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Thomas E. Ricks

Reviews

Thursday, March 19 2009

The Gamble by Thomas E. Ricks

By the time Ricks brings his narrative to a close, he has solidly proved his point, namely that in the most basic reckoning, the surge can be said to have worked.


News

Tuesday, November 27 2012

'The Generals' Is a Sharp Analysis of the Performance of Generals and the Civilians Who Oversee Them

The U.S. Army is often led by generals who are masterful at combat tactics, but woefully inept at recognizing changes in the battlefield, like the emergence of an insurgency in Iraq or the reemergence of the Taliban in Afghanistan.


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