Jordan and the Second U.S.-Iraq War

Curtis R. Ryan

in Inter-Arab Alliances

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033075
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039558 | DOI:
Jordan and the Second U.S.-Iraq War

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This chapter describes a case study concerning Jordan's response to the second U.S.-Iraq war. It discusses the policy changes in Jordan following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on the U.S. and the subsequent U.S. invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. It analyzes the Jordanian government's complex reaction to this war that involves a global ally and a local alignment partner.

Keywords: Jordan; U.S.-Iraq war; September 11; Iraq; Afghanistan; policy changes

Chapter.  8073 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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