Iraq country studies

Iraq country studies

Acknowledgments
Preface
History
Ancient Mesopotamia
Iranian and Greek Intrusions
The Arab Conquest and the Coming of Islam
The Sunni-Shia Controversy
The Abbasid Caliphate, 750-1258
The Mongol Invasion
The Ottoman Period, 1534-1918
World War I and the British Mandate
Iraq as an Independent Monarchy
Republican Iraq
Coups, Coup Attempts, and Foreign Policy
The Emergence of Saddam Husayn, 1968-79
The Iran-Iraq Conflict
The Society and Its Environment
Geography
Geography and Population
Settlement Patterns
Climate
Population
The People
Kurds
Other Minorities
Religion
Islam
Sunnis
Shias
Sunni-Shia Relations in Iraq
Social Systems
Rural Society
Impact of Agrarian Reform
Urban Society
Stratification and Social Classes
Family and Society
Education and Welfare
Health
Welfare
The Economy
Growth and Structure of the Economy
The Role of Government
Banking and Finance
The Oil Sector
The Turkish Petroleum Company
Post-World War Ii Through the 1970S
Oil in the 1980S
Industrialization
Agriculture
Water Resources
Land Tenure and Agrarian Reform
Cropping and Livestock
Transportation
Roads
Railroads
Ports
Airports
Telecommunications
Electricity
Foreign Trade
Government and Politics
Constitutional Framework
Government
The National Assembly
The President and the Council of Ministers
The Judiciary
Local Government
Kurdish Autonomy
Politics
The Politics of Alliance: The Progressive National Front
Political Opposition
Mass Media
Foreign Policy
The Soviet Union
The West
The Persian Gulf Countries
Iraq and Other Arab Countries
Relations with Other Countries
Participation in International Organizations
National Security
National Security Concerns
The Regular Armed Forces
Manpower and Training
Conditions of Service and Morale
Military Justice System
Uniforms and Rank Insignia
Paramilitary Forces
Foreign Military Ties
The Iran-Iraq War and the Quest for New Sources of Arms
Arms from the Soviet Union
Arms from France
The Search for Nuclear Technology
The Iran-Iraq War
Iraqi Offensives, 1980-82
Iraqi Retreats, 1982-84
The War of Attrition, 1984-87
The Tanker War, 1984-87
Armed Forces and Society
The Sociology of the Military
The Defense Burden
The Impact of Casualties on the Armed Forces
Treatment of Veterans and Widows
Internal Security
The Kurdish Problem
The Iraqi Communists and Baathist Iraq
Impact of the Iranian Revolution on Iraqi Shias
Internal Security in the 1980S
Incidence of Crime
Criminal Justice System

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