Body Count: The War on Terror and Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Hamourtziadou, Lily (2020) Body Count: The War on Terror and Civilian Deaths in Iraq. Bristol University Press, Bristol. ISBN 9781529206739

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Abstract

Lily Hamourtziadou’s investigation into civilian victims during the conflicts that followed the US-led coalition’s 2003 invasion of Iraq provides important new perspectives on the human cost of the War on Terror.

From early fighting to the withdrawal and return of coalition troops, the Arab Spring and the rise of ISIS, the book explores the scale and causes of deaths and places them in the contexts of power struggles, US foreign policy and radicalisation. Casting fresh light on not just the conflict but international geopolitics and the history of Iraq, it constructs a unique and insightful human security approach to war.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Contents: Introduction. Twin Towers to Flashing Images; After Shock and Awe. 2003-2005: Invasion and early years; The rising violence. Writing the War: 2006-2009; Withdrawal: 2010-2013; ISIS and the Return of the Coalition: 2014-2017; Conclusion. The War on Terror revisited.
Date: 16 December 2020
Subjects: L200 Politics
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 Oct 2018 09:12
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 09:57
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6445

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