Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan War (MP3 CD)

Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan War By Daniel Bolger, Steve Coulter (Read by) Cover Image
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Description


Over a thirty-five-year career, Daniel Bolger rose through the army infantry to become a three-star general, commanding in both theaters of the U.S. campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. He participated in meetings with top-level military and civilian players, where strategy was made and managed. At the same time, he regularly carried a rifle alongside rank-and-file soldiers in combat actions, unusual for a general. Now, as a witness to all levels of military command, Bolger offers a unique assessment of these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region. Writing with hard-won experience and unflinching honesty, Bolger makes the firm case that in Iraq and in Afghanistan, we lost--but we didn't have to. Intelligence was garbled. Key decision makers were blinded by spreadsheets or theories. And, at the root of our failure, we never really understood our enemy. Why We Lost is a timely, forceful, and compulsively readable account of these wars from a fresh and authoritative perspective.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781501200991
ISBN-10: 1501200992
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2015
Language: English