Small Wars Journal

Saddam Hussein

Iraq’s Power Vacuum: A Counterfactual Analysis of Saddam Hussein’s Authoritarian Rule SWJED Tue, 01/01/2019 - 3:17am
If Saddam Hussein had remained in power, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as Daesh, may not have been able to secure a foothold and establish dominance in the region. This counterfactual approach specifically assesses Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship as a stabilizing factor in the state of Iraq, effectively opposing transnational terrorist networks like Daesh.
The Day After Assad: What to Expect Based on Events in Post-Saddam Iraq Peter J. Munson Thu, 03/14/2013 - 3:30am

Regardless of whether Britain and France arm the rebels, Syria faces more challenges than Assad’s rule. An interview with Nathaniel Rosenblatt from Caerus Ascociates by Robert Tollast.


Saddam’s Generals: Perspectives of the Iran-Iraq War Peter J. Munson Fri, 12/07/2012 - 5:30am

Dr. Kevin Woods and his colleague Williamson Murray have brought to life the Iraqi perspective on various conflicts, ranging from Operation Desert Storm to their latest work on the Iran-Iraq War.