Post - o Post-war chaos, looting, and inadequate US forces:...

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o Post-war chaos, looting, and inadequate US forces: The failure to Establish Security Failed state. Not enough US forces on the ground to provide security, US troops were never given orders to secure the country o De-Ba’athification and dissolving the Iraqi Army Iraqi leadership was put on the streets not knowing what share they would have in the new Iraq These members form a new insurgency o Sunni insurgency and American counter-insurgency: fullujah and Abu Ghraib Sunni insurgency – not recognized by the US, didn’t like counterinsurgency o The power of the shia The nature of Shia politics o Failures of reconstruction: electricity, water, sewage, the economy Years after saddam was gone Iraqis only received electricity and water for a few hours a day o Failures of understanding Iraq and Iraqi history Americans don’t understand Iraq at all – its needs, its history, unable to pursue effective policies Globalization o What is globalization? What forces drive it?
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