After Iraq: Where Next for the Middle East?

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Iraq - 277 pages
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American and British troops are not going to stay in Iraq forever. But what will happen when they start to leave? Gwynne Dyer predicts that the Middle East will go through the biggest shake-up since the region became part of the Ottoman Empire five centuries ago.

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Once a serving naval officer, I have always found Dyer's book's pertinent, and as we are now in August of 2014, and ISIL is marching on Baghdad, we "Here we go again!" is the kindest response to the ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Gwynne Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, broadcaster, filmmaker, and lecturer on international affairs for more than twenty years but he was originally trained as an historian. Born in Newfoundland in 1943, he earned degrees from Canadian, American, and British universities, finishing with a Ph.D. in Military and Middle Eastern History from the University of London. He went on to serve in three navies and to hold academic appointments at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and at Oxford University. Since 1973, he has written a twice-weekly column on current events that is published in more than 175 newspapers worldwide and translated into more than a dozen languages. Dyer is the author of the award-winning book "War," "Ignorant Armies, "and "Future: Tense," He lives in London, England.

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