The Scourging of Iraq: Sanctions, Law, And Natural Justice

The Scourging of Iraq Sanctions Law And Natural Justice The Scourging of Iraq describes the impact of the Gulf War on the Iraqi people and land and shows how the wartime suffering and devastation has been exacerbated ever since by the imposition of a

  • Title: The Scourging of Iraq: Sanctions, Law, And Natural Justice
  • Author: Geoff L. Simons
  • ISBN: 9780333654231
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Scourging of Iraq describes the impact of the 1991 Gulf War on the Iraqi people and land, and shows how the wartime suffering and devastation has been exacerbated ever since by the imposition of an extreme sanctions regime.

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    About “Geoff L. Simons”

    1. Geoff L. Simons

      Geoffrey Leslie Simons was a British freelance writer In the 1980s, he was chief editor at the National Computing Centre in Manchester A prolific author of non fiction, he wrote books about sex, computers and politics, particularly the history of the Middle East.

    706 thoughts on “The Scourging of Iraq: Sanctions, Law, And Natural Justice”

    1. This book makes the case that the US actions in the first war on Iraq were a form of genocide. The documentation is thorough, extensive, and exhaustive. Simons makes little effort, however, to assess why the US is engaged in such genocide. I read the first 40 pages and skimmed the concluding chapter. I would consider using this book in a course as way to enter the discussion of US involvement in Iraq and other 3rd world spaces.


    2. A history that the UK and US would rather we forgotGeoff Simon's book 'Iraq from Sumer to Saddam', a useful history of 'Mesopotamia' and modern Iraq, demonstrates that he is no apologist for the Ba'ath Party or Saddam Hussein.In 'The scourging of Iraq' he details the workings of the UN Security Council (led by Britain and North America) vis a vis sanctions against the Iraq, from 1990 to 1997. Subsequent to the 2003 invasion Iraq's poverty, the terrible state of its health service, infrastructure [...]


    3. I must write a full review of this book. For now, it is a devastating indictment of U.S.-supported UN sanctions against Iraq.


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