The Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, with Michael R. Gordon (Conversations with History)
Date: 12/9/2011; 59 minutes

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Host Harry Kreisler welcomes Michael Gordon, Chief Pentagon Correspondent for The New York Times, for a discussion of his new book Cobra II, co written with General Bernard E. Trainor. In the interview, Kreisler and Gordon discuss the origins of the war plan, the key decision makers the intelligence failure before and during the war, the insurgency, Saddam's war plan, and the implications of the war for the American military (#11694)

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United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.9 Students analyze U.S. foreign policy since World War II.

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