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Read online Plan of Attack: The Definitive Account of the Decision to Invade Iraq.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Plan of Attack: The Definitive Account of the Decision to Invade Iraq Plan of Attack is a definitive account of how amp why President Geo W Bush his war council amp allies launched a preemptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein amp occupy Iraq Woodward s latest account of Washington decisionmaking provides an original authoritative narrative of behind the scenes maneuvering over two years examining the causes amp consequences of the most controversial war since Vietnam Based on interviews with key participants amp over hours of exclusive interviews with Bush Plan of Attack is part presidential history charting the decisions made during critical months part military history revealing precise details amp the evolution of the Top Secret war planning under the restricted codeword Polo Step part a spy story as the CIA dispatches a covert paramilitary team into northern Iraq months before the start of the war This team recruited Iraqi spies designated with the cryptonym DB ROCKSTARS one of whom turned over the personnel files of all men in Saddam Hussein s personal security organization What emerges are astonishingly intimate portraits Bush in war cabinet meetings in the White House Situation Room amp Oval Office amp in private conversation Dick Cheney the focused amp driven vice president Colin Powell the conflicted amp cautious secretary of state Donald Rumsfeld the controlling war technocrat Geo Tenet the activist CIA director Tommy Franks the profane amp demanding general Condoleezza Rice the ever present referee amp national security adviser Karl Rove the hands on political strategist other key members of the White House staff amp congressional leadership amp foreign leaders ranging from British Prime Minister Blair to Russian President Putin Plan of Attack provides new details on the intelligence assessments of Iraq s alleged weapons of mass destruction amp the planning for the war s aftermath by Bob Woodward, Alice Mayhew

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Plan of Attack: The Definitive Account of the Decision to Invade Iraq
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