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The Commanders
The Commanders
Author: Bob Woodward
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ISBN-13: 9780743234757
ISBN-10: 0743234758
Publication Date: 1/1/2002
Pages: 400
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Paperback
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From the back cover:

The Commanders reveals the inner workings of the [first] Bush administration through two years of conversations and policy choices that twice led the U.S. to war. Here is a compelling group portrait of the decision-makers: President George Bush; Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell; Secretary of State James A. Baker III; and National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft.

In this detailed account, we see the top leadership as never before, wrestling with the great questions of military policy in the closed meeting rooms and private offices of the Pentagon and the White House. The human story behind the momentous choices that are defining a new era in international relations, The Commanders is essential listening to understand the new world order dominated by American military might.
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From the descriptor: The Commanders reveals the inner workings of the first George Bush's administraton from Panama to the Persian Gulf. We see top leadership wrestle with military policy as never before. Go behind closed meeting rooms...
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A great account of leaders in crisis.
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Good book for history