Unimpeachably sourced, Cobra II describes how the American rush to Baghdad provided the opportunity for the virulent insurgency that followed. The brutal aftermath in Iraq was not inevitable and was a surprise to the generals on both sides; Cobra II provides the first authoritative account as to why. It is a book of enduring importance and incisive analysis, a comprehensive account of the most reported yet least understood war in American history.
"Informative military account of the War in Iraq"
Traditional Eastern wisdom and real-life business experience come together in this brief and practical guide, which offers a step-by-step plan that will help readers adopt a more successful way of working and living. Karmic Management is a little book with a revolutionary message. It turns traditional business mentality on its head by stating simply that helping others become successful - suppliers, customers, even competitors - is the real key to success in life as well as in business.
The Endgame is Michael R. Gordon and General Bernard E. Trainor's most ambitious and news-breaking book to date. A peerless work of investigative journalism and historical recreation ranging from 2003 to 2012, it gives us the first comprehensive, inside account of arguably the most widely reported yet least understood war in American history - from the occupation of Iraq to the withdrawal of American troops.
"Interesting Perspective, but One-Sided"
In Hope Is not a Method, Sullivan and co-author Colonel Michael Harper tell us how they kept the army well-trained and equipped for traditional functions while preparing it for a wide range of new and complicated missions, all in the midst of a dramatic reduction in both human and financial resources. Their approach is based on continuity and change: maintaining their focus on the army's historic vision and values while introducing new problem-solving techniques and training methods.
Fight Back is a timely, comprehensive guide on corporate and institutional security as well as personal defense. It relates Liddy's strategies for dealing with a variety of attacks and threats, including criminals, terrorism, and even weapons of mass destruction. It includes a terrorism response handbook with important information on dealing with chemical, biological, and nuclear attacks, with clear-cut directions detailing what you should do to survive.
Is cyberterrorism the next great threat? Listen to a discussion with features Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen J. Adler, George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security Director Frank J. Cilluffo, Marc Gordon, Constitutional law scholar Michael McConnell, and Mike Sheehan.
Informed by unparalleled access to still-secret documents, interviews with top field commanders, and a review of the military's own internal after-action reports, Cobra II is the definitive chronicle of America's invasion and occupation of Iraq, a conflict that could not be lost but one that the United States failed to win decisively. From the Pentagon to the White House to the American command centers in the field, the book reveals the inside story of how the war was actually planned and fought.
"An Excellent History of the Second Iraq War"
"Battle’s First Phase Starts as Kurdish Troops Advance on Villages Near Mosul" is from the October 17, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and Tim Arango and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Turkey's Push to Join Battle for Mosul Inflames Tension with Iraq" is from the October 23, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Tim Arango and Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"U.S. Suspends Talks with Russia on Syria" is from the October 03, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"U.S. Election Cycle Offers Kremlin a Window of Opportunity in Syria" is from the October 4, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and Neil Macfarquhar and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"Russia Is Moving Ahead with Missile Program That Violates Treaty, U.S. Officials Say" is from the October 19, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Corey M. Snow.
"On Front Line with Kurds, Headed into the Teeth of ISIS" is from the October 20, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"U.S. Threatens to End Syria Talks with Russia If Aleppo Bombings Continue" is from the September 28, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Collecting Bodies and Data to Decipher ISIS Strategy" is from the October 29, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Jenny Hoops.