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By Chas W. Freeman,William B. Quandt

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman Jr. is one in all America's such a lot impressive, experienced—and witty—diplomats. America's Misadventures starts together with his formerly unpublished mirrored image on Pres. George H. W. Bush's dealing with of the Iraq-Kuwait concern of 1990-91. (He was once U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia on the time.) within the considerate essays that stick with, Freeman displays at the origins of Washington's many intelligence mess ups within the heart East, "the American means of war", and Washington's failure in contemporary a long time to plot for a good political end-state for the wars it has so cavalierly introduced. As Prof. William B. Quandt notes in his Foreword: there's a lot to benefit approximately “old-style” international relations the following, and masses to remorse that Freeman’s perspectives appear so “radical” from the point of view of today’s hugely politicized discourse approximately this important region.

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