2003 Invasion of Iraq: A Study of the Pre-emptive Use of Force and Just War

by Chaudhary, Aparna

ISBN: 9789390259007
Imprint : Scholars World
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 2895.00
Biblio : xii+70p., 25cm

Author Profile

Aparna Chaudhary is a research scholar in Centre for West Asian Studies (CWAS), School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She has completed M.A. in Politics with specialization in International Politics; qualified UGC-NET in International Relations & Area Studies and Political Science. Currently, she is working on her Ph. D work, focusing on Oil Issue in Post-Saddam Iraq; it will examine the relationship between the U.S. and Iraq via the application o

About The Book

The present book entitled “The 2003 Invasion of Iraq: A Study of the Pre-emptive Use of Force and Just War” provides an analysis of the 2003 invasion of Iraq which was justified by the U.S. on two grounds: its action is legal under international law; and this was a just war for saving humanity and innocent lives. It begins with a brief introduction of the background dealing from the period of 1979 (when Saddam Hussein came into ruling). The second chapter of the book gives a brief detail about t

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement v Preface vii Abbreviations ix 1. Introduction 1-14 A. Iraq-U.S. Relations before and during the 1990s B. The UN Resolutions C. Voices against Saddam within and Outside Iraq D. Challenges for Iraq after the 1990s 2. Causes of the 2003 Invasion of Iraq 15-26 A. Consequences of 11 September 2001 Attacks B. The Role of Neo-cons after 11 September 2001 C. The Real and Ostensible Reasons Behind the U.S.-led Invasion of Iraq 3. Pre-emptive Use of Force under