bernhardsson
ISBN-10: 0292709471 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780292709478 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780292725959 (paper)
University of Texas Press, 2005

Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair
Adeed Dawisha
ISBN-10: 0691102732 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0691122725 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691102733 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691122724 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2002

Iraq: A Political History from Independence to Occupation
Adeed Dawisha
ISBN-10: (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691139579 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691157931 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781400846238
Princeton University Press, 2009

The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State
Noah Feldman
ISBN-13: 9780691120454 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691156248 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781400845026
Princeton University Press, 2008

A History of the Arab Peoples, Second Edition
Albert Hourani, Malise Ruthven
ISBN-10: 0674010175 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780674010178 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2003

Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America’s Perilous Path in the Middle East
Rashid Khalidi
ISBN-10: 0807002348 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807002356 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807002346 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807002353 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2005

The Violence of Petro-dollar Regimes: Algeria, Iraq, and Libya
Luis Martinez
ISBN-13: 9780231703024 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2012

Reaching For Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World
Yitzhak Nakash author info
ISBN-13: 9780691134789 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2007

The Kurdish Quasi-State: Development and Dependency in Post-Gulf War Iraq
Denise Natali
ISBN-13: 9780815632177 (cloth)
Syracuse University Press, 2010

From Mesopotamia to Iraq: A Concise History
Hans J. Nissen, Peter Heine
ISBN-13: 9780226586649 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2009

The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands
Jeremy Salt
ISBN-13: 9780520255517 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520261709 (paper)
University of California Press, 2009

Baghdad Sketches
Freya Stark
ISBN-10: 0810160234 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780810160231 (paper)
Northwestern University Press, 1992

A History of Iraq: 3rd Edition
Charles Tripp
ISBN-13: 9780521878234 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521702478 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2007

The Legal Dimensions of Oil and Gas in Iraq: Current Reality and Future Prospects
Rex J. Zedalis
ISBN-13: 9780521766616 (cloth)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

Iraq’s History: From British Influence to Saddam

From Dictatorship to Democracy: An Insider's Account of the Iraqi Opposition to Saddam
Hamid al-Bayati
ISBN-13: 9780812242881 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010

Faisal I of Iraq
Ali A. Allawi
ISBN-13: 9780300127324 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2014

The Other Iraq: Pluralism and Culture in Hashemite Iraq
Orit Bashkin
ISBN-13: 9780804759922 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780804773669 (paper)
Stanford University Press, 2009

Saddam's Word: Political Discourse in Iraq
Ofra Bengio author info
ISBN-10: 0195151852 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780195151855 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2002

Modern Tyrants: The Power and Prevalence of Evil in Our Age
Daniel Chirot
ISBN-10: 0691027773 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691027777 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 1996

Memories of State: Politics, History, and Collective Identity in Modern Iraq
Eric Davis
ISBN-10: 0520235452 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0520235460 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780520235458 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520235465 (paper)
University of California Press, 2005

Inventing Iraq: The Failure of Nation Building and a History Denied
Toby Dodge
ISBN-10: 0231131674 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780231131667 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231131674 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2005

Iraq from Monarchy to Tyranny: From the Hashemites to the Rise of Saddam
Michael Eppel
ISBN-10: 0813027365 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813027364 (cloth)
University Press of Florida, 2004

Western Imperialism in the Middle East, 1914-1958
D. K. Fieldhouse
ISBN-10: 0199287376 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199287376 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2006

Red Star Over Iraq: Iraqi Communism Before Saddam
Johan Franzén
ISBN-13: 9780231702300 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2011

Rules and Rights in the Middle East: Democracy, Law, and Society
Ellis Goldberg, Resat Kasaba, Joel S. Migdal, editors
ISBN-10: 0295972874 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780295972879 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 1993

The Making of Iraq, 1900-1963: Capital, Power, and Ideology
Samira Haj
ISBN-10: 0791432424 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780791432426 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1997

The Rise and Fall of the Communist Party of Iraq
Tareq Y. Ismael
ISBN-13: 9780521873949 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781107405219 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2007

