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Hubris

Michael Isikoff

Hubris

the inside story of spin, scandal, and the selling of the Iraq War

by Michael Isikoff

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Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bush, George W. -- 1946-,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Causes,
  • Political corruption -- United States,
  • Pride and vanity -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Scandals -- United States,
  • Spin doctors -- United States,
  • Public relations and politics -- United States,
  • Press and politics -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Isikoff and David Corn.
    ContributionsCorn, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE902 .I84 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 479 p. ;
    Number of Pages479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17964074M
    ISBN 109780307346827
    LC Control Number2007275709

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    Nov 01,  · These historiographical tensions provide an insight into Kershaw’s approach and explains why Hitler Hubris constitutes a different type biography to the more traditional approach found in Bullock’s masterpiece (Hitler: A Study in T yranny, ; rev. ed., ) or Jochim Fest’s brilliant analysis of the psychological forces. About Hubris. The real story behind the investigation of Iraq, and the basis for the MSNBC documentary of the same name hosted by Rachel Maddow Filled with news-making revelations that made it a New York Times bestseller, Hubris takes us behind the scenes at the White House, CIA, Pentagon, State Department, and Congress to show how George W. Bush came to invade Iraq–and how his.

    In present times when Trump's America is arrogantly pursuing an aggressive international agenda, it would serve American interests to read a book published in titled Imperial Hubris, by Anonymous (later acknowledged as Michael Scheuer, a senior CIA official). Hubris The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War (Book): Isikoff, Michael: A behind-the-scenes analysis of the controversial decisions and power struggles that went on within the Bush administration as officials planned and defended the invasion of Iraq examines Bush's determination to get rid of Saddam Hussein and the outing of a CIA officer that led to an.


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