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Author Cooley, John K., 1927-2008.
Title An alliance against Babylon : the U.S., Israel, and Iraq / John K. Cooley.
Imprint London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2005.

Subject Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Middle East -- History.
Middle East -- Politics and government.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel.
Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1958-
Israel -- Foreign relations -- Iraq.
Iraq -- Foreign relations -- Israel.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq.
Iraq -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages) : map
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-246) and index.
Contents The Babylonian heritage -- The Ottoman empire divided -- "Operation Ezra and Nehemiah": bittersweet flight to Zion -- Iraq enters the Palestine arena -- Ménage à quatre: the U.S., Israel, Iran, and the Iraqi Kurds -- How the CIA gave Saddam a leg up -- Saddam's reign (I): business with the U.S.; warfare with Israel -- Saddam's reign (II): power plays and war, 1970-80 -- Saddam's reign (III): defeat and defiance, 1980-90 -- From Jerusalem to Washington: an alliance strengthened and confirmed -- Endgame: Iraq democratized or dismembered?
Summary "Drawing from unpublished sources, as well as from John Cooley's personal encounters with principal players such as David Ben-Gurion, the Shah of Iran, Anwar al-Sadat, King Hussein of Jordan, and Saddam Hussein himself, this book gives a uniquely valuable perspective on the complex history of Iraq and why it continues to be at the heart of world affairs."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9781435660922 (electronic bk.)
1435660927 (electronic bk.)
9781849644594 (electronic bk.)
1849644594 (electronic bk.)
0745322824 (hbk.)
9780745322827 (hbk.)
0745322816 (pbk.)
9780745322810 (pbk.)
OCLC # 666933095
Additional Format Print version: Cooley, John K., 1927-2008. Alliance against Babylon. London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2005 9780745322827 (DLC) 2005276712 (OCoLC)56875671.