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The gamble : General Petraeus and the untold story of the American surge in Iraq

Author: Thomas E Ricks
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of how, in the Iraq War's darkest hour, an unlikely collection of dissident generals, scholars and foreign experts pulled the country back from the edge of the abyss and saved  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Ricks
ISBN: 9780141037820 0141037822
OCLC Number: 463634380
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2009.
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Ricks.

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Shines a light through the veil of inscrutability that masks this singular US general ... compelling, troubling, but ultimately inspiring -- Allan Mallinson The Times It is hard to imagine any Read more...

 
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