The Gamble

General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

by Thomas E. Ricks

Hardcover, 394 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Title
The Gamble
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General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
Author
Thomas E. Ricks

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Draws on interviews with top officers in Iraq to document the war as it has unfolded in recent years, focusing on the unorthodox strategies of General David Petraeus, from his work with foreign advisors to the ways in which his officers disagreed with key decisions.