Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2003 to 2005

Thomas E. Ricks (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.00  $17.48
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
August 01, 2007
Pages
492
Dimensions
6.08 X 9.22 X 1.22 inches | 1.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143038917

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About the Author

Thomas E. Ricks is an adviser on national security at the New America Foundation, where he participates in its "Future of War" project. He was previously a fellow at the Center for a New American Security and is a contributing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, for which he writes the prizewinning blog The Best Defense. Ricks covered the U.S. military for The Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. Until the end of 1999 he had the same beat at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a reporter for seventeen years. A member of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams, he covered U.S. military activities in Somalia, Haiti, Korea, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Kuwait, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He is the author of several books, including The Generals, The Gamble, and the number one New York Times bestseller Fiasco, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His newest book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight For Freedom, is a New York Times bestseller.

Reviews

"Staggeringly vivid and persuasive . . . absolutely essential reading."
-Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"The best account yet of the entire war."
-Vanity Fair