Robert Michael Gates
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From the former director of the CIA comes the unprecedented inside story of America's and the agency's role in the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Ever certain that the 50-year struggle with the Soviet Union was indeed a war, Gates makes candid appraisals of presidents, key officials, and policies.
Alfred A. Knopf
From the former Secretary of Defense and author of the best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale. Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal...