How to Get Out of Iraq with Integrity

Both the Iraqi and the American people want the United States to withdraw from Iraq. How to Get Out of Iraq with Integrity presents an incisive and bold argument that shows how to do just that without betraying U.S. commitments to Arabs, Kurds, or democracy.

How to Get Out of Iraq with Integrity

Brendan O'Leary

2009 | 280 pages | Cloth $34.95
Political Science
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Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. EVALUATING THE U.S.-LED INTERVENTION IN IRAQ
Chapter 1. The Bush Administration's Formal Goals
Chapter 2. Bipartisan Congressional Goals for Iraq
Chapter 3. The Imputed Goals of the Bush Administration

PART II. THE CASE FOR A SUBSTANTIVE WITHDRAWAL
Chapter 4. Costs, Sunk Costs, and Potential Benefits
Chapter 5. Securing the Iraqi Federation for All Its Peoples

PART III. LEAVING WITH INTEGRITY
Chapter 6. Respecting Iraq's Constitutional Integrity
Chapter 7. Respecting Iraq's Territorial Integrity
Chapter 8. Informing, Calming, and Working with the Neighbors.
Chapter 9. Cleaning Up Without Ruling

Appendices
1. On Difficulties in Counting Deaths in Iraq
2. Xenophobia, Sexism, In-Group Solidarity, Traditional Religiosity, and Democratic Dispositions in Iraq

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments and Sources