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The American Military Adventure in Iraq

by Thomas Ricks

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The American Military Adventure in Iraq
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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 cost of their careers.

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U.S. Strategy and Tactics Fail to Mesh in Iraq

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'Fiasco': The Turning Point in the Iraq War

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Book Decries 'Fiasco' in Iraq

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