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"Rife with behind-the-scenes machinations at the highest levels of the administration." -- The Los Angeles Times
"A compelling story of the labor pains of a nation in the throes of rebuilding." -- San Antonio Express News
"Bremer details the treacherous, sweltering days, the obstacles and the historic achievements." -- National Review
"[An] excellent memoir. . . . It is candid, precise, lucid, and honest." -- Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)
Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III, a career diplomat, was the Presidential Envoy to Iraq from May 2003 to June 2004. During his twenty-three years at the State Department, he served on the personal staffs of six secretaries of state and on four continents. In the 1980s, he was Ambassador to the Netherlands and Ambassador at Large for Counter Terrorism. After leaving government, he was Managing Director of Kissinger Associates. In December 2004, George W. Bush awarded Bremer the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his service in Iraq.
Malcolm McConnell is the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller American Soldier with Tommy Franks and My Year in Iraq with L. Paul Bremer III.
It was a nice read. But if you read it, just bear in mind the other side of the story. There are many who will disagree with what he did and said. Www.nninoss.comPublished 4 months ago by Ninos Youkhana
History is not going to be kind to Mr. Bremer at all. His day is coming.Published 13 months ago by Bruce P Heindl
This man was almost solely responsible for the post-war debacle that was Iraq. He's an arrogant, ignorant and incompetent man that somehow has the cojones to write a book and... Read morePublished on May 21, 2013 by dschlicks
I got this as I'd met the author and found his point of view interesting. He says a lot in this book which is a personal viewpoint of his experience in Iraq trying to help set up... Read morePublished on April 15, 2013 by frugalJen
Bremer had no chance of possibly doing the right things in Iraq.
In WWII we spent 2 1/2 years planning the Occupations of Germany and Japan. Read more
My Year in Iraq by L. Paul "Jerry" Bremer III
"Why didn't they hit us, Frank?" "The bastard got stuck in traffic, sir," p. Read more
We all heard the public, ideology-driven criticism of Bremer. Read this book and you will realize much of it was unfair and based on false information. Read morePublished on December 26, 2010 by Westwind7
The main reason a reader would desire to purchase a memoir such as this one is to obtain some insight, by the author, that is truly unique to the author's experience or position. Read morePublished on September 26, 2010 by Yoda