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Renewed violence in Iraq [electronic resource] / Douglas A. Ollivant.

Author/Creator:
Ollivant, Douglas A.
Publication:
New York, NY : Council on Foreign Relations, 2012.
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Other Title:
JSTOR Security Studies.
Subjects:
Violence -- Iraq -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
Conflict management -- Iraq.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Summary:
Iraq remains a fragile state deeply traumatized and riven by thirty years of war, sanctions, occupation, and civil strife. Although there are numerous positive signs of progress in Iraq the risk of acute instability and renewed conflict remains. Already, in the wake of the U.S. military withdrawal in December 2011, Iraq has seen a fierce political struggle between Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and many of his rivals in the Sunni-dominated Iraqiya parliamentary coalition, plus increasing tension with at least some segments of the Kurdish minority. For the positive trends to continue, Iraq will need to contain various threats to internal stability and weather regional turmoil that could worsen significantly in the coming months. The United States has a significant stake in helping Iraq overcome these challenges; Iraq is a critical state within a critical region.
Notes:
August 2012.
Title from PDF cover screen (viewed on Jan. 13, 2013).
Contributor:
Council on Foreign Relations.
OCLC:
824118983
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.