Hubris

Hubris

By Michael Isikoff & David Corn

  • Release Date: 2006-09-08
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events
Score: 4
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Description

The real story behind the investigation of Iraq, and the basis for the MSNBC documentary of the same name hosted by Rachel Maddow

Filled with news-making revelations that made it a New York Times bestseller, Hubris takes us behind the scenes at the White House, CIA, Pentagon, State Department, and Congress to show how George W. Bush came to invade Iraq--and how his administration struggled with the devastating fallout.

Hubris connects the dots between Bush's expletive-laden outbursts at Saddam Hussein, the bitter battles between the CIA and the White House, the fights within the intelligence community over Saddam's supposed weapons of mass destruction, the outing of an undercover CIA officer, and the Bush administration's misleading sales campaign for war. Written by veteran reporters Michael Isikoff and David Corn, this is an inside look at how a president took the nation to war using faulty and fraudulent intelligence. It's a dramatic page-turner and an intriguing account of conspiracy, backstabbing, bureaucratic ineptitude, journalistic malfeasance, and arrogance.

Reviews

  • Lame

    1
    By Aldo Bender
    A book written by hacks with an agenda... avoid like the plague!
  • Chilling

    5
    By Staynavytom
    I hope to see Cheney and Rumsfield tried for crimes against the government and impeached for not upholding their oaths to preserve and protect the constitution of the United States. We will have to wait for history to judge them.

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