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The Endgame

The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama

by Michael R. Gordon

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A Wall Street Journal Best Nonfiction Book of 2012

In this follow-up to their national bestseller Cobra II, Michael Gordon and General Bernard E. Trainor deftly piece together the story of the most widely reported but least understood war in American history. This stunning account of the political and military struggle between American, Iraqi, and Iranian forces brings together vivid reporting of diplomatic intrigue and gripping accounts of the blow-by-blow fighting that lasted nearly a decade. Informed by brilliant research and extensive interviews with key figures--including everyone from the intelligence community to Sunni and Shi'ite leaders and former insurgents to senior Iraqi military officers--The Endgame presents a riveting chronicle of the occupation of Iraq to the withdrawal of American troops that is sure to remain the essential account of the war for years to come.

This E-book edition also contains a new Appendix collecting twenty-three classified documents, with commentary, that shed new light on some of the military's crucial mistakes and missed opportunities.


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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 7, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9780307906977
  • Release date: February 7, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9780307906977
  • File size: 80455 KB
  • Release date: February 7, 2012

4 of 8 copies available

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

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English

A Wall Street Journal Best Nonfiction Book of 2012

In this follow-up to their national bestseller Cobra II, Michael Gordon and General Bernard E. Trainor deftly piece together the story of the most widely reported but least understood war in American history. This stunning account of the political and military struggle between American, Iraqi, and Iranian forces brings together vivid reporting of diplomatic intrigue and gripping accounts of the blow-by-blow fighting that lasted nearly a decade. Informed by brilliant research and extensive interviews with key figures--including everyone from the intelligence community to Sunni and Shi'ite leaders and former insurgents to senior Iraqi military officers--The Endgame presents a riveting chronicle of the occupation of Iraq to the withdrawal of American troops that is sure to remain the essential account of the war for years to come.

This E-book edition also contains a new Appendix collecting twenty-three classified documents, with commentary, that shed new light on some of the military's crucial mistakes and missed opportunities.


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