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The gamble : General Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq

Author: Thomas E Ricks
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : UpdatedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Ricks
ISBN: 9780143116912 0143116916
OCLC Number: 503481131
Notes: "With a new afterword [by the author]"--Cover. "Updated"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 402 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 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 2006-07) --
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) --
Epilogue. The long war --
Afterword. The unraveling.
Other Titles: General Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq
Responsibility: Thomas E. Ricks.

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