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Ending the Iraq war a primer by Phyllis Bennis

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Published by Olive Branch Press in Northampton, Mass .
Written in English


  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Evaluation.,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Influence.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-219).

StatementPhyllis Bennis.
LC ClassificationsDS79.76 .B46 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22678908M
ISBN 101566567173
ISBN 109781566567176
LC Control Number2008022255

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