His examination of Operation Iraqi Freedom and its aftermath is often riveting, if also wildly inconsistent.
His examination of Operation Iraqi Freedom and its aftermath is often riveting, if also wildly inconsistent. Hiro is at his best in describing the covert war the . waged in southern Iraq well before the "actual" hostilities commenced in March 2003. He details the Bush and Blair governments' systematic lies to the UN, to Parliament and Congress, to the British and American peoples, and to the Hutton and other inquiries. Almost everything that we are told about the war comes from & reporters, who are required by contract to agree to obey Bush's instructions.
In some ways, this book is a great deal more distressing than the various pundit books slamming Bush (Moore, Hightower, Frankel, Krugman, Carville, et. because there is not a single caustic turn of phrase, not a single line of satire, not a single double entendre in the entire work. Yet another official secret from the American public is the estimate of the damage done by US forces to the Iraqi infrastructure, and how much it will cost the US taxpayer to pay for this mindless destruction in the heart of the Middle East.
Secrets and Lies book. The Anglo-American invasion of Iraq, masterminded by . President George W. Bush and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, is the single most important event since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Secrets and Lies tells in detail how Operation Iraqi Freedom came about, what it means and where it is likely to lead the .
Secrets and Lies tells in detail how Operation Iraqi Freedom came about, what it means and where it is likely to lead the Middle East and the world at large. It reveals the scope of the "dirty tricks" used by the Anglo-American alliance to sell the war through the phony intelligence reports and the exaggeration of Saddam's possession of weapons of mass destruction. Picking up from the author's recently celebrated essay in the New York Times, "Why the Mullahs Love a Revolution," this leading authority on the Middle East provides us with his skeptical view of "Operation Iraqi Freedom" and his examination of the future in Middle East.
Dilip Hiro, longtime journalist and the author of 25 books including the newly published Secrets and Lies . Secrets and Lies is the name of his latest book Operation Iraqi Freedom and After - Prelude to the Fall of Power. DILIP HIRO: Nation Books.
Dilip Hiro, longtime journalist and the author of 25 books including the newly published Secrets and Lies: Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Collapse of American Power in the Middle East (Nation Books). Other books include Iraq and Iran After the Gulf Wars and Iraq: In the Eye of the Storm. This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today. AMY GOODMAN: Nation Books here in the United States.
A Prelude to the Fall of . Published December 4, 2003 by Nation Books. Power in the Middle East? by Dilip Hiro. Politics and government, Iraq War, 2003-2011. ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2001, the mood was uncommonly grim on the second floor of the thirty-nine-story United Nations skyscraper- the home of the Security Council-along Manhattan's East River.
Secrets and Lies tells in detail how Operation Iraqi Freedom came about, what. Dilip Hiro has been studying Iraq and military affairs in the Middle East for decades, and is among the world's top experts in this field. Most of what he predicted in his previous book, "In The Eye of the Storm," has, as he points out in this new and exciting work, come to pass.
Secrets and lies: Operation ‘Iraqi Freedom’ and after: A prelude to the fall of . The rise and fall of the Communist Party of Iraq. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. power in the Middle East? New York, NY: Nation Books.