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Chain of command : the road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib

Author: Seymour M Hersh
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2004.
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"Seymour M. Hersh brings together reporting, along with new revelations, to answer the critical question of the last three years: how did America get from the clear morning when hijackers crashed airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to a divisive and dirty war in Iraq?" "In Chain of Command, Hersh takes an unflinching look behind the public story of President Bush's "war on terror" and into the  Read more...
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Named Person: Saddam Hussein; George W Bush
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour M Hersh
ISBN: 0060195916 9780060195915
OCLC Number: 56496381
Notes: "Portions of this book were previously published, in somewhat different form, in The New Yorker"--T.p. verso.
Maps on end papers.
Includes index.
Description: xix, 394 p.: maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Torture at Abu-Ghraib. A Guantánamo problem --
Photographs from a prison --
Crossing the line --
The gray zone --
pt. 2. Intelligence failure. How America's spies missed September 11th --
Why the government didn't know what it knew --
The twentieth man --
pt. 3. The other war. Afghanistan's secret battles --
The getaway --
A power base of warlords --
pt. 4. The Iraq hawks. The early fight to take on Saddam --
Getting closer --
Richard Perle goes to lunch --
pt. 5. Who lied to whom? March 2003, "These documents ... are in fact not authentic" --
Into the intelligence stovepipe --
Behind the "mushroom cloud" --
pt. 6. The secretary and the generals. The battle for Baghdad --
Manhunts --
Targeting the insurgency --
pt. 7. A most dangerous friend. Gambling on Musharraf --
The ultimate black market --
Washington's deal --
pt. 8. The Middle East after 9/11. Saudi Arabia: corruption and compromise --
Syria: a lost opportunity --
Iran: the next nuclear power? --
Israel, Turkey, and the Kurds.
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"Seymour M. Hersh brings together reporting, along with new revelations, to answer the critical question of the last three years: how did America get from the clear morning when hijackers crashed airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to a divisive and dirty war in Iraq?" "In Chain of Command, Hersh takes an unflinching look behind the public story of President Bush's "war on terror" and into the lies and obsessions that led America into Iraq."--Jacket.

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