Iraqi children climb on a partially damaged wall after a mortar attack inside their school grounds in Baghdad.
In their new book,
Cobra Two, Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor describe the Iraq War as a story of hubris and heroism, of high technology wizardry and cultural ignorance.
They conclude that the bitter insurgency that American and British forces confront today was not pre-ordained, and they recount the military and political opportunities that were lost along the way.
Michael Gordon, co-author of Cobra II, the Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq; chief military correspondent for the New York Times
Retired Lt. Gen. Bernard Trainor, co-author Cobra II, the Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq;former director for National Security Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
The Inside Story of the Invasion And Occupation of Iraq
Hardcover, 603 pages
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