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About the Author

Reidar Visser is a research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. He has a background in history and comparative politics and holds a doctorate in Middle Eastern studies from the University of Oxford. He has published extensively on the history of southern Iraq and issues of decentralization and federalism relating to Iraq. His two previous books were Basra, the Failed Gulf State: Separatism and Nationalism in Southern Iraq (2005) and (co-edited with Gareth Stansfield) An Iraq of Its Regions: Cornerstones of a Federal Democracy? (2007).

Many of Visser's writings are available from his Iraq website, www.historiae.org. He blogs regularly about Iraq at Iraq and Gulf Analysis.

Veteran Washington-based military analyst Tom Ricks has written, "Reidar Visser continues to produce some of the most insightful analyses of Iraqi politics. I first came across him three or so years ago when a member of Petraeus's staff said, "Don't ask me! If you want to understand Basra, read Reidar Visser."
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 302 pages
  • Publisher: Just World Books (November 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1935982036
  • ISBN-13: 978-1935982036
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,116,895 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The book is written by an academic who, not only has knowledge of the topic but, has even worked in an advisory capacity with the U.S. government; however, he does not just rely on that experience as he also constantly works to provide ample textual evidence for every claim he makes. Moreover, he uses his experience as a scholar and an adviser to critique policies and assertions made about the Middle East, and especially the claim of an "artificial" origin of a three-state Iraq.

I like the book because it is presented with a detailed analysis of the subjects, yet, the author makes these in small one-page sub-sections of each chapter that makes the narrative easier to follow.

The book is great for people who are really busy because it can be read in chunks, or flipped through for specific content.

Writer, Reidar Visser, creates a clear narrative which actually allows for more autonomy with the book which the author constructs so that each section can stand alone, then be reconciled with its fellows.

The book is very convenient, as Visser, connects the reader through time, topic, and politics.

Readers who have a vested interest in both the topic of the United States intervention in Iraq and also the history of Iraq as its own body should definitely read this book!
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