IRAQ WAR READING LIST

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IRAQ WAR READING LIST         Steven Z. Freiberger, Ph.D

Please keep in mind this is a partial list and is in no way the most comprehensive list.

Aburish, Said. SADDAM HUSSEIN: THE POLITICS OF REVENGE

Agresto, John. MUGGED BY REALITY: THE LIBERATION OF IRAQ AND THE FAILURE OF GOOD INTENTIONS

Allawi, Ali A. THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ: WINNING THE WAR, LOSING THE PEACE

Anderson, Scott. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA

Anderson, Terry. BUSH’S WARS

Bacevitch, Andrew. THE LIMITS OF POWER: THE END OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM

_______________. AMERICA’S WAR FOR THE GREATER MIDDLE EAST: A HISTORY

Baker, Peter. DAYS OF FIRE: BUSH AND CHENEY IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Bamford, James. A PRETEXT FOR WAR: 9/11, IRAQ, AND THE ABUSE OF AMERICA’S INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES

Benjamin, Daniel and Steven Simon. THE AGE OF SACRED TERROR

Bergen, Peter L. HOLY WAR INC.: INSIDE THE SECRET WORLD OF OSAMA BIN LADEN

Blix, Hans. DISARMING IRAQ: SEARCH FOR WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

Bodansky. THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE IRAQ WAR

Bremer, Paul. MY YEAR IN IRAQ

Bush, George, Scowcroft, Brent. A WORLD TRANSFORMED

Bush, George. DECISION POINTS

Catherwood, Christopher. WINSTON’S FOLLY: IMPERIALISM AND THE CREATION OF MODERN IRAQ

Clarke, Richard. AGAINST ALL ENEMIES: INSIDE AMERICA’S WAR ON TERROR

Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. LIFE IN THE EMARLD CITY: INSIDE IRAQ’S GREEN ZONE

Cockburn, Andrew and Patrick Cockburn. OUT OF ASHES

_________________________________. SADDAM HUSSEIN: AN AMERICAN OBSESSION

Cockburn, Patrick. THE RISE OF THE ISLAMIC STATE

Coll, Steve. GHOST WARS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE CIIA, AFGHANISTAN, AND BIN LADEN FROM THE SOVIET INVASION TO SEPTEMBER 10, 2001

Coughlin, Con. SADDAM: THE SECRET LIFE

Daalder, Ivo and Lindsay, James. AMERICA UNBOUND: THE BUSH REVOLUTION IN FOREIGN POLICY

Danner, Mark. THE SECRET WAY TO WAR: THE DOWNING STREET MEMO AND THE IRAQ’S BURIED HISTORY

DeYoung, Karen. SOLDIER: A LIFE OF COLIN POWELL

Diamond, Larry. SQUANDERED VICTORY: THE AMERICAN OCCUPATION AND BUNGLED EFFORT TO BRING DEMOCRACY TO IRAQ

Draper, Robert. DEAD CERTAIN: THE PRESIDENCY OF GEORGE W. BUSH

Engel, Richard. WAR JOURNAL: MY FIVE YEARS IN IRAQ

Fallows, James. BLIND INTO BAGHDAD: AMERICA’S WAR IN IRAQ

Ferguson, Charles H. NO END IN SIGHT: IRAQ’S DESCENT INTO CHAOS

Ferguson, Niall COLOSSUS: THE PRICE OF AMERICA’S EMPIRE

Filkins, Dexter. THE FOREVER WAR

Friedman, Alan. THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOW THE WHITE HOUSE ILLEGALLY ARMED IRAQ

Galbraith, Peter. THE END OF IRAQ: HOW AMERICAN INCOMPETENCE CREATED A WAR WITHOUT END

Gardner, Lloyd. C. THE LONG ROAD TO BAGHDAD: A HISTORY OF US FOREIGN POLICY FROM THE 1970S TO THE PRESENT

Gates, Robert. DUTY: MEMOIRS OF A SECRETARY OF WAR

Gellman, Barton. ANGLER: THE CHENEY VICE PRESIDENCY

Glantz, Aaron. HOW AMERICA LOST IRAQ

Gordon, Micheal R, and General Bernard E. Trainor. THE ENDGAME: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE STRUGGLE FOR IRAQ, FROM GEORGE W. TO BARACK OBAMA

_________________________________________. THE GENERAL’S WAR

_________________________________________. COBRA II

Graham, Bradley. BY HIS OWN RULES: THE AMBITIONS, SUCCESSES, AND ULTIMATE FAILURES OF DONALD RUMSFELD

Graubard, Stephen. MR BUSH’S WAR

Greenberg, Karen J. and Joshua Dratel eds. THE TORTURE PAPERS: THE ROAD TO ABU GHRAIB

