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America's secret war : inside the hidden worldwide struggle between America and its enemies

Author: George Friedman
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents an in-depth analysis of the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq, and its efforts to counter Al Qaeda's influence in other countries of the world.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Friedman
ISBN: 0385512457 9780385512459
OCLC Number: 55960944
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 354 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The origins of the fourth global war --
Al Qaeda's strategy and operational principles --
American strategy and the rule of unintended consequences --
The anatomy of intelligence failures --
The American way of war--planning for everything except what happened --
September 11 --
Defending the homeland : crisis and irrelevance --
Preparing for a counterattack --
The war in Afghanistan --
Tora Bora and nuclear nightmares --
Searching for a strategy : Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Iraq --
The Iraq campaign --
The great reversal --
Conclusion : war in the balance.
Responsibility: George Friedman.
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Presents an in-depth analysis of the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq, and its efforts to counter Al Qaeda's influence in other countries of the world.

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