Book Discussion on Defeat: Why America and Britain Lost Iraq

Jonathan Steele talked about his book, Defeat: Why America and Britain Lost Iraq, in which he argues that the occupation of Iraq was bound… read more

Jonathan Steele talked about his book, Defeat: Why America and Britain Lost Iraq, in which he argues that the occupation of Iraq was bound to fail, regardless of whether President Bush and Prime Minister Blair planned things correctly. He says that the history of Iraq should have taught both countries that Iraqis would not be willing to be occupied. After his remarks, he responded to audience

memebers' questions.

Jonathan Steele is senior foreign correspondent and columnist for The Guardian (London). His books include The South African Connection, Socialism with a German Face, and The Limits of Soviet Power. close

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Book Discussion on Defeat: Why America and Britain Lost Iraq

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 15, 2008

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  • Jun 15, 2008 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2008 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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