Chapter

George the Son

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780520255517
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520934757 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0014
George the Son

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This chapter examines U.S. President George W. Bush's war against Iraq. It explains that the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was preceded by a propaganda campaign monumental in its deceit and dishonesty, and argues that practically nothing which was said by the U.S. and British governments about Iraq turned out to be true. The chapter highlights Bush's claim that Iraq possessed chemical weapons and that it continues to develop weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Keywords: George W. Bush; Iraq; invasion; propaganda campaign; chemical weapons; WMD

Chapter.  9837 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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