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The Resource Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks

Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks

Label
Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq
Title
Fiasco
Title remainder
the American military adventure in Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Thomas E. Ricks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An assessment of America's role in the Iraq War as viewed from the perspectives of senior military officers argues that the guerrilla insurgency after the fall of Saddam Hussein was avoidable and that officers who spoke against the war did so at the costof their careers
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
159186
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the American military adventure in Iraq
Label
Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-462) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Containment -- A bad ending -- Containment and its discontents -- This changes everything: the aftermath of 9/11 -- The war of words -- The run-up -- The silence of the lambs -- Into Iraq -- Winning a battle -- How to create an insurgency (I) -- How to create an insurgency (II) -- The CPA: "can't produce anything" -- Getting tough -- The descent into abuse -- The long term -- "The Army of the Euphrates" takes stock -- The Marine Corps files a dissent -- The surprise -- The price paid -- The corrections -- Turnover -- Too little too late? -- Betting against history
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201035
Lccn
2006045357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781594201035
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm67375172
Label
Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-462) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Containment -- A bad ending -- Containment and its discontents -- This changes everything: the aftermath of 9/11 -- The war of words -- The run-up -- The silence of the lambs -- Into Iraq -- Winning a battle -- How to create an insurgency (I) -- How to create an insurgency (II) -- The CPA: "can't produce anything" -- Getting tough -- The descent into abuse -- The long term -- "The Army of the Euphrates" takes stock -- The Marine Corps files a dissent -- The surprise -- The price paid -- The corrections -- Turnover -- Too little too late? -- Betting against history
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201035
Lccn
2006045357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781594201035
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm67375172

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