Description - Tell Me How This Ends by Linda Robinson
From bestselling author of "Masters of Chaos" comes the first and only book on the 'surge' in Iraq, with sustained access to General David Petraeus and his senior commanders, and an analysis of how the war is likely to end.Featuring exclusive interviews with General David Petraeus and drawing upon her extensive experience as a reporter in Iraq, Linda Robinson describes the three distinct phases of the battle for Baghdad: the conventional assault on Baghdad, headed by General Tommy Franks, and the collapse of the government that resulted; the rise of insurgency, and General George Casey's failed attempts to suppress it; and the dramatic change in strategy brought in with Lt. General David Petraeus in 2006.Robinson uses key figures and incidents to build up a dramatic and incisive examination not only of the war in Iraq, but of the rapidly changing face of modern warfare. This critically important book will be relevant for anyone interested in military history, and the Iraq War, for years to come.
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Author Biography - Linda Robinson
Linda Robinson is a Senior Writer for U.S. News & World Report, specializing in military and national security issues. The recipient for several awards for her reporting, she is the author of the New York Times bestseller Masters of Chaos as well as countless articles in Foreign Affairs, World Policy Journal, Survival, SAIS Review, The New Republic, The New York Times, Outside, and Conde Nast Traveller.