Hayes, Stephen F. CHENEY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICA’S MOST POWERFUL AND CONTROVERSIAL VICE PRESIDENT

Hersh, Seymour. CHAIN OF COMMAND: THE ROAD FROM 9/11 TO ABU GHRAIB

Herspring, Dale. RUMSFELD’S WARS: THE ARROGANCE OF POWER

Hiro, Dilip. IRAQ: IN THE EYE OF A STORM

________. SECRETS AND LIES

________. THE LONGEST WAR: THE IRAN-IRAQ MILITARY CONFLICT

________. DESERT SHIELD TO DESERT STORM: THE SECOND GULF WAR

Isikoff, Michael, Corn, David. HUBRIS: THE INSIDE STORY OF SPIN, SCANDAL, AND THE SELLING OF THE IRAQ WAR

Jones, Seth. IN THE GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES: AMERICA’S WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

Junger, Sebastian. WAR

Kaplan, Fred. DAYDREAM BELIEVERS: HOW A FEW GRAND IDEAS WRECKED AMERICAN POWER

Karsh, Efraim. SADDAM HUSSEIN: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY

Keegan, John. THE IRAQ WAR

Lando, Barry. WEB OF DECEIT: THE HISTORY OF WESTERN COMPLICITY IN IRAQ, FROM CHURCHILL TO KENNEDY TO GEORGE W. BUSH

Little, Douglas. AMERICAN ORIENTALISM: THE UNITED STATES AND THE MIDDLE EAST SINCE 1945

Mackey, Sandra. THE RECKONING: IRAQ AND THE LEGACY OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

Mann, James. RISE OF THE VULCANS: THE HISTORY OF BUSH’S WAR CABINET

___________. GEORGE W. BUSH

Mayer, Jane. THE DARK SIDE: THE INSIDE STORY OF HOW THE WAR ON TERROR TURNED INTO A WAR ON AMERICAN IDEALS

McClellan, Scott. WHAT HAPPENED INSIDE THE BUSH WHITE HOUSE AND WASHINGTON’S CULTURE OF DECEPTION

Meacham, Jon. DESTINY AND POWER: THE AMERICAN ODYSSEY OF GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH

Napoleoni, Loretta. INSURGENT IRAQ: AL ZARQAWI AND THE NEW GENERATION

Nasir, Vali. THE SHI’A REVIVAL

Nixon, John. DEBRIEFING THE PRESIDENT: THE INTEROGATION OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

Packer, George. THE ASSASSIN’S GATE

Pollack, Kenneth. THE THREATENING STORM

Powell, Colin, Joseph Persico. MY AMERICAN JOURNEY: COLIN POWELL

Prados, John, ed. HOODWINKED: THE DOCUMENTS THAT REVEAL HOW BUSH SOLD US A WAR

Rashid, Ahmed. DESCENT INTO CHAOS: THE US AND DISASTER IN PAKISTAN, AFGHANISTAN, AND CENTRAL ASIA

Razoux, Pierre. THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR

Ricks, Thomas. FIASCO: THE AMERICAN MILITARY ADVENTURE IN IRAQ

___________. THE GAMBLE: GENERAL DAVID PETRAEUS AND THE MILITARY ADVENTURE IN IRAQ

Risen, James. STATE OF WAR: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE CIA AND THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION

Ritter, Scott, Hersh, Seymour. IRAQ CONFIDENTIAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE CONSPIRACY TO UNDERMINE THE UNITED NATIONS AND OVERTHROW SADDAM HUSSEIN

Rogan, Eugene. THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS

Sands, Philippe. AMERICA AND THE MAKING AND BREAKING OF GLOBAL RULES FROM FDR’S ATLANTIC CHARTER TO GEORGE W. BUSH’S ILLEGAL WAR

Scahill, Jeremy. BLACKWATER: THE RISE OF THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL MERCENARY ARMY

Shadid, Anthony. NIGHT DRAWS NEAR: IRAQ’S PEOPLE IN THE SHADOW OF AMERICA’S WAR

Smith, Jean Edward. BUSH

Sparrow, Bartholomew. STRATEGIST: BRENT SCOWCROFT AND THE CALL OF NATIONAL SECURITY

Tenet, George with Bill Harlow. AT THE CENTER OF THE STORM: MY YEARS IN THE CIA

Unger, Scott. HOUSE OF BUSH, HOUSE OF SAUD

__________. THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF BUSH

Weiss, Michael and Hassan Hassan. ISIS: INSIDE THE WORLD OF TERROR

Wilson, Jeremy. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA

Woodward, Bob. OBAMA’S WARS

_____________. BUSH AT WAR

_____________. PLAN OF ATTACK

_____________. STATE OF DENIAL

_____________. THE WAR WITHIN: A SECRET WHITE HOUSE HISTORY 2006-2008

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