Reclaiming Iraq: The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State
Abbas Kadhim
ISBN-13: 9780292739246 (cloth)
University of Texas Press, 2012

Republic of Fear: The Politics of Modern Iraq
Kanan Makiya
ISBN-10: 0520214390 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780520214392 (paper)
University of California Press, 1998

The Violence of Petrodollar Regimes: Algeria, Iraq, and Libya
Luis Martinez
ISBN-13: 9780231703024 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2012

Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000
Melani McAlister
ISBN-13: 9780520244993 (paper)
University of California Press, 2005

Saddam Hussein's Ba'th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime
Joseph Sassoon
ISBN-13: 9780521193016 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521149150 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781139210416
Cambridge University Press, 2011

Britain's Informal Empire in the Middle East: A Case Study of Iraq 1929-1941
Daniel Silverfarb, Majid Khadduri
ISBN-10: 0195039971 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195039979 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 1986

The Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921
Reeva Spector Simon, Eleanor H. Tejirian, editors
ISBN-10: 023113293X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780231132923 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231132930 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2005

Iraq Between the Two World Wars: The Militarist Origins of Tyranny
Reeva Spector Simon
ISBN-10: 023113214X (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0231132158 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780231132145 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231132152 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2004

Germ Gambits: The Bioweapons Dilemma, Iraq and Beyond
Amy E. Smithson
ISBN-13: 9780804775526 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780804775533 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780804780711
Stanford University Press, 2011

Desert Hell: The British Invasion of Mesopotamia
Charles Townshend
Harvard University Press/Belknap Press, 2011

The Saddam Tapes: The Inner Workings of a Tyrant's Regime, 1978–2001
Kevin M. Woods, David D. Palkki, Mark E. Stout, editors
ISBN-13: 9781107016859 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781107693487 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781139211802
Cambridge University Press, 2011

Iraq’s History: The Caliphate and Ottoman Rule

The Politics of Regional Trade in Iraq, Arabia, and the Gulf, 1745-1900
Hala Fattah
ISBN-10: 0791431142 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780791431146 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1997

Mosul before Iraq: Like Bees Making Five-Sided Cells
Sarah D. Shields
ISBN-10: 0791444880 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780791444887 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2000

Mahdis and Millenarians: Shiite Extremists in Early Muslim Iraq
William F. Tucker
ISBN-13: 9780521883849 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521178372 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780511368394
Cambridge University Press, 2008

Iraq’s History: Ancient Mesopotamia

Civilizations of Ancient Iraq
Benjamin R. Foster, Karen Polinger Foster
ISBN-13: 9780691137223 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691149974 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2009

Mathematics in Ancient Iraq: A Social History
Eleanor Robson
ISBN-13: 9780691091822 (cloth)
Princeton University Press, 2008

The Final Sack of Nineveh
John Malcolm Russell
ISBN-10: 0300074182 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300074185 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 1998

Civilization Before Greece and Rome
H. W. F. Saggs
ISBN-10: 0300050313 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300044409 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300050318 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1991

Ledgers and Prices: Early Mesopotamian Merchant Accounts
Daniel C. Snell
ISBN-10: 0300025173 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300025170 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 1982

Life in the Ancient Near East, 3100-332 B.C.E.
Daniel C. Snell
ISBN-10: 0300076665 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300076660 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1997

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Iraq’s International Relations

     The First Gulf War
     The Iran/Iraq War

Iraq’s International Relations: General

Iraq, 1990–2006, 3 Volume Set: A Diplomatic History Through Documents
Philip E. Auerswald
ISBN-13: 9780521767767 (cloth)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea
Gawdat Bahgat
ISBN-10: 0813026393 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813026398 (cloth)
University Press of Florida, 2003

Iraq, Its Neighbors, and the United States: Competition, Crisis, and the Reordering of Power
Henri J. Barkey, Scott B. Lasensky, Phebe Marr, editors
ISBN-13: 9781601270771 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 2011

Dialogues in Arab Politics: Negotiations in Regional Order
Michael Barnett
ISBN-10: 0231109180 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0231109199 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780231109185 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231109192 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 1998

