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Catastrophic Success is as revealing as Woodward's Bush at War. It explores the anatomy of a new agenda whose far-reaching consequences have only begun to play out. Peter Boyer's in-depth investigation charts a revolution imposed upon the United States military, which shattered the culture, and whose outcome is still in doubt. This revolution, led by Donald Rumsfeld, PaulCatastrophic Success is as revealing as Woodward's Bush at War. It explores the anatomy of a new agenda whose far-reaching consequences have only begun to play out. Peter Boyer's in-depth investigation charts a revolution imposed upon the United States military, which shattered the culture, and whose outcome is still in doubt. This revolution, led by Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz, and a determined team of civilian policy makers, badly alienated much of the senior military leadership just as the nation was plunged into the Global War on Terror. Many senior uniformed leaders felt discounted or ignored--and the army chief of staff, General Eric Shinseki, was publicly humiliated, his cautionary advice repudiated. Based on many months of research and unique access to the principal players, Catastrophic Success takes up the central paradox of the Rumsfeld way of war--whether the very dogma that promised, and delivered, a brilliant combat victory in Iraq also led to the surprisingly chaotic aftermath....

Title : Catastrophic Success: How the Bush Administration Remade Our Military to Win New Wars but Not the Peace
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ISBN : 9781400062546
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 256 Pages
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