New PDF release: Australia, Canada, and Iraq: Perspectives on an Invasion

By Ramesh Thakur,Jack Cunningham

A selection of essays at the conflict in Iraq; together with items through Jean Chrétien and John Howard, the major ministers in the course of the war.

When it was once declared in 2003, the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was once intensely debatable. whereas some of America's companions, like Australia, joined within the warfare, many, together with Canada, refused to participate. but the battle in Iraq was once seen on the time, although, it really is transparent that that warfare and the conflict in Afghanistan have had a profound and lasting impression on foreign relations.

Australia, Canada, and Iraq collects essays via fifteen esteemed lecturers, officers, and politicians, together with the major ministers of Australia and Canada on the time of the warfare — John Howard and Jean Chretién, respectively. This quantity takes benefit of the point of view provided by way of the last decade because the warfare to supply a clearer knowing of the Australian and Canadian judgements relating to Iraq, and certainly of the invasion itself.

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