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By Chas W. Freeman,William B. Quandt

ISBN-10: 1935982184

ISBN-13: 9781935982180

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman Jr. is one in every of America's such a lot marvelous, experienced—and witty—diplomats. America's Misadventures starts along with his formerly unpublished mirrored image on Pres. George H. W. Bush's dealing with of the Iraq-Kuwait trouble of 1990-91. (He was once U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia on the time.) within the considerate essays that stick with, Freeman displays at the origins of Washington's many intelligence mess ups within the heart East, "the American manner of war", and Washington's failure in contemporary a long time to plot for a sturdy political end-state for the wars it has so cavalierly introduced. As Prof. William B. Quandt notes in his Foreword: there's a lot to benefit approximately “old-style” international relations right here, and lots more and plenty to remorse that Freeman’s perspectives look so “radical” from the viewpoint of today’s hugely politicized discourse approximately this significant region.

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