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Main Title Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war /
Author Gates, Robert Michael,
Publisher Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 908660946
ISBN 9780307949639; 030794963X
Subjects Cabinet officers--United States--Biography ; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives ; Afghan War, 2001---Personal narratives, American ; War on Terrorism, 2001-2009--Personal narratives, American ; United States--Military policy--Decision making ; Civil-military relations--United States--History--21st century ; United States--Politics and government--2001-2009 ; United States--Politics and government--2009- ; (DE-601)104325224--(DE-588)4116489-1--Sicherheitspolitik ; (DE-601)106121111--(DE-588)4065004-2--Militärpolitik ; (DE-601)365881864--(DE-588)4731075-3--Irakkrieg ; (DE-601)504064878--(DE-588)4997894-9--Afghanistankrieg--g:2001- ; (DE-601)106076612--(DE-588)4078704-7--USA ; Employees
Additional Subjects Gates, Robert Michael,--1943- ; United States--Department of Defense--Officials and employees--Biography
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Inhaltsbeschreibung & Leseprobe
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  E897.4.G37A3 2015 c.2 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/30/2015
Edition First Vintage Books edition.
Collation x, 618 pages, 32 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq -- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war ... and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections.