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The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

Author: Thomas E Ricks
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Gamble," the story of Gen. David Petraeus and the American military, reveals that many high-level officials were opposed to the 2003 invasion.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Ricks
ISBN: 9781594201974 1594201978
OCLC Number: 233549190
Description: 394 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part one. The old war ends. Things fall apart (Fall 2005) How to fight this war (Fall 2005-Fall 2006) Keane takes command (Fall 2006) A strategy is born (Winter 2006-7) Part two. A new war begins. If you're so smart ... (Spring 2007) Gambling on a "Shitty Hand" (Spring and Summer 2007) Signs of life in Baghdad (Summer 2007) The domestic opposition collapses (Summer and Fall 2007) Part three. War without end. The Twilight Zone (Winter 2007-8) Big Wasta (Spring 2008) After the surge (Summer 2008) Obama's War (Fall 2008).
Responsibility: Thomas E. Ricks.
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"The Gamble," the story of Gen. David Petraeus and the American military, reveals that many high-level officials were opposed to the 2003 invasion.

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