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The inheritance : the world Obama confronts and the challenges to American power

Author: David E Sanger
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The chief Washington correspondent of the New York Times offers a riveting insider's account describing the national security crises that will confront America's next president from a nuclear Iran to the lock up of Chinese oil supplies in Africa.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Barack Obama; George W Bush; Barack Obama; George W Bush; Barack Obama; George W Bush
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Sanger
ISBN: 9780307407924 0307407926
OCLC Number: 227929794
Description: xxix, 498 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Iran : the Mullahs' Manhattan Project. --
Decoding Project 111 --
Regime-change fantasies --
Ahmadinejad's monologue --
The Israel option --
pt. 2. Afghanistan : how the good war went bad. --
The Marshall plan that wasn't --
The other "mission accomplished" --
pt. 3. Pakistan : "how do you invade an ally?" --
Secrets of Chaklala Cantonment --
Crossing the line --
pt. 4. North Korea : the nuclear renegade that got away. --
Kim Jong-Il 8, Bush 0 --
Cheney's lost war --
"Everything is Appomattox --
pt. 5. China : new torch, old dragons. --
Generation Lenovo --
The puncture strategy --
pt. 6. The three vulnerabilities. --
Deterrence 2.0 --
The invisible attack --
Dark angel --
Epilogue : Obama's challenge.
Responsibility: David E. Sanger.
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The chief Washington correspondent of the New York Times offers a riveting insider's account describing the national security crises that will confront America's next president from a nuclear Iran to the lock up of Chinese oil supplies in Africa.

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