Allies Divided: Transatlantic Policies for the Greater Middle East
Robert D. Blackwill, Michael Sturmer, editors
ISBN-10: 0262522446 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780262522441 (paper)
MIT Press, 1997

The Middle East Military Balance, 1999-2000
Shlomo Brom, Yiftah Shapir, editors
ISBN-10: 0262024780 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262024785 (cloth)
MIT Press, 1999

The Middle East Military Balance, 2001–2002
Shlomo Brom, Yiftah Shapir
ISBN-10: 0262062313 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262062312 (cloth)
MIT Press, 2002

Confronting Iraq: U.S. Policy and the Use of Force Since the Gulf War
Daniel L. Byman, Matthew Waxman author info
ISBN-10: 0833028138 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833028136 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2000

The Persian Gulf in the Coming Decade: Trends, Threats, and Opportunities
Daniel L. Byman, John R. Wise author info
ISBN-10: 0833032062 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833032065 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2002

Vortex of Conflict: U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq
Dan Caldwell
ISBN-13: 9780804776660 (paper)
Stanford University Press, 2011

The New Sovereignty: Compliance with International Regulatory Agreements
Abram Chayes, Antonia Handler Chayes
ISBN-10: 0674617827 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0674617835 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780674617827 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780674617834 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 1998

Crescent of Crisis: U.S.-European Strategy for the Greater Middle East
Ivo H. Daalder, Nicole Gnesotto, and Philip H. Gordon, editors
ISBN-10: 0815716907 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0815716893 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780815716907 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780815716891 (paper)
Brookings Institution Press, 2005

Re-Envisioning Peacekeeping: The United Nations and the Mobilization of Ideology
Francois Debrix
ISBN-10: 0816632367 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0816632375 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780816632374 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 1999

The Arab World After Desert Storm
Muhammad Faour
ISBN-10: 1878379313 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781878379313 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 1993

International Relations of the Middle East, New Edition
Louise Fawcett
ISBN-10: 0199269637 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780199269631 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2005

The Middle East Military Balance, 2000-2001
Shai Feldman, Yiftah Shapir, editors
ISBN-10: 0262062194 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262062190 (cloth)
MIT Press, 2001

Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control in the Middle East
Shai Feldman
ISBN-10: 0262561085 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780262061896 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262561082 (paper)
MIT Press, 1996

Ally to Adversary: An Eyewitness Account of Iraq's Fall from Grace
Rick Francona author info
ISBN-10: 1557502811 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781557502810 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 1999

Bridging the Gap: Theory and Practice in Foreign Policy
Alexander L. George
ISBN-10: 1878379224 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781878379221 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 1993

Oil in the New World Order
Kate Gillespie, Clement M. Henry
ISBN-10: 0813013674 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813013671 (cloth)
University Press of Florida, 1995

Invisible War: The United States and the Iraq Sanctions
Joy Gordon
ISBN-13: 9780674035713 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780674064089 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2010

The Mujahedin-e Khalq in Iraq: A Policy Conundrum
Jeremiah Goulka, Lydia Hansell, Elizabeth Wilke, Judith Larson
ISBN-13: 9780833047014 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2009

Missions Accomplished?: The United States and Iraq Since World War I
Peter L. Hahn
ISBN-13: 9780195333381 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2011

The Middle East in International Relations: Power, Politics and Ideology
Fred Halliday
ISBN-10: 0521597412 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780521597418 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2005

The Middle East: The Changing Strategic Environment
F. Stephen Larrabee
ISBN-13: 9780833039507 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2006

Planning the Unthinkable: How New Powers Will Use Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons
Peter R. Lavoy, Scott D. Sagan, and James D. Wirtz
ISBN-10: 0801487048 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780801487040 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2000

Why Syria Goes to War: Thirty Years of Confrontation
Fred H. Lawson
ISBN-10: 0801423732 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801423734 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 1996

Biological Weapons: Limiting the Threat
Joshua Lederberg, editor
ISBN-10: 0262621282 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780262621281 (paper)
MIT Press, 1999

American Orientalism: The United States and the Middle East since 1945
Douglas Little
ISBN-10: 0807855391 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807855393 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2004

