Powerful critique of Iraq invasion

{ "b" : "Fiasco," , "cite" : "by Thomas E Ricks, Penguin/Viking, €17."}

2nd September, 2006

{ "b" : "Fiasco," , "cite" : "by Thomas E Ricks, Penguin/Viking, €17."}

This is a devastating book. It reveals, in harsh and unforgiving detail, exactly how the invasion of Iraq was corrupted by a mixture of incompetence, deception and plain old-fashioned hubris.

As the uncompromising title suggests, Fiasco does not go in for ambiguities or harsh measures. It states flatly that this adventure was handled in an astonishingly reckless manner, with a flawed plan for war and...

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