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Confront and conceal

David E. Sanger

Confront and conceal

Obama"s secret wars and surprising use of American power

by David E. Sanger

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Military policy,
  • Military leadership,
  • Decision making,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-463) and index.

    StatementDavid E. Sanger
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE907 .S26 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 476 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25373110M
    ISBN 109780307718020, 9780307718044
    LC Control Number2012371924

      Would you listen to Confront and Conceal again? Why? Sanger is a NYT columnist but left his lefty credentials (mostly) at the door with this book. Quite apart from the excellent narration and gifted story-telling of the author, the book is a very fair, comprehensive assessment of Obama foreign policy.5/5(1).   In “Confront and Conceal,” Sanger provides details about a memo that administration lawyers wrote in with the goal of providing legal justification for the assassination of Awlaki. (The.

    Find books like Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads m. In his book “Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power”, David Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, has written a detailed and fast-moving account of President Obama’s first term foreign policy. As I read this book nearly five years after its original publication date.

      As the world seeks to understand the contours of the Obama Doctrine, Confront and Conceal is a fascinating, unflinching account of these complex years, in which the president and his administration have found themselves struggling to stay ahead in a world where power is diffuse and America’s ability to exert control grows ever more elusive/5(8). Published against the backdrop of Obama’s current reelection campaign, David Sanger’s Confront and Conceal and Daniel Klaidman’s Kill or Capture depict a president with a foreign policy record that has surprised both his supporters and critics from the campaign four years ago. The books have received considerable attention for their reporting on classified drone attacks and .


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