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- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 12.95
Majors Cindy Sherman and Bud Lewis are the best young combat officers the army has, and they?ve both been tapped for plum positions as aides-de-camp for two of the Pentagon?s most senior generals. The Pentagon is a cauldron of careerist jockeying and factional squabbling in the best of times, though, and these are not the best of times. A president... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 16.00
Stephen E. Ambrose author of Citizen Soldiers and Undaunted Courage This is a wonderful book. Ricks combines fine descriptive writing, thoughtful comparisons between the Corps of today and the past, and between the Corps and the U.S. Army, and insightful speculation about the future of the Corps -- all enclosed in as good a piece of storytelling... more...
- Penguin Group Inc. 2009; US$ 17.00
Thomas E. Rick's news-breaking follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Fiasco Now updated to fully document the inside story of the Iraq war since late 2005, The Gamble is the definitive account of the insurgency within the U.S. military that led to a radical shift in America's strategy. Based on unprecedented real-time access to... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
Fiasco , Thomas E. Ricks?s #1 New York Times bestseller, transformed the political dialogue on the war in Iraq? The Gamble is the next news breaking installment Thomas E. Ricks uses hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with top officers in Iraq and extraordinary on-the-ground reportage to document the inside story of the Iraq War since... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 2.99
In this timely supplement to his 2009 New York Times bestseller The Gamble, Thomas E. Ricks reveals how the Iraq war has changed and how the national conversation has shifted since the time of writing. This Penguin eSpecial offers new insights into the difficulties likely to confront the United States in Iraq in the coming year, from our most trusted... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 17.58
Cutting through the headlines and spin, this is the first book to give us a true picture of the reality on the ground, through the words of the people there - from commanders to intelligence officers, army doctors to ordinary soldiers. Providing eye-witness accounts that contradict the official stories and figures, they give a chilling picture of the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 20.78
Based on unprecedented real-time access to the military's entire chain of command, The Gamble is the definitive account of the insurgency within the US military that led to a radical shift in America's strategy in Iraq - and the bloody implementation of that strategy on the ground. In his international bestseller Fiasco , Thomas E. Ricks gave... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
A Washington Post 2012 Notable Work of Nonfiction " Ricks shines, blending an impressive level of research with expert storytelling ." ?The Weekly Standard "[ A] savvy study of leadership . Combining lucid historical analysis, acid-etched portraits of generals from 'troublesome blowhard' Douglas MacArthur to 'two-time loser' Tommy Franks, and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 26.99
Rebecca Frankel is senior editor, Special Projects at Foreign Policy Magazine . Her regular Friday column "Rebecca's War Dog of the Week" has been featured on The Best Defense since January 2010. Her photo essay "War Dog," is one of the most-viewed pieces in ForeignPolicy.com's history and has received upwards of 16 million views and over 100,000... more...