Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Kobo ebook | January 14, 2014

byRobert M Gates

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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.

When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics behind: After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, he 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 troops doing the fighting, he answered what he felt was the call of duty.

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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. When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics behind: After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 14, 2014Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307959481

ISBN - 13:9780307959485

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent read. An amazing look inside the workings of the Pentagon and it's relationship with the White House.
Date published: 2014-02-26