What happened in Iraq after 2003 was not nation-building at all. It was utterly nation-destruction.Read More
About the Author
Mohammed Al-Azdee is an Iraqi assistant professor of mass communication at the University of Bridgeport–Bridgeport, CT. Born and raised in Iraq, he earned his PhD and MA in mass communication from the Indiana University (IU) School of Journalism–Bloomington. His area of interest combines content analysis, media effects, political communication, advanced research methods, and new media technologies. Dr. Al-Azdee has been published in scholarly journals and in US and Iraqi mass media outlets. His research has been presented at varied academic conferences in the United States, receiving awards from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), the International Communication Association (ICA), the Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME), and US Department of State.
Ten years after the invasion, and regardless of the legitimacy of the military operation and subsequent occupation, we need to review the reasons of why America could not succeed in Iraq.Read More