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After Saddam: Regional Insecurity, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Proliferation Pressures in Postwar Iraq
Andrew Flibbert explores the weapons proliferation pressures that have long confronted Iraq. He argues that the logic of the security dilemma may one day lead Baghdad to renew its efforts to obtain weapons of mass destruction. Democratization, responsible leadership, or a continued American military presence are unlikely to eliminate Iraq’s quest for the deadliest weapons in a dangerous regional environment that covets Iraq’s oil reserves.

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