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A time of our choosing : America's war in Iraq

Author: Todd S Purdum
Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The authoritative account of America's most controversial war since Vietnam, a conflict in which "shock and awe" were not confined to the battlefield it was a war like no other the United States had ever fought. It began with the bombing of Saddam Hussein's bunker and ended with statues of the Iraqi dictator being toppled in downtown Baghdad, and it marked a turning point in America's relations with its enemies, its  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd S Purdum
ISBN: 0805075623 9780805075625
OCLC Number: 52901400
Description: xiv, 319 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: America's terms: Twelve years in the making --
Axis of Evil --
Bush doctrine --
Resolution 1441 --
Failure of diplomacy --
Week of waiting --
America's war: Best-laid plans --
Element of surprise --
Shock and awe --
Turn for the worse --
British in Basra --
Securing the north --
Saving Private Lynch --
Through the Karbala Gap --
Thunder run --
Fall of Baghdad --
Aftermath --
America's consequences: Catastrophic success --
Smooth landing, rough takeoff --
Casus Belli --
Price of going it alone.
Other Titles: New York times.
Responsibility: Todd S. Purdum and the staff of the New York times.
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Looks at the whole picture of the war in Iraq from the New York Times resources and reportage, discussing the fighting, politics, and consequences.  Read more...

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