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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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