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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Midwest Book Review on Iraq in Transition

One of the first reviews of Iraq in Transition comes from the Midwest Book Review's July newsletter. Click the link to read the whole review. Here is, in part, what they have to say:

..."Iraq In Transition: The Legacy Of Dictatorship And The Prospects For Democracy" by combat Marine officer Peter J. Munson is such a timely and useful
contribution to our understanding of the political and military forces behind the nightly news headlines from that embroiled nation. ... Of special note is the concluding chapter regarding what we ourselves have learned from our experiences in Iraq over the past several years and what those 'lessons learned' mean in terms of our future relations in the Middle East and around the world. Enhanced with the inclusion of a selected bibliography, extensive footnotes, and a comprehensive index, "Iraq In Transition" is highly recommended for academic and community library Iraqi Studies and International Studies reference collections, as well as non-specialist general readers with an interest in understanding the events of the past several years in Iraq and what America can expect in the years to come.

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