The Iraq War Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Mockaitis, Thomas R.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-0-31-338062-4
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 77
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This reference work is an ideal resource for anyone interested in better understanding the controversial Iraq War. It treats the war in its entirety, covering politics, religion, and history, as well as military issues.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Overview
  • Causes of the Iraq War
  • Consequences of the Iraq War
  • Maps
  • A
  • Abu Ghraib
  • Air Defenses in Iraq, Iraq War
  • Air-Land Battle Doctrine
  • Allawi, Iyad
  • al-Qaeda in Iraq
  • Anbar Awakening
  • Ansar al-Islam
  • Antiaircraft Missiles, Iraqi
  • Antitank Weapons
  • Armored Warfare, Persian Gulf and Iraq Wars
  • Arrowhead Ripper, Operation
  • “Axis of Evil”
  • Aziz, Tariq
  • B
  • B-2 Spirit
  • Baath Party
  • Badr Organization
  • Baghdad
  • Baghdad, Battle for
  • Basra
  • Basra, Battle for
  • Biological Weapons and Warfare
  • Blackwater
  • Blix, Hans
  • BMP-1 Series Infantry Fighting Vehicles
  • Bombs, Cluster
  • Bombs, Precision-Guided
  • Bradley Fighting Vehicle
  • Bremer, L. Paul, III
  • Brown, James Gordon
  • Bush, George Walker
  • Bush Doctrine
  • C
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Chalabi, Ahmed Abd al-Hadi
  • Chemical Weapons and Warfare
  • Cheney, Richard Bruce
  • Chirac, Jacques René
  • Clinton, Hillary Rodham
  • Coalition Provisional Authority
  • Coercive Interrogation
  • Containment Policy
  • Conway, James Terry
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterterrorism Strategy, U.S.
  • Cultural Imperialism, U.S.
  • D
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Delta Force
  • Democratization and the Global War on Terror
  • Desert Crossing, OPLAN
  • E
  • Explosive Reactive Armor
  • F
  • Fallujah
  • Fallujah, First Battle of
  • Fallujah, Second Battle of
  • Fatwa
  • Faw Peninsula
  • Fayyad, Muhammad Ishaq al-
  • Fedayeen
  • Feith, Douglas
  • Franks, Tommy Ray
  • G
  • Garner, Jay Montgomery
  • Gates, Robert Michael
  • Golden Mosque Bombing
  • Goldwater-Nichols Defense Reorganization Act
  • Guantánamo Bay Detainment Camp
  • H
  • Haass, Richard Nathan
  • Haditha, Battle of
  • Haditha Incident
  • Hakim, Abd al-Aziz al-
  • Halliburton
  • High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
  • Hormuz, Strait of
  • Husaybah, Battle of
  • Hussein, Qusay
  • Hussein, Saddam
  • Hussein, Uday
  • I
  • Intelligence
  • Interceptor Body Armor
  • Iraq, Air Force
  • Iraq, Army
  • Iraq, History of, 1990 to Present
  • Iraq, Sanctions on
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation, Air Campaign
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation, Casualties of
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation, Coalition Ground Forces
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation, Coalition Naval Forces
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation, Ground Campaign
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation, Planning for
  • Iraqi Insurgency
  • Iraqi Police Forces
  • Iraq Liberation Act
  • Iraq Sanctions Act of 1990
  • Iraq Study Group
  • Islamic Dawa Party
  • Islamic Radicalism
  • J
  • Jafari, Ibrahim al-
  • Jihad
  • K
  • Karbala, First Battle of
  • Karbala, Second Battle of
  • Kerry, John
  • Kirkuk
  • Kurdistan Democratic Party
  • Kurds
  • Kurds, Massacres of
  • L
  • Libby, I. Lewis
  • Lynch, Jessica
  • M
  • M-1A1 and M-1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks
  • Mahdi Army
  • Mahmudiyah Incident
  • Majid al Tikriti, Ali Hassan al-
  • Maliki, Nuri Muhammed Kamil Hasan al-
  • Marsh Arabs
  • Martyrdom
  • McCain, John Sidney, III
  • McKiernan, David Deglan
  • Military Strategic Tactical Relay Satellite Communications System
  • Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles
  • Mines and Mine Warfare, Land
  • Missile Systems, Iraqi
  • Missiles, Cruise
  • Mosul
  • Mosul, Battle of
  • Mullen, Michael Glenn
  • Multinational Force, Iraq
  • Myers, Richard Bowman
  • N
  • Najaf, First Battle of
  • Najaf, Second Battle of
  • Nasiriyah, Battle of
  • National Intelligence Council
  • National Security Agency
  • National Security Council
  • Negroponte, John Dimitri
  • Neoconservatism
  • Night-Vision Imaging Systems
  • No-Fly Zones
  • Nuclear Weapons, Iraq's Potential for Building
  • O
  • Obama, Barack Hussein, II
  • Odierno, Raymond
  • Oil
  • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • P
  • Pace, Peter
  • Perle, Richard
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Phantom Strike, Operation
  • Phantom Thunder, Operation
  • Private Security Firms
  • Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • R
  • Ramadi, First Battle of
  • Ramadi, Second Battle of
  • Regime Change
  • Republican Guard
  • Rice, Condoleezza
  • Rocket-Propelled Grenades
  • Rumsfeld, Donald Henry
  • S
  • Sadr, Muqtada al-
  • Sadr City, Battle of
  • Salafism
  • Sanchez, Ricardo S.
  • SEAL Teams
  • Sharia
  • Shia Islam
  • Shia Uprising
  • Shinseki, Eric Ken
  • Sistani, Sayyid Ali Husayn al-
  • Special Air Service, United Kingdom
  • Special Republican Guards
  • Steel Curtain, Operation
  • StrykerBrigades
  • SuicideBombings
  • Sunni Islam
  • SunniTriangle
  • Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council
  • Surge, U.S. Troop Deployment, Iraq War
  • T
  • T-62 Main Battle Tank
  • T-72 Main Battle Tank
  • Terrorism
  • Tigris and Euphrates Valley
  • Tikrit
  • Topography, Kuwait and Iraq
  • Torture of Prisoners
  • U
  • Umm Qasr
  • Umm Qasr, Battle of
  • United Kingdom, Air Force, Iraq War
  • United Kingdom, Army, Iraq War
  • United Kingdom, Marines, Iraq War
  • UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission
  • UN Security Council Resolution 1284
  • UN Special Commission
  • UN Weapons Inspectors
  • U.S. Agency for International Development, Iraq
  • U.S. Air Force, Iraq War
  • U.S. Army, Iraq War
  • U.S. Coast Guard, Iraq War
  • U.S. Middle East Policy, 1945 to Present
  • U.S. National Elections of 2004
  • U.S. National Elections of 2008
  • U.S. Navy, Iraq War
  • U.S. Special Operations Command
  • V
  • Vehicles, Unarmored
  • Viking Hammer, Operation
  • W
  • War Correspondents
  • War Powers Act
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Wilson, Joseph Carter, IV
  • Wilson, Valerie Plame
  • Wolfowitz, Paul Dundes
  • Woodward, Robert Upshur
  • Z
  • Zawahiri, Ayman al-
  • Zinni, Anthony Charles
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors