Review: Books by Bob Woodward, Ron Suskind, and James Risen

Books discussed:

  1. State of Denial: Bush At War, Part III by Bob Woodward
  2. The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind
  3. State of War by James Risen

Iraq: The War of the Imagination

by Mark Danner for The New York Review of Books (Dec. 21, 2006)

“In the ruined city of Fallujah, its pale tan buildings pulverized by Marine artillery in the two great assaults of this long war (the aborted attack of March 2004 and then the bloody, triumphant al-Fajr (The Dawn) campaign of the following November), behind the lines of giant sandbags and concrete T-walls and barbed wire that surrounded the tiny beleaguered American outpost there, I sat in my body armor and Kevlar helmet and thought of George F. Kennan.”

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