Rogue States and U.S. Foreign Policy: Containment after the Cold War
Robert S. Litwak author info
ISBN-10: 0943875978 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780943875972 (paper)
Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2000

Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism, 2nd Edition
Zachary Lockman
ISBN-13: 9780521115872 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521133074 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2009

Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, al-Jazeera, and Middle East Politics Today
Marc Lynch
ISBN-10: 0231134487 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231134484 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2006

The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005
David M. Malone
ISBN-13: 9780199238682 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2007

Rightsizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders
Brendan O'Leary, Ian S. Lustick, and Thomas Callaghy, editors
ISBN-10: 0199244901 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199244904 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2002

The Kurdish Nationalist Movement in the 1990s: Its Impact on Turkey and the Middle East
Robert Olson
ISBN-10: 0813108969 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813108964 (paper)
University Press of Kentucky, 1996

Arabs at War, Military Effectiveness, 1948–1991
Kenneth M. Pollack author info
ISBN-10: 0803237332 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0803287836 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780803237339 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780803287839 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1991

Suits and Uniforms: Turkish Foreign Policy Since the Cold War
Philip Robins
ISBN-10: 0295982810 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780295982816 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2003

Anti-American Terrorism and the Middle East: A Documentary Reader
Barry Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin
ISBN-10: 0195176596 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780195176599 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2002

The Iraq Effect: The Middle East After the Iraq War
Frederic Wehrey, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Jessica Watkins, Jeffrey, Martini, Robert A. Guffey
ISBN-13: 9780833047885 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2010

Iraq and the Use of Force in International Law
Marc Weller
ISBN-13: 9780199595303 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2010

Detect, Dismantle, and Disarm: IAEA Verification, 1992–2005
Christine Wing, Fiona Simpson
ISBN-13: 9781601270764 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 2013

Crude Awakenings: Global Oil Security and American Foreign Policy
Steve A. Yetiv author info
ISBN-10: 0801442680 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801442681 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2004

Iraq’s International Relations: The First Gulf War

A Review of the Scientific Literature as it Pertains to Gulf War Illnesses: Volume 5: Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents
William Augerson
ISBN-10: 0833026801 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833026804 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2000

Military Persuasion: Deterrence and Provocation in Crisis and War
Stephen Cimbala
ISBN-10: 0271010061 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780271010069 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 1999

Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War
Jeffrey Engel, editor
ISBN-13: 9780199796281 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2012

Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait’s Elusive Frontier with Iraq
David H. Finnie
ISBN-10: 0674806395 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780674806399 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 1992

The Gulf Conflict, 1990-1991: Diplomacy and War in the New World Order
Lawrence Freedman, Efraim Karsh
ISBN-10: 0691037728 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691037721 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 1995

The Middle East after Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait
Robert O. Freedman
ISBN-10: 0813012147 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0813012155 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813012148 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813012155 (paper)
University Press of Florida, 1993

The Continuing Storm: Iraq, Poisonous Weapons, and Deterrence
Avigdor Haselkorn
ISBN-10: 0300075820 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300075823 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 1999

Presidential Decisions for War: Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, and Iraq, 2nd edition
Gary R. Hess author info
ISBN-13: 9780801891236 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801891243 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009

Camp Colt to Desert Storm: The History of U.S. Armored Forces
George F. Hofmann, Donn A. Starry, editors
ISBN-10: 0813121302 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813121307 (cloth)
University Press of Kentucky, 1999

Combined Arms Warfare In The Twentieth Century
Jonathan House
ISBN-10: 0700610812 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0700610987 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780700610815 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780700610983 (paper)
University Press of Kansas, 2001

The Gulf War and the New World Order: International Relations of the Middle East
Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael
ISBN-10: 0813012643 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0813012651 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813012643 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813012650 (paper)
University Press of Florida, 1994

War in the Gulf, 1990-91: The Iraq-Kuwait Conflict and its Implications
Majid Khadduri, Edmund Ghareeb
ISBN-10: 0195149793 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780195149791 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2001

