Fiasco

The American Military Adventure in Iraq

by Thomas Ricks

Fiasco

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Book 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 cost of their careers.

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