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There Go the Neighbourhoods: Policy Effects vis-à-vis Iraqi Forced Migration

Nabil Al-Tikriti

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the emergence of sectarianism in Iraq. Sectarian identities have long persisted in Iraq. And although they tend to cause violence, sectarian violence did not persist as a social ... More


Iraq: A Political History

Adeed Dawisha

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

With each day that passed after the 2003 invasion, the United States seemed to sink deeper in the treacherous quicksand of Iraq's social discord, floundering in the face of deep ethno-sectarian ... More


Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Thomas Barfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world—Afghanistan—from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban ... More


Into the Gulf

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0013
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines issues related to the Iran–Iraq War from 1980 to 1988. This conflict was led by Ayatullah Ruhullah Khumayni of Iran and Saddam Hussein al Tikriti of Iraq, which eventually led ... More


Military Showdown: Ending the War without Two-Front Battles

Yukiko Koshiro

in Imperial Eclipse: Japan's Strategic Thinking about Continental Asia before August 1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451805
eISBN:
9780801467752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451805.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies the nature and degree of Japan's defense preparedness in Kyushu in the summer of 1945. Scholars claim that Japan dramatically expanded its defense forces on Kyushu to anticipate ... More


Return of the Americans 1944–1945

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the U.S. assault on Guam and its eventual recapture of the Marianas from Japanese control. It goes into further detail regarding the military advances of the U.S. forces even ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Way 1898–1903

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the Spanish–American War and its implications for Guam. The American clash with Spain grew largely out of the expansionist ambitions of highly aggressive and ... More


Twilight of Pax Hispanica 1800–1898

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details the last century of Spanish rule in the Marianas. It highlights a succession of governors and international events which further weakened Spain’s grasp on Guam and its other ... More


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