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Mission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq: The Experts Speak Christopher Cerf

Mission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq: The Experts Speak

Christopher Cerf

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ISBN : 9781416570257
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304 pages
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Mission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq is the definitive collection -- systematically categorized, indexed, and footnoted for your convenience -- of authoritative misinformation, disinformation, misunderstanding, miscalculation,MoreMission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq is the definitive collection -- systematically categorized, indexed, and footnoted for your convenience -- of authoritative misinformation, disinformation, misunderstanding, miscalculation, egregious prognostication, boo-boos, and just plain lies, about the Iraq War.Never before has such a large and diverse group of experts been so unanimously in favor of a particular national policy as they were in the case of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, note Christopher Cerf and Victor Navasky, who, as co-founders of the Institute of Expertology, the nations leading purveyor of expertise on expertise, were uniquely qualified to assemble this impressive collection. In the face of such a consensus, we had no choice but to ask ourselves, Could the iron law of expertology -- the experts are never right -- be wrong?At once an entertainment, a cautionary tale, a critique of mass media, a reference tool, and a postwar manifesto, Mission Accomplished! presents, as no book has before, the collective wisdom of all those who are presumed to know what they talking about on the subject of Americas adventure in Iraq. As this hilarious, yet depressing, volume demonstrates, they dont.From MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!Major combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed.-- President George W. Bush, May 1, 2003[Insurgents] pose no strategic threat to the United States or to the Coalition Forces.-- L. Paul Bremer III, Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, November 17, 2003Military action will not last more than a week.-- Bill OReilly, The OReilly Factor, January 23, 2003I couldnt imagine somebody like Osama bin Laden understanding the joy of Hanukkah.-- President George W. Bush, at a White House menorah lighting ceremony, December 10, 2001