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Fiasco - Thomas E. Ricks, James Lurie
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781615562329 (161556232X)
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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TeaStitchRead rated it
4.0 Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq by Thomas E. Ricks
Date Published: July 25, 2006 Format: Audiobook Source: Library borrow Date Read: April 10-12, 2019 Blurb: This is the Story of The American Military Adventure in Iraq. The Heart of the story Fiasco has to tell, which has never been told before, is that of a Military occupation whose leaders faile...
KOMET rated it
This is the definitive book on the Iraq War to date. It provides ample evidence that the G.W. Bush regime, along with the Pentagon and the CIA, made a false casus belli for war with Iraq, keenly anticipating an easy victory with Iraqis greeting American soldiers with garlands of flowers as liberat...
Brick rated it
I lived through the time period this book describes, as a stateside civilian, and I had during that time many misgivings, all as it turns out very well founded. My brother, an Army Reservist, was deployed in the invasion force, PsyOps with the 101st Division, and so I was watching what happened wit...
willemite rated it
Fiasco offers a very detailed look into the disaster that has been the US invasion of Iraq. For those of us who have read more than a few books on the subject there is an unavoidable repetition of information seen elsewhere, but there is sufficient new material to justify one’s time. Ricks covers th...
AC rated it
I agree -- great book...
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