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Grandin, Greg

Summary: Grandin offers a new perspective on America's most controversial diplomat and his continuing influence, arguing that Kissinger's militarized version of American exceptionalism has led to never-ending wars abroad and political polarization at home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KISSINGER, HENRY Gra

Mazzetti, Mark.

Summary: Presents a revelatory account of the transformation of the CIA and America's special forces into competing covert paramilitary agencies responsible for the defeat of Osama bin Laden and other strategic war efforts, offering insight into the new ways thatthe nation is fighting wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 356.16 MAZ

Bacevich, Andrew J.

Summary: Examines the Washington consensus on national security and explains why it should change, arguing that America should fix internal problems rather than using the military to fix perceived international ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.0335 BAC

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, Robert M. Gates was happily serving as president of Texas A&M University. But when he was asked to help a nation mired in two wars and to aid the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GATES, ROBERT MICHAEL Gat

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward shows Obama making the critical decisions on the Afghanistan War, the secret war in Pakistan and the worldwide fight against terrorism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 WOO

Woodward, Bob

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 WOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Woodward

Woodward, Bob.

Summary: A secret Pentagon assessment sent to the White House in May 2006 forecasted a more violent 2007 in Iraq, contradicting the repeated optimistic statements of President Bush. This book examines how the Bush administration avoided telling the truth about Iraq to the public, to Congress, and often to themselves. In this detailed inside story of a war-torn White House, Woodward answers the core...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 WOO

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GATES, ROBERT MICHAEL GAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Gates 2014

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: However embroiled he became in the trials of Washington, Gates makes clear that his heart was always in the most important theater of his tenure as secretary: the front lines. We journey with him to both war zones as he meets with active-duty troops and their commanders, awed by their courage, and also witness him greet coffin after flag-draped coffin returned to U.S. soil, heartbreakingly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 355.6092 GATES, ROBERT Gat

Tanner, Stephen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 TAN

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Examines the present state of national security decision-making, discussing how Bush's team at the White House, the Pentagon, CIA, and State Department have attempted to transform warfare; overcome security, intelligence and policy failures; and change the strategy of Iraq's occupation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 973.931 Woodward

Malloy, Sean L. (Sean Langdon)

Contents: Introduction : "Its use must weigh heavily on our minds and on our hearts" -- The education of Henry L. Stimson -- The road to Pearl Harbor -- "A most terrible thing" -- "The international situation" -- The ordeal of Henry L. Stimson -- Hiroshima and Nagasaki by way of Potsdam -- The last full measure -- "The full enumeration of the steps in the tragedy" -- Conclusion : "a grave and continuing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cornell University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MAL