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The Gamble

General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

The Gamble( )
Author: Ricks, Thomas E.
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Allen Lane
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $65.00
Book Description:

Thomas E. Ricks's Fiasco was acclaimed on all sides of the political spectrum as the definitive account of the Iraq invasion. The Gamble is his next shocking instalment, drawing on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with top officers in Iraq and extraordinary on-the-ground reportage. It documents the inside story of the war since late 2005, examining how the military was forced to abandon its initial plans and a very different war began - one with no prospect of ending...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Iraq War (2003-2011)
History / Military / United States
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.1 x 23 x 3.8 cm
Book Weight:0.714 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ricks, Thomas E. (Author)
Thomas E. Ricks lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife and children.

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