Victory Undone: The Defeat of al-Qaeda in Iraq and Its Resurrection as ISIS

Victory Undone: The Defeat of al-Qaeda in Iraq and Its Resurrection as ISIS

by Carter Andress, Malcolm McConnell


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ISBN-13: 9781621572800
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 10/20/2014
Pages: 345
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Carter Andress is a world-renowned military contractor whose company, American-Iraqi Solutions Group (AISG) contributed to the defeat of al-Qaeda in Iraq. Andress’s writing on Iraq and Afghanistan has been published by the Wall Street Journal and National Review Online and in Contractor Combatants: Tales of an Imbedded Capitalist.

Malcolm McConnell is the author or co-author of twenty-five books, including the wartime memoirs of Ambassador Paul Bremer and Generals Richard Myers, Hugh Shelton, and Tommy Franks and, with former CIA officer Antonio J. Menendez, of The Master of Disguise , adapted for Argo , winner of the 2013 Academy Award for Best Picture.

Table of Contents

  1. The Beginning of the End for Al Qaeda in Iraq
  2. The Awaking Joins the Iraqi Security Services
  3. The Ultimate Counterinsurgents
  4. Back to Fallujah: Contractors Take the Lead
  5. The Surge
  6. Blackwater
  7. The Tipping Point
  8. Yellowcake from Saddam
  9. The Raid
  10. "Death to Al Qaeda!"
  11. The Oilfields
  12. The Last of the Occupiers
  13. The Arab Spring
  14. Afghanistan: How Not to Do It
  15. Contractors at War
  16. After-Action Review

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