America's Battalion: Marines in the First Gulf War
Otto J. Lehrack
ISBN-10: 0817314520 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780817314521 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780817354978 (paper)
University of Alabama Press, 2005

Saddam's War of Words: Politics, Religion, and the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait
Jerry Mark Long
ISBN-10: 0292702647 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780292702646 (paper)
University of Texas Press, 2004

Shield and Sword: The United States Navy in the Persian Gulf War
Edward J. Marolda author info
ISBN-10: 1557504857 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781557504852 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2001

Tip of the Spear: U.S. Marine Light Armor in the Gulf War
G. J. Michaels
ISBN-10: 1557505993 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781557505996 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591144984 (paper)
Naval Institute Press, 1998

America Recommitted: A Superpower Assesses Its Role in a Turbulent World (2nd edition)
Donald E. Nuechterlein
ISBN-10: 0813190053 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813190051 (paper)
University Press of Kentucky, 2000

Bombing to Win: Air Power and Coercion in War
Robert A. Page
ISBN-10: 0801483115 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780801483110 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1996

Dark Victory: America’s Second War Against Iraq
Jeffrey Record
ISBN-10: 1591147115 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591147114 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2004

Special Operations Forces and Elusive Enemy Ground Targets: Lessons from Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War
William Rosenau
ISBN-10: 083303071X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780833030719 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2001

Friendly Fire: The Accidental Shootdown of U.S. Black Hawks over Northern Iraq
Scott A. Snook
ISBN-10: 0691095183 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691095189 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2002

Hornets over Kuwait
Jay A. Stout author info
ISBN-10: 1557508356 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 1997

Baghdad Express: A Gulf War Memoir
Joel Turnipseed author info
ISBN-10: 0873514505 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780873514507 (cloth)
Minnesota Historical Society Press/Borealis Books, 2003

The Eyes of Orion: Five Tank Lieutenants in the Persian Gulf War
Alex Vernon, with Neal Creighton, Jr., Greg Downey, Rob Holmes, and Dave Trybula
ISBN-10: 0873386337 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0873387155 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780873386333 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780873387156 (paper)
Kent State University Press, 1999

Explaining Foreign Policy: U.S. Decision-Making in the Gulf Wars
Steve A. Yetiv author info
ISBN-13: 9780801898938 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801898945 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011

Iraq’s International Relations: The Iran/Iraq War

A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja
Joost R. Hiltermann
ISBN-13: 9780521876865 (cloth)
Cambridge University Press, 2007

The United Nations, Iran, and Iraq: How Peacemaking Changed
Cameron R. Hume
ISBN-10: 0253328748 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780253328748 (cloth)
Indiana University Press, 1994

Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution, Updated Edition
Nikki R. Keddie, with a section by Yann Richard author info
ISBN-10: 0300121059 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300121056 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2006

Iranian Perspectives on the Iran-Iraq War
Farhang Rajaee
ISBN-10: 081301476X (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813014760 (cloth)
University Press of Florida, 1993

The Iran-Iraq War: The Politics of Aggression
Farhang Rajaee
ISBN-10: 0813011760 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0813011779 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813011769 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813011776 (paper)
University Press of Florida, 1997

My Life Is a Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing
Christoph Reuter
ISBN-10: 0691117594 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0691126151 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691117591 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691126159 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2006

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Iraq’s Culture and Society

     The People of Iraq
     Art, Literature, and Language

Iraq’s Culture and Society: The People of Iraq

Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate
Leila Ahmed
ISBN-10: 0300055838 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300055832 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1993

Swimming Up the Tigris: Real Life Encounters with Iraq
Barbara Nimri Aziz
ISBN-13: 9780813031446 (cloth)
University Press of Florida, 2007

Shi’ism and Social Protest
Juan R. I. Cole, Nikki R. Keddie
ISBN-10: 0300035535 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300035537 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1986

Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present
Noga Efrati
ISBN-13: 9780231158145 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2012

Sectarianism in Iraq: Antagonistic Visions of Unity
Fanar Haddad
ISBN-13: 9780231702324 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2011

