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Author Anderson, Terry H., 1946-

Title Bush's wars / Terry H. Anderson.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.931 An24b 2011    ---  Available
Description xvii, 282 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-265) and index.
Contents Introduction East : the improbable country and the graveyard of empires -- Introduction West : the United States, Saddam, and al Qaeda, 1970s-2000 -- Bush, bin Laden, and the pinnacle of world sympathy -- Rush to war -- Operation Iraqi Freedom -- Bush's war -- Epilogue : Obama -- Concluding remarks and legacies.
Summary Provides historical surveys of Iraq and Afghanistan, reviews U.S. policies regarding those nations from 1970 to 2000, discusses events that led President George W. Bush to invade Iraq and Afghanistan, and describes the course of those wars.
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2009-2017.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Causes.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Influence.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Causes.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Influence.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Causes.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Influence.
ISBN 9780199747528 (acid-free paper)
0199747520 (acid-free paper)

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