The Three Battles of Wanat

The Three Battles of Wanat

And Other True Stories

Book - 2016
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"Including pieces from the Atlantic, Vanity Fair, the New Yorker, and the Philadelphia Inquirer, this collection is Bowden at his best. The titular article, 'The Three Battles of Wanat,' tells the story of one of the bloodiest days in the War in Afghanistan and the extraordinary years-long fallout it generated within the United States military. In 'The Killing Machines,' Bowden examines the strategic, legal, and moral issues surrounding armed drones. And in a brilliant piece on Kim Jong-un, 'The Bright Sun of Juche,' he recalibrates our understanding of the world's youngest and most baffling dictator. Also included are profiles of newspaper scion Arthur Sulzberger; renowned defense attorney and anti-death-penalty activist Judy Clarke; and David Simon, the creator of 'The Wire.'"--
Publisher: New York, New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2016.
ISBN: 9780802124111
Characteristics: xii, 474 pages ;,24 cm
Alternative Title: 3 battles of Wanat


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Feb 23, 2019

A great read. My only complaint is he has slightly rose colored glasses. Life is the way it is.

Oct 18, 2015

After Bowden's work of fiction, The Finish, was exposed by Seymour Hersh, this writer is a confirmed liar and not to be trusted on any count!

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