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Rumsfeld's War: The Untold Story of America's Anti-Terrorist Commander

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Here is the untold story of how Rumsfeld shook up the military brass and outmaneuvered national security adviser Condoleezza Rice and other administration officials to remake America's military into Special Forces-driven institution

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Rumsfeld's War: The Untold Story of America's Anti-Terrorist Commander

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Overview

Here is the untold story of how Rumsfeld shook up the military brass and outmaneuvered national security adviser Condoleezza Rice and other administration officials to remake America's military into Special Forces-driven institution

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780895260697
  • Publisher: Regnery Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 1.05 (d)

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ROWAN SCARBOROUGH has covered the Pentagon for the Washington Times for fifteen years and is one of the most respected-and newsbreaking-defense reporters in the country...

Alan Sklar is the winner of several AudioFile Earphones Awards and a multiple finalist for the APA's prestigious Audie Award. Named a Best Voice of 2009 by AudioFile magazine, his work has twice earned him a Booklist Editors' Choice Award, a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and Audiobook of the Year by ForeWord magazine.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 Rumsfeld declares war
Ch. 2 Toppling the Taliban and Saddam, too
Ch. 3 Rumsfeld the man
Ch. 4 Rumsfeld returns
Ch. 5 Rumsfeld the manager
Ch. 6 Combating future threats an assessment
Appendix
Acknowledgments
Index
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  • Posted January 4, 2009

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    Insightful & Intelligent

    To anyone that has truly studied this book, it is clear there is much information-gathering, data analysis, and decision-making taking place that the media and the general public are not privy to, as it should be. Rumsfeld is intelligent and passionate about defending his country and he served us, at our elected President's request, with honor and dignity. An excellent read and highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2007

    Pure Hogwash

    Ask anyone who was there. Rumsfeld was a micromanaging loser who punished the general officers he should have listened to and rewarded the ones who rolled over. As the facts continue to emerge, the outrage of the American people will render the all-volunteer military obsolete.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2005

    Outstanding

    This was a good read. Lots of information. Definitely worth bumping to the top of your reading list.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2004

    Paul

    How can the American people ever believe anything this man says or anything written about him? His command of our country has been a disgrace and this book, inadvertantly, proves that point. I'm sick of this country, and this man is why. See you in Canada.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2004

    Brilliance, and his fight for restructure.

    The book is very well written and uses documentable facts and secret documents to illustrate Rumsfeld's internal head-butting with his colleagues in the Bush staff. The conflicts in point of view arose because of his attempts to show us (and the rest of the world) that a new enemy had forced us to find a new way for engaging in military conflicts, and for the war on terror. Like him or not, Rumsfeld is a brilliant and inquisitive mind, who is not afraid to go against the grain to both prove his point, and to protect this nation. Rowan Scarborough provided depth views, to many of the public 'issues' that were only covered on the surface by the media.

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