Resolving Kirkuk: Lessons Learned from Settlements of Earlier Ethno-Territorial Conflicts
Larry Hanauer, Laurel E. Miller
ISBN-13: 9780833068422 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2012

A Documentary History of Modern Iraq
Stacy E. Holden, editor
ISBN-13: 9780813040165 (cloth)
University Press of Florida, 2012

Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender
Nikki R. Keddie, Beth Baron, editors author info
ISBN-10: 0300056974 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300050059 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300056976 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1993

Kurdistan on the Global Stage: Kinship, Land, and Community in Iraq
Diane E. King
ISBN-13: 9780813563534 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813563527 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813563541
Rutgers University Press, 2013

Voices from Iraq: A People’s History, 2003-2009
Mark Kukis
ISBN-13: 9780231156929 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2011

The Shi’is of Iraq
Yitzhak Nakash author info
ISBN-10: 0691115753 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691034317 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691115757 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2003

The Wake of War: Encounters with the People of Iraq and Afghanistan
Anne Nivat
ISBN-10: 0807002402 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807002407 (cloth)
Beacon Press, 2005

The Last Jews in Baghdad: Remembering a Lost Homeland
Nissim Rejwan
ISBN-10: 0292702930 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780292702936 (cloth)
University of Texas Press, 2004

The Kurdish Nationalist Movement: Opportunity, Mobilization and Identity
David Romano
ISBN-13: 9780521850414 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521684262 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2006

Performing Democracy in Iraq and South Africa: Gender, Media, and Resistance
Kimberly Wedeven Segall
ISBN-13: 9780815633433 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780815652564
Syracuse University Press, 2013

Nationalism and Minority Identities in Islamic Societies
Maya Shatzmiller
ISBN-10: 0773528474 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0773528482 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780773528475 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780773528482 (paper)
McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005

Iraq’s Culture and Society: Religion

New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq
Orit Bashkin
ISBN-13: 9780804778749 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780804778756 (paper)
Stanford University Press, 2012

Roman Catholics and Shi‘i Muslims: Prayer, Passion, and Politics
James A. Bill, John Alden Williams
ISBN-10: 0807826898 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807854999 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807826898 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807854990 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2003

Islam: A Thousand Years of Faith and Power
Jonathan Bloom, Sheila Blair
ISBN-10: 0300094221 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300094220 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2001

Muslim Networks from Hajj to Hip Hop
Miriam Cooke, Bruce B. Lawrence, editors
ISBN-10: 0807829234 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 080785588X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807829233 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807855881 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2005

Following Muhammad
Carl W. Ernst
ISBN-10: 0807828378 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807855774 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807828373 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807855775 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2004

Islam and Social Policy
Stephen P. Heyneman, Editor
ISBN-10: 0826514464 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0826514472 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780826514479 (paper)
Vanderbilt University Press, 2004

Shi‘i Scholars of Nineteenth-Century Iraq: The ‘Ulama’ of Najaf and Karbala’
Meir Litvak
ISBN-10: 0521892961 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780521892964 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2002

The Renewal of Islamic Law: Muhammad Baqer as-Sadr, Najaf and the Shi'i International
Chibli Mallat
ISBN-10: 0521531225 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780521531221 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2004

An Introduction to Shi'i Islam: The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shi’ism
Moojan Momen
ISBN-10: 0300035314 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300035315 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1987

Islam and Revolution in the Middle East
Harry Munson, Jr.
ISBN-10: 0300046049 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300046045 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1989

The Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam: Negotiating Ideology and Religious Inquiry
Omid Safi
ISBN-10: 0807829935 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807856576 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807829936 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807856574 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2006

Radical Islam: Medieval Theology and Modern Politics, Enlarged Edition
Emmanuel Sivan
ISBN-10: 0300049153 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300049152 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1990

Iraq’s Culture and Society: Art, Literature, and Language

The Waiting List: An Iraqi Woman's Tales of Alienation
Daisy Al-Amir
ISBN-10: 0292790678 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780292790674 (paper)
University of Texas Press, 1994

