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Author Caputi, Ross, author.

Title The sacking of Fallujah : a people's history / Ross Caputi, Richard Hill, and Donna Mulhearn
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2019]
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Series Culture and politics in the Cold War and beyond
Contents The road to Fallujah -- Students' stories, Part I -- Conflicting narratives -- Students' stories, Part II -- The first siege of Fallujah -- Sami, part I / by Kali Rubaii -- The inter-siege information campaign -- Students' stories, part III -- The second siege of Fallujah -- War heroes and war criminals / by Ross Caputi -- Aftermath -- The children of Fallujah / by Donna Mulhearn -- The third siege of Fallujah -- Sami, part II by Kali Rubaii -- Conclusion -- Afterword. Fallujah : my lost country / by Feurat Alani, translated by Siobhan Marie Me
Summary The Iraqi city of Fallujah has become an epicenter of geopolitical conflict, where foreign powers and non-state actors have repeatedly waged war in residential neighborhoods with staggering humanitarian consequences. The Sacking of Fallujah is the first comprehensive study of the three recent sieges of this city, including those by the United States in 2004 and the Iraqi-led operation to defeat ISIS in 2016. Unlike dominant military accounts that focus on American soldiers and U.S. leaders and perpetuate the myth that the United States "liberated" the city, this book argues that Fallujah was destroyed by coalition forces, leaving public health crises, political destabilization, and mass civilian casualties in their wake. This meticulously researched account cuts through the propaganda to uncover the lived experiences of Fallujans under siege and occupation, and contextualizes these events within a broader history of U.S. policy in the Middle East. Relying on testimony from Iraqi civilians, the work of independent journalists, and documentation from human rights organizations, Ross Caputi, Richard Hil, and Donna Mulhearn place the experiences of Fallujah's residents at the center of this city's recent history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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IS (Organization)
Fallujah, Battle of, Fallūjah, Iraq, 2004.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Campaigns -- Iraq -- Fallūjah
HISTORY -- Military -- Iraq War (2003- )
Military campaigns.
Fallūjah (Iraq) -- History -- 21st century
Iraq -- Fallūjah.
Iraq.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hill, Richard, 1949- author.
Mulhearn, Donna, author.
LC no. 2018055901
ISBN 1613766882
1613766890
9781613766880
9781613766897