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The Resource Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks

Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks

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Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq
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Fiasco
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the American military adventure in Iraq
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Thomas E. Ricks
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Title
Fiasco
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Summary
An assessment of America's role in the Iraq War as viewed from the perspectives of senior military officers argues that the guerrilla insurgency after the fall of Saddam Hussein was avoidable and that officers who spoke against the war did so at the costof their careers
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New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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159186
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DLC
Dewey number
956.7044/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.R535 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-462) and index
Contents
Containment -- A bad ending -- Containment and its discontents -- This changes everything: the aftermath of 9/11 -- The war of words -- The run-up -- The silence of the lambs -- Into Iraq -- Winning a battle -- How to create an insurgency (I) -- How to create an insurgency (II) -- The CPA: "can't produce anything" -- Getting tough -- The descent into abuse -- The long term -- "The Army of the Euphrates" takes stock -- The Marine Corps files a dissent -- The surprise -- The price paid -- The corrections -- Turnover -- Too little too late? -- Betting against history
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 482 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594201035
Lccn
2006045357
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9781594201035
Other physical details
ill., maps

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