Bookcover of Comparison of Iraq War to the Algerian War
Booktitle:

Comparison of Iraq War to the Algerian War

Iraq War, Algerian War, Henry Kissinger, George W. Bush

Flu Press (2011-08-31 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-6-91446-6

ISBN-10:
6136914468
EAN:
9786136914466
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. There have been comparisons in public debate comparing the Iraq War to the Algerian War (1954–1962). Henry Kissinger advised President George W. Bush to read A Savage War of Peace (1977) from Alistair Horne about the Algerian War for advice on how to handle the war in Iraq. In a CNN interview aired January 15, 2007 Horne agreed to the comparison that "a major power is faced with an Arab insurgency that has targeted police, public servants, innocent civilians. All of that has preoccupied the Americans as it did the French." Pentagon officials viewed on August 27, 2003 Gillo Pontecorvo 1966 film, The Battle of Algiers.In 2003, the film again made the news after the US Directorate for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict at The Pentagon offered a screening of the film on August 27, regarding it as a useful illustration of the problems faced in Iraq.A flyer for the screening read:
Publishing house:
Flu Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Gerd Numitor
Number of pages:
244
Published on:
2011-08-31
Stock:
Available
Category:
Modern age until 1918
Price:
64.00 €
Keywords:
Kissinger, Henry, Alistair, Iraq

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