Love, Death, and Exile: Poems Translated from Arabic, Bilingual Edition
Abdul Wahab Al-Bayati, translated by Bassam K. Frangieh
ISBN-10: 1589010043 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781589010048 (paper)
Georgetown University Press, 2004

Scattered Crumbs: A Novel
Muhsin Al-Ramli
ISBN-10: 1557287503 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781557287502 (paper)
University of Arkansas Press, 2003

Modern Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Files: A Textbook, Second Edition
Yasin M. Alkalesi
ISBN-10: 1589011309 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781589011304 (paper)
Georgetown University Press, 2006

Ahlan wa Sahlan: Intermediate Arabic (Student Text) Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Intermediate Learners
Mahdi Alosh
ISBN-10: 0300103786 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300103786 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2005

Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus
Joan Aruz, Ronald Wallenfel, editors
ISBN-10: 0300098839 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300098839 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781588390448 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2003

Florence and Baghdad: Renaissance Art and Arab Science
Hans Belting, Deborah Lucas Schneider, translator
ISBN-13: 9780674050044 (cloth)
Harvard University Press/Belknap Press, 2011

Exile from Exile: Israeli Writers from Iraq
Nancy E. Berg
ISBN-10: 0791429806 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780791429808 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1996

Reading Sumerian Poetry
Jeremy Black
ISBN-10: 0801435986 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801435980 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 1998

Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Illustrated Dictionary
Jeremy A. Black, Anthony Green
ISBN-13: 9780292707948 (paper)
University of Texas Press, 1992

The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250–1800
Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom
ISBN-10: 0300064659 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300064650 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1996

Folktales from Iraq
Charles G. Campbell, editor and translator
ISBN-10: 0812219139 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780812219135 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005

Kurdish-English Dictionary
Michael L. Chyet, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz
ISBN-10: 0300091524 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300091526 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2003

A Dictionary of Iraqi Arabic: English-Arabic, Arabic-English
B.E. Clarity, Karl Stowasser, Ronald G. Wolfe, D.R. Woodhead, Wayne Beene, editors
ISBN-10: 0878401369 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780878401369 (paper)
Georgetown University Press, 2004

Assyrian Palace Sculptures
Paul Collins
ISBN-13: 9780292721692 (cloth)
University of Texas Press, 2009

Placing the Poet: Badr Shakir al-Sayyab and Postcolonial Iraq
Terri DeYoung
ISBN-10: 0791437329 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780791437322 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1998

A Basic Course in Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Audio Files
Wallace Erwin
ISBN-10: 1589010116 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781589010116 (paper)
Georgetown University Press, 2004

A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic
Wallace Erwin
ISBN-10: 1589010108 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781589010109 (paper)
Georgetown University Press, 2004

Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250
Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar, Marilyn Jenkins-Madina
ISBN-10: 0300088698 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300088694 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2003

A Grammar of Classical Arabic, Third Revised Edition
Wolfdietrich Fischer, Translated from the German by Jonathan Rodgers
ISBN-10: 0300084374 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300084375 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2001

Anthology of Arabic Literature, Culture, and Thought from Pre-Islamic Times to the Present
Bassam K. Frangieh
ISBN-10: 0300104936 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300104936 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2004

The Formation of Islamic Art, Revised and Enlarged
Oleg Grabar
ISBN-10: 0300040466 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300040463 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1987

Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart: Poems of the Sumerian High Priestess Enheduanna
Betty De Shong Meador
ISBN-13: 9780292752429 (paper)
University of Texas Press, 2001

Princess, Priestess, Poet: The Sumerian Temple Hymns of Enheduanna
Betty De Shong Meador
ISBN-13: 9780292719323 (cloth)
University of Texas Press, 2009

Contemporary Iraqi Fiction: An Anthology
Shakir Mustafa, editor and translator
ISBN-13: 9780815609025 (cloth)
Syracuse University Press, 2008

Nine Parts of Desire: A Play
Heather Raffo
ISBN-10: 0810123452 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780810123458 (paper)
Northwestern University Press, 2006

The Arabic Language and National Identity
Yasir Suleiman
ISBN-10: 0878403957 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780878403950 (paper)
Georgetown University Press, 2003

