Rory Stewart: Does anyone know how to govern Iraq?, 31 March 2005
Show More What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation Building by Noah Feldman.
Princeton, 154 pp., £12.95, November 2004, 0 691 12179 6Show More
Blinded by the Sunlight: Surviving Abu Ghraib and Saddam’s Iraq by Matthew McAllester.
Harper Perennial, 304 pp., $13.95, February 2005, 0 06 058820 9Show More
The Fall of Baghdad by Jon Lee Anderson.
Little, Brown, 389 pp., £20, February 2005, 0 316 72990 6Show More
The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq by Christian Parenti.
New Press, 211 pp., £12.99, December 2004, 1 56584 948 5Show More
“... less than two years ago. The best recent descriptions of Iraqi society have been by journalists. Matthew McAllester of Newsday has assembled a remarkable range of informants and illuminates issues from unexpected angles. Uncovering a mass grave, he is able to provide biographies of the corpses, witnesses who were present at their shooting and ...”