The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction by Roger Allen

By Roger Allen

This version comprises new fabric at the Arabic novel as much as 1993. it's a survey of the Arabic novel and its improvement from its beginnings within the nineteenth century until eventually at the present time. It strains the foundation, early cultivation and the mature interval after global struggle II of the Arabic novel.

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This was more than just a preferred policy option; it was portrayed as an imperative for US national security interests. Without regime change Iraq would emerge as a WMD-armed adversary in a region of enormous geopolitical importance. These critics insisted that military force should be used in conjunction with support for the Iraqi opposition to rid the world of Saddam Hussein. During the last two years of the Clinton administration, critics developed and advocated a coherent strategy for military-led regime change that, they argued, could be quickly and easily implemented.

As far as the new administration was concerned there was no question that Iraq was a major threat to regional security in the Middle East and US vital interests. The containment policy had three principal objectives: to locate and eliminate Iraq’s WMD and WMD programmes through UN weapons inspections; to prevent Saddam rebuilding Iraq’s conventional military forces and prevent Iraq accessing technology that might be used for clandestine WMD programmes through an economic sanctions regime; and to enforce the northern and southern no-fly zones through sporadic aerial bombardment.

The report of the panel, known as the Amorim Report after its chair, Brazilian Ambassador Celso Amorim, stated that Iraq could not be declared to have fully disarmed its WMD and ballistic missile programmes and was therefore not in compliance with its obligations under UNSC resolutions passed after the Gulf War. 12 Iraq was perceived to be a threat in other ways. The obstruction of UN inspections was portrayed by the administration as a threat of equal magnitude to the existence of the WMD and WMD programmes themselves.

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