The man who pushed America to war: the extraordinary life, adventures, and obsessions of Ahmed Chalabi

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From an Emmy award-winning investigative reporter-an explosive biography that tells the untold story of the man most responsible for the war in Iraq
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subject_facet Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1991-2003
table_of_contents Golden age, 1944-1958 -- Chalabi in America, 1962-1968 -- Beirut, 1971-1977 -- Petra Bank, 1977 -- Iran and Shiism, 1977-1988 -- Business with Saddam, 1980-1989 -- The collapse of the Chalabi empire, 1989-1990 -- The fall of Ahmad Chalabi, 1989 -- Desert Storm, 1990-1991 -- Recruitment, 1991 -- Going after Jordon, 1992 -- The founding of the Iraqi National Congress : audit by burglary and little coffins, 1991-1992 -- IBC Communications : the funding, 1992 -- Conviction, 1992 -- Guerrilla warrior, 1993-1995 -- Victory in Hong Kong, 1995 -- Tossed out in the cold, 1996 -- Rising again : Ahmad Chalabi's allies, 1997 -- Wooing the neocons, 1997-1998 -- Frozen assets and the Iraq trust -- Forming INDICT -- Ahmad Chalabi's law, 1998 -- The money returns -- BKSH : representing Chalabi -- The uses of September 11, 2001 -- September 11--a new direction -- Saddam's airline hijacking school -- The case of the underground wells -- David Rose, 2001-2003 -- The man who invented the mobile labs, March 2002 -- Saddam's mistress, September 2002 -- The run-up to war, summer 2002-winter 2003 -- The committee for the liberation of Iraq, autumn 2002 -- The free Iraqi forces and the end of the Iraq liberation act, summer 2003-winter 2003 -- The birth of de-baathification, summer 2002 -- There is oil in Iraq -- Getting ready, winter 2003 -- Entering Iraq, April 2003 -- The dossiers, 2003 -- An armored truck and $250 million, April 2003 -- De-baathification, part II, 2003-2004 --Chalabi vs. Bremer, May 2003-April 2004 -- The UN gets a warning, summer 2003 -- The State of the Union, January 2004 -- BKSH at war, 2003-2004 -- Banking in Iraq, summer-fall 2003 -- Chalabi under seige, May 2003 -- The Iran connection -- Weapons of mass destruction -- Almost at the top -- Inside deal, 2005 -- The vote, 2005-2006 -- The rescue of the journalist, 2005 -- Epilogue.
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title The man who pushed America to war : the extraordinary life, adventures, and obsessions of Ahmed Chalabi
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title_short The man who pushed America to war :
title_sort man who pushed america to war the extraordinary life, adventures, and obsessions of ahmed chalabi
title_sub the extraordinary life, adventures, and obsessions of Ahmed Chalabi