Why we are not prepared to win the peace in Iraq

The war with Iraq coincides with crucial discussions over the future of Europe. Glenys Kinnock MEP looks at the thorny issues involved for the international institutions concerned, and concludes that the move towards a common foreign, security and defence policy is more important now than ever. Summary The increasingly ambitious agenda for post-Saddam Iraq now […]

How Do You Get Instagram Followers?

There is no uncertainty the more followers you’ve got, the better for your entire marketing strategy. But, the actual hurdle is the best way to get the variety of followers that are significant to give pull to you. The natural method would be to let users locate you (through various means including marketing or searches, […]

10 approaches to promote your music with SoundCloud

Since CD Baby lets you make most of the music you distribute through us on SoundCloud using the force of a switch, I thought it’d be considered a good idea to record a few of the ways you need to use SoundCloud to advertise and share your music throughout the website. 1. Share your music […]

Plotting the Aftermath

Last week, alongside final efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the question of Iraqi disarmament, planning had long since begun regarding the aftermath of the possible war. The Bush administration has been at pains to clarify its determination to be involved in the physical and political reconstruction of Iraq. Nonetheless, there are concerns that […]

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

“We don’t just put this complicated and tragic history aside without asking if our values and commitments are still intact.” Archbishop of Canturbury, Dr Rowan Williams. “More than 50 years of post-World War II experience have pointed toward the advantages of working, wherever possible, within the framework of alliances and multinational institutions. In jettisoning these […]

Welcome to our website!

Welcome to our new website about Conflicts in IRAQ. Our websites provides background information about the Conflicts in IRAQ. We will post different discussion papers, opinion, publications and links about the IRAQ war. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Thanks to webmaster John who helped us setting up the website. Special […]

Asymmetric Risks and War with Iraq

Introduction Any future war with Iraq will have important economic, as well as political and security-related, consequences. . First-order consequences might include increased oil prices and higher defence expenditure, at a time when it appears that tax revenues will be rising much slower than government spending. There will also be second-order consequences such as the […]

The Iraq conflict and the future of Europe

The war with Iraq coincides with crucial discussions over the future of Europe. Glenys Kinnock MEP looks at the thorny issues involved for the international institutions concerned, and concludes that the move towards a common foreign, security and defence policy is more important now than ever. So the UN route has been abandoned, and the United […]

The United States & Nation-building: path to democracy or hegemony?

As long ago as last fall, I strongly suspected that the Bush Administration would decide to invade Iraq and would be ill prepared for victory. In this paper I want to discuss the US experience in nation-building, and why the United States has been so successful at waging war in the past decade and so […]

Media Reporting of the War

Reporting Iraq: What went right? What went wrong? Introduction The case for invading Iraq remained a matter of public concern in the aggressor countries – the US, UK, Spain and Australia – to an extent unmatched before, during or, particularly, after any other war in recent times. Echoing this was an audible level of disquiet […]