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169 Abbasid Caliphate, in Iraq, 63–64 Abd al Wahhab, Mohammad ibn, 54 Abd al-Ilah, of Iraq, 72, 73, 74 Abd al-Rahman, Sayyid, 67 Abdullah I, of Jordan, 69 Afghanistan Cold War and concepts of empire, 11 Obama’s strategy in Af-Pak theater, xxviii– xxix, 17–20 Saudi Arabia and U.S. role in, 55–56, 59–60, 62 U.S. and proxy war against Soviet Union, 3–4, 43–45, 55–56, 59–60, 62, 87 Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud, 21–23, 24–25 al Qaeda, 3–4, 13, 18, 48–49, 102 al-‘Askari, Ja’far, 68 al-Assad, Bashar, 26 al-Assad, Hafiz, 74–75 Alexander the Great, xix–xx, 63 Alexander the Great and HisTime (Savill), xx Algeria, 90–91 al-Hashemi,Yasmin, 71 al-Husseini, Musa Kazim Pasha, 78 Ali, Rashid, 73 ‘Ali Pasha, Muhammad, 65 al-Sabbagh, Salah al-Din, 72 al-Sa’id, Nuri, 68, 72–74 “American exceptionalism,” 7 Angelou, Maya, xxix Anglo-American Committee, 82 Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, 34–35. See also Anglo-Persian Oil Company Anglo-Iraqi Treaty of Alliance, 69–70, 73 Anglo-Persian Oil Company, 66, 70, 76. See also Anglo-Iranian Oil Company Angola, 59–60 Arab Higher Committee for Palestine, 82 Arab oil embargo (1973–1974), 41–42, 58 Arab-Israeli wars, 58, 85 Arif,Abd al Salaam, 74 Art ofWar,The (Sun Tzu), 14 Atlantic,The, 51 Atlee, Clement, 35, 84 Atwan,Abdel Bari, 92 Bacevich,Andrew, 4 Baghdad Pact, 73–75 Bahrain, 91 Bakhtiar, Shapour, 42 Balfour,Arthur, 77 Balfour Declaration, 77–78, 80–81, 83 text, 12 Baroud, Ramzy, xxiv Bazargan, Mehdi, 43 Bebel, Ferdinand August, 4 Ben Ali, Zine El Abidine, 90 Ben Gurion, David, 81 Bevin, Ernest, 81 Bhutto, Zulfiqar Ali, 45, 46 Biden, Joe, xxix Bill of Rights, Obama and, xxvi INDEX Imperial Designs_13448.indd 169 3/12/13 2:44 PM 170   INDEX bin Laden, Osama, 18 Blair,Tony, xxii Bouazizi, Mohammed, 90 Bouteflika,Abdelaziz, 90 Brandeis, Louis, 77 Bremer, Paul, 24 Brief Modern Political History of Iraq,A (Preston), 63 British East India Company, 52 Bronson, Rachel, 55 Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 44, 47, 55 Bush, George H.W., 48, 89 Bush, George W., 4, 89 Iraq and, 12–18 legacy of, xxii–xxiv, 11–12 militaristic expression of U.S. will and, 7–8 Pakistan and, 48–49 Butler, R. A., 72 Cairo, Obama’s speech in, xxvii, 16, 23, 90 text, 99–110 Carafano, James, 13 Carter, Jimmy Afghanistan and, 3, 44, 46, 47 Iranian revolution and, 42–43 Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), 73–75 Cheney, Richard, 5, 24 China, economic growth in, 88 Churchill,Winston, 68–70, 78–79 Clinton, Bill, 48, 89 Clinton, Hillary, 15, 17, 24, 91, 92 Cockburn, Patrick, 5 Cold War, 13–14, 86–87 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), xxvii– xxviii consumption, imperialism and, 9–10 Cooper, David E., xxii Cox, Percy, 66–67 Curzon, George, 28 DailyTelegraph, 19 Declaration of Independence Obama and, xxv–xxvi text of, 93–98 Dewey,Thomas A., 82 Dumbrell, John, 43 Egypt Nasser and Soviet sphere, 61, 74 regime change in, 91 September 11, 2001 attackers, 55 Eisenhower, Dwight D., 36, 37 ElBaradei, Mohamed, 24–25 Empire (Hardt and Negri), 7 End of History and the Last Man,The (Fukuyama), 87–88 England. See Great Britain Epictetus, 1 Faisal al-Saud,Abdel Aziz bin Abdel Rahman al-, of Saudi Arabia, 56 Faisal I, of Iraq, 68–71 Faisal II, of Iraq, 72, 74 Falk, Richard, xxix Falle, Samuel, 36 Ficino, Marsilio, 1 Ford, Gerald, 2 France, 76 Fukuyama, Francis, 87–88 Gaddafi, Muammar, 26, 61, 75, 91–92 Galtung, Johan, 8 Gates, Robert, 44 Ghazi, of Iraq, 71–72 globalization, imperialism and, 7 Golden Square, 72–73 Great Britain anti-Muslim prejudice and, 53 immigration of Jews, and mandate for Palestine, 76–78, 80–82 Iran and, 26, 34–36, 73 oil and state building in Iraq, 64–74 Saudi Arabia and U.S. role in, 60–61 Grobba, Fritz, 72 Grosmov, Boris, 3 Guardian, 43, 92 Haganah, 81 Halliburton, 5 Halliburton Watch, 5 Hammond, Philip, 92 Hardt, Michael, 7 Hikmatyar, Gulbuddin, 47 History of Iraq,A (Tripp), 64–65 History of Jewish People,A, 80–81 House of Saud, 54–55 Howard, Michael, 49 Imperial Designs_13448.indd 170 3/12/13 2:44 PM INDEX   171 Hulagu, 64 humiliation, results of, xix–xxi, 54 Huntington, Samuel, 87–88 Hurd, Douglas, 39 Hussein, Saddam, 24, 47, 75 ibn Saud,Abd al Aziz, 54–55...

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ISBN
9781612346250
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9781612346243
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OCLC
967540720
Pages
208
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2017-01-05
Language
English
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