The Iraq war
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New York : A.A. Knopf, 2004.
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Central Adult Nonfiction
956.7044 KEEGA
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Author of the acclaimed The Face of Battle, and, most recently, Intelligence in War, John Keegan now brings his extraordinary expertise to bear on perhaps the most controversial war of our time. The Iraq War is an urgently needed, up-to-date and informed study of the ongoing conflict. In exclusive interviews with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and General Tommy Franks, Keegan has gathered information about the war that adds immeasurably to our grasp of its causes, complications, costs and consequences. He probes the reasons for the invasion and delineates the strategy of the American and British forces in capturing Baghdad; he examines the quick victory over the Republican Guard and the more tenacious and deadly opposition that has taken its place. He then analyzes the intelligence information with which the Bush and Blair administrations convinced their respective governments of the need to go to war, and which has since been strongly challenged in both countries. And he makes clear that despite the uncertainty about weapons of mass destruction, regime change, and the use and misuse of intelligence, the war in Iraq is an undeniably formidable display of American power. The Iraq War is authoritative, timely and vitally important to our understanding of a conflict whose full ramifications are as yet unknown.
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Book
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254 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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English
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1400041996

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Keegan, J. (2004). The Iraq war. New York: A.A. Knopf.

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Keegan, John, 1934-2012. 2004. The Iraq War. New York: A.A. Knopf.

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Keegan, John, 1934-2012, The Iraq War. New York: A.A. Knopf, 2004.

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Keegan, John. The Iraq War. New York: A.A. Knopf, 2004. Print.

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