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DS79.76.R42 2007
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TITLE: Fiasco : the American military adventure in Iraq / Thomas E. Ricks.
AUTHOR: Ricks, Thomas E.
PUBLISHED: New York : Penguin Press, 2007.
DESCRIPTION: xx, 492 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-462) and index.
NOTES: 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.
SUBJECT: Iraq War, 2003-
SUBJECT: United States --History, Military--21st century.

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