Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency (Hardcover)
 

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Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency (Hardcover)

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    Is Barack Obama an idealist or a ruthless pragmatist? He vowed to close Guantanamo, put an end to coercive interrogation and military tribunals, and restore American principles of justice, yet in his first term he has backtracked on each of the......more

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Is Barack Obama an idealist or a ruthless pragmatist? He vowed to close Guantanamo, put an end to coercive interrogation and military tribunals, and restore American principles of justice, yet in his first term he has backtracked on each of these promises, ramping up the secret war of drone strikes and covert operations. Behind the scenes, wrenching debates between hawks and dovesóthose who would kill versus those who would captureóhave repeatedly tested the very core of the presidentís identity.

Top investigative reporter Dan Klaidman has spoken to dozens of sources to piece together a riveting Washington story packed with revelations. As the presidentís inner circle debated secret programs, new legal frontiers, and the disjuncture between principles and down-and-dirty politics, Obama vacillated, sometimes lashed out, and spