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Prospects for political stability in a democratic Iraq

Karen K. Petersen

Prospects for political stability in a democratic Iraq

a study of the clusters of conflict

by Karen K. Petersen

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political stability -- Iraq,
  • Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKaren K. Petersen and Stephen R. Saunders ; with a Foreword by James Lee Ray.
    ContributionsSaunders, Stephen R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1849.A58 P49 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073818M
    ISBN 10077343870X
    ISBN 109780773438705
    LC Control Number2009035678

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Clusters composed of a democratic state surrounded by autocratic states may be particularly conflict prone. If so, were Iraq to become an established democracy in the midst of mostly nondemocratic contiguous neighbors, we may expect increased conflict within the cluster.

The Prospects for political stability in a democratic Iraq book study, using COW and Polity data, analyzes clusters over an extended period and finds support for the Pages: Prospects for political stability in a democratic Iraq.

Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Karen K Petersen; Stephen R.

The Iraq Estimate, Prospects for Iraq’s Stability: A Challenging Road Ahead, followed the standard process for producing National Intelligence Estimates (NIEs), including a thorough review of sourcing, in-depth Community coordination, the use of alternative analysis and review by outside experts.

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The U.S.-led effort can fail in many ways, notably by a loss of political will in the face of terrorism and weak allies. On the other hand, success couldFile Size: KB. prospect of democracy in Iraq. The initial euphoria, that the overthrow of the Saddam regime would usher in an era of democracy and political stability, was soon over as a strong insurgency erupted in Iraq.

This paper is an attempt to analyze the prospects of democracy as a viable political system ensuring peace and stability in Iraq. It also examines the.

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policy in Iraq and the broader Middle East region. The resentment of Iraq’s Sunni Arabs toward the Shiite. The Shia-Sunni rivalry is especially important. There are also differences within the Arab Shia community. And Arab-Kurdish divisions have not disappeared either.

The inability of a government to be formed after the March 7,parliamentary elections bodes ill, not just for the prospects for democracy, but even for stability in Iraq.

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that a democratic Iraq is a likely prospect and that a democratic Iraq will serve as a model throughout the Arab world, something of a democratic domino, in fact.2 The official American effort to. How vested interests, trade, and mixed views on the US create a political and economic tangle for Iraq's neighbors.

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Over the past decade, Shiite militias in Iraq have expanded dramatically and have transitioned into formidable political movements.

Iran mobilized these groups initially in to. Karen Petersen is Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of Political Science at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

She received her Ph.D. in Political Science at Vanderbilt University in Her publications include journal articles on the causes of interstate conflict, terrorism, the federal courts and FISA, and pedagogical issues related to online learning along with a co-authored book, Prospects for Political Stability.

Iraq’s social and political landscape has changed drastically after an escalation of regional and global power competition, the COVIDinduced health and economic crises, and the unprecedented uprising by peaceful demonstrators in October that led to formation of a new government.

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What are the prospects for the deceleration of the arms race. Are the Kurds likely to enjoy continued autonomy in Iraq. These questions are answered in this study. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Prospects for Mideast Cooperation on Iraq ; How Vested Interests, Trade, and Mixed Views on the US Create a Political and Economic Tangle for Iraq's Neighbors playing a delicate game of stymying America's long-term influence even while carefully safeguarding Iraq's stability.

"The neighboring countries contemplate either an Iraq that is a. Post-Coup Prospects for Democracy in Mali Supporters of the Malian opposition hold a banner as they gather for a meeting to protest against plans to revise the constitution, in Bamako, Mali on.

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