The Transformation of Islamic Art during the Sunni Revival
Yasser Tabbaa
ISBN-10: 0295981253 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0295981334 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780295981338 (paper)
University of Washington Press, 2001

Elementary Arabic : An Integrated Approach: Student Workbook
Munther A. Younes, Illustrated by Micah Garen
ISBN-10: 0300060858 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300060850 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 1995

Intermediate Arabic : An Integrated Approach
Munther A. Younes, Illustrated by Micah Garen
ISBN-10: 0300072406 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300072402 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 1998

Women on a Journey: Between Baghdad and London
Haifa Zangana
ISBN-13: 9780292714847 (paper)
University of Texas Press, 2006

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Pre-Invasion Issues

     Preventive Diplomacy
     Military Strategy

Pre-Invasion Issues: Preventive Diplomacy

Conflict Prevention: Path to Peace or Grand Illusion?
David Carment, Albrecht Schnabel, editors
ISBN-10: 9280810812 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9789280810813 (paper)
United Nations University Press, 2003

Building Sustainable Peace
W. Andy Knight, Tom Keating, editors
ISBN-13: 9780888644145 (paper)
University of Alberta Press and United Nations University Press, 2004

War and Reconciliation: Reason and Emotion in Conflict Resolution
William J. Long, Peter Brecke
ISBN-10: 0262122545 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262122542 (cloth)
MIT Press, 2003

Preventing Violent Conflicts: A Strategy for Preventive Diplomacy
Michael Lund
ISBN-10: 1878379526 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781878379528 (paper)
United States Institute of Peace Press, 1996

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century: The Relevance of Realism
Robert J. Myers author info
ISBN-10: 0807123455 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807123454 (cloth)
Louisiana State University Press, 1999

The Politics of Justifying Force: The Suez Crisis, the Iraq War, and International Law
Charlotte Peevers
ISBN-13: 9780199686957 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2014

Pre-Invasion Issues: Military Strategy

After Saddam: Prewar Planning and the Occupation of Iraq
Nora Bensahel, Olga Oliker, Keith Crane, Richard R. Brennan, Jr., Heather S. Gregg, Thomas Sullivan, Andrew Rathmell
ISBN-13: 9780833044587 (paper)
RAND Corporation, 2008

Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces
C. Christine Fair, Sumit Ganguly
ISBN-13: 9780195342048 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2008

Seapower as Strategy: Navies and National Interests
Norman Friedman author info
ISBN-10: 1557502919 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781557502919 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2001

Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War
Norman Friedman author info
ISBN-10: 1591142903 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591142904 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2003

How Effective Is Strategic Bombing? Lessons Learned from World War II to Kosovo
Gian P. Gentile
ISBN-10: 081473135X (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814731352 (cloth)
New York University Press, 2001

Stray Voltage: War in the Information Age
Wayne M. Hall author info
ISBN-10: 1591143500 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781591143505 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2003

Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War
Robert Jervis
ISBN-13: 9780801447853 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2010

The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One
David Kilcullen
ISBN-13: 9780195368345 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2009

Victory In War: Principles of Contemporary Military Policy
William C. Martel
ISBN-10: 0521859565 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521859561 (cloth)
Cambridge University Press, 2006

Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare
Michael R. Rip, James M. Hasik author info
ISBN-10: 1557509735 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781557509734 (cloth)
Naval Institute Press, 2001

Winning the Next War: Innovation and the Modern Military
Stephen Peter Rosen
ISBN-13: 9780801481963 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1994

Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence
Joshua Rovner
ISBN-13: 9780801448294 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2011

Instructions for American Servicemen in Iraq during World War II
The United States Army
ISBN-13: 9780226841700 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2007

The U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual
The United States Army and Marine Corps
ISBN-13: 9780226841519 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2007

Holding the Line: U.S. Defense Alternatives for the 21st Century
Cindy Williams, editor
ISBN-10: 0262731401 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780262731409 (paper)
MIT Press, 2001

Absence of Grand Strategy: The United States in the Persian Gulf, 1972-2005
Steve A. Yetiv author info
ISBN-13: 9780801887819 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801887826 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008

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