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The book goes fairly quickly, and the writing style is very journalistic.
The Bush Doctrine is well known, but before I read this book I had never heard of the One Percent Doctrine, which could also be called the Cheney Doctrine.
A must read for those who want to understand how our government could possibly do the terrible things it has done.
Old history now, but the inside story of how the Bush admnistration transformed the 9.11 attacks into the invasion of Iraq never ceases to amaze.Published 7 months ago by SW
I read this in late '06, just reread. My impressions are the same. I was disappointed.
I enjoyed Suskind's O'Neill book and was looking forward to this one; I also enjoy... Read more
Very much, an underrated book about culpability of the Bush administration getting the U.S. involved in an unnecessary war. Ron Suskind is a great writer.Published 17 months ago by W. Troha
I received this itme in time, and hae skimmed through it slighthly and I feel that it is going to be a detailed oriented book of knowledge and intrigue.Published 21 months ago by Daniel
This book is not so much an eye opener, as for most of the world it was always clear that the 11th September attacks were just used as a pretext to prosecute a war against Iraq... Read morePublished on September 19, 2011 by Sir Furboy
The outline of CIA ops in the aftermath of 9/11 narrated in this book is told in fantastic detail. The major personalities are drawn large by the author, and the gritty, dirty,... Read morePublished on June 7, 2011 by sgt_maddog
I waited years to review this because it's painful for me to revisit the secret of the playbook. Ron Suskind argues that Cheney's ideological stance separated sound analysis from... Read morePublished on March 31, 2011 by Citizen John
This book, along with "Hubris" and "The Bush Tragedy" gives some much-needed insight into how things have become so incredibly screwed up in the past decade. Read morePublished on February 13, 2011 by brian t raymer