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  • Main Title Iraq: Politics, Governance, and Human Rights


  • Author: Katzman, Kenneth
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2012-06-13


  • English


  • Content Description: This report discusses the situation immediately following the completion of the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq on December 18, 2011, when relations among major political factions worsened substantially, threatening Iraq's stability and the legacy of the U.S. intervention in Iraq. It includes an overview of historical and current political, military, and governance issues as well as an analysis of Iraq in relation to the other nations in the region.
  • Physical Description: 52 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- U.S. -- Iraq
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- Iraq -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government -- Iraq
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Human Rights -- Iraq

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  • Place Name: Iraq
  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Iran
  • Place Name: Syria
  • Place Name: Turkey


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RS21968
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS21968_2012Jun13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc87379