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The Resource Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates

Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates

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
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, Robert Michael
Dewey number
355.6092
Index
index present
LC call number
E897.4.P48
LC item number
B76 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gates, Robert Michael
  • United States
  • Cabinet officers
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Civil-military relations
  • Political
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=18F0C473-DD75-425F-BC14-10ECCD4D8594
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn865473869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307959485
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865473869
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, by Robert M. Gates
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=18F0C473-DD75-425F-BC14-10ECCD4D8594
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn865473869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307959485
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865473869
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