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Its well written and very easy to read.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's excellent book, "Imperial Life in the Emerald City" is unusually different from the recent books published about what went wrong in Iraq.
Everyone should read this book, because in many ways in provides a clear picture as to why we have failed thus far.
We had to have this book for class. The problem I had with it is that reading the book could be confusing. It's the kind of book that you have to sit down and think a bit about. Read morePublished 3 days ago by waterbird
I certainly got a much better understanding of our decision to go into war with Iraq. Having grown up in the Vietnam era and children in the first invasion of Iraq I've never had... Read morePublished 12 days ago by John Lawlar
We came,We Saw, We did Our Thing, and We left. Opportunity lost in a grand view blinded by a lack of understanding, fueled by unbridled resources, a shotgun approach to solving... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Harold Brewer
Having experienced the same self-serving attitudes, while working for the federal government, I can relate; nothing described in the book surprised me. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Jeffrey A Ross
A sad story of American bungling. The Bush-era drive to adhere to neo-con orthodoxy in creating policies for Iraq shows that we learned nothing from the equally arrogant... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David MacDougall
Good read about the situation in Iraq following the initial invasion. The author displays well the missed opportunities for the US to help the Iraqi people help themselves.Published 2 months ago by Andrew Cochran
The Bush/Cheney Iraq disaster that network media and FOX refused to reveal!...Would have led to sure impeachment for both and their entire cabinet!Published 2 months ago by Seminole Pete