Friday 11:45am

Oil and empire: a history of western intervention in Iraq


Sixteen years ago, George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq. Bush and Co. intended the second Iraq War as a stepping-stone to wider domination of the Middle East. This war built on the Bush family legacy of invading Iraq, and continued a long line of western interventions in the country. This session will look at the history and legacy of western intervention in Iraq.

Corey Oakley - **US imperialism and the war for the Middle East ******

Andrew Cheeseman -** [Bitter fruit of the Iraq war](**

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