From invasion to failed state: Iraq’s democratic disillusionment

Hamourtziadou, Lily (2021) From invasion to failed state: Iraq’s democratic disillusionment. Open Democracy.

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Abstract

Iraq in 2021 is still a state afflicted by poverty, injustice, the trauma of great loss of life, and daily fear. Iraqis still suffer from a sense of powerlessness, defeat and humiliation. Since the start of the year, 330 civilians have been killed, including 27 children. Iraq Body Count has now documented more than 208,800 violent civilian deaths since the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, most of them occurring after the country became a democracy in 2005.

Item Type: Article
Date: 23 July 2021
Subjects: L200 Politics
L300 Sociology
T600 Modern Middle Eastern studies
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
Depositing User: Lily Hamourtziadou
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2021 16:45
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2021 16:45
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11988

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