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

Author: Thomas E Ricks
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2009.
Edition/Format:   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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Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; Petraeus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Ricks
ISBN: 9781846141454 1846141451 9781846141461 184614146X
OCLC Number: 717675625
Description: 394 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Ricks.
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Presents an account of the insurgency within the US military that led to a radical shift in America's strategy in Iraq - and the bloody implementation of that strategy on the ground.  Read more...

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