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The Resource Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war
Title
Duty
Title remainder
memoirs of a Secretary at war
Statement of responsibility
by Robert M. Gates.
Title variation
Memoirs of a Secretary at war
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he'd long left Washington politics behind: After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, he was happily serving as president of Texas A & M University. But when he was asked to help a nation mired in two wars and to aid the troops doing the fighting, he answered what he felt was the call of duty
  • The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, Robert Michael
Dewey number
  • 355.6092
  • B
  • 355.6092
  • B
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gates, Robert Michael
  • Gates, Robert Michael
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • War on Terrorism (2001-2009)
  • Cabinet officers
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Civil-military relations
  • Cabinet officers
  • Civil-military relations
  • Employees
  • Military policy
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Iraq
  • United States
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq -- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war? and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
  • Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq, and Iraq-- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war...and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 618 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307959485
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0013826408
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865473869
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq -- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war? and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
  • Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq, and Iraq-- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war...and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 618 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307959485
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0013826408
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865473869

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