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State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III by Bob Woodward

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"Insurgents and terrorists cling the instruments and capabilities to handle and even next present degree of violence thru the next yr.cff0478#39;cff0478#39; This was once the name of the game Pentagon assessment despatched to the White house in would possibly 2006. The forecast of a extra violent 2007 in Iraq contradicted the repeated constructive statements of Presidentityent Bush, together with one, days in advance, while he said we had been at a cff0478#39;cff0478#39;turning part" that historical past might mark as the time "the forces of terror began their long retreat." State of Denial examines how the Bush management have shyed away from telling the truth approximately Iraq to implementing, to Congress, and incessantly to themselves. two days after the would possibly document, the Pentagon advised Congress, in a document required thru legislation, thon the "appeal and motivation for persisted violent motion will begin to wane in early 2007." in this precise inside of tale of a warfare-torn White house, Bob woodwarfared finds how White house leader of staff Andrew Card, with the indirect strengthen of other prime officers, attempted for 18 months to get protection Secretary Donald Rumsfeld changed. The presidentityent and vp Cheney refused. at the start of Bushcff0478#39;s 2d period of time, Stephen Hadley, who changed Condoleezza Rice as nationwide protection adviser, gave the management a cff0478#39;D minuscff0478#39; on implementing its insurance policies. A mystery report to the brand new Secretary of State Rice from her counselor discussed that, as regards to yrs after the invasion, Iraq was once a "failed state." The information finds that on the urging of Cheney and Rumsfeld, one of the widespread out of doors customer and Iraq adviser to Presidentityent Bush is former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who, haunted still during the loss in Vietnam, emerges as a hidentityden and potent voice. woodwarfared finds that the name of the gameary of protection himself believes thon the software of coordination amongst departments and firms is damaged, and in a mystery would possibly 1, 2006 memo Rumsfeld discussed, that "the present software of government makes competence next to impossible." State of Denial answers the middle questions: What happened after the invasion of Iraq? Why? How does Bush make choices and take care of a warfare that he chose to outline his presidentityency? And is there an potential plan for victory?
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creator: Bob woodwarfaredpublisher: Simon cff0478 SchusterBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 576

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Bush at War
The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008
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