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By Ramesh Thakur,Jack Cunningham

A selection of essays at the conflict in Iraq; together with items via Jean Chrétien and John Howard, the best ministers throughout the war.

When it was once declared in 2003, the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq used to be intensely arguable. whereas some of America's companions, like Australia, joined within the battle, many, together with Canada, refused to participate. but the conflict in Iraq was once considered on the time, although, it's transparent that that warfare and the struggle in Afghanistan have had a profound and lasting influence on foreign relations.

Australia, Canada, and Iraq collects essays by way of fifteen esteemed teachers, officers, and politicians, together with the leading ministers of Australia and Canada on the time of the battle — John Howard and Jean Chretién, respectively. This quantity takes good thing about the viewpoint provided through the last decade because the conflict to supply a clearer figuring out of the Australian and Canadian judgements relating to Iraq, and certainly of the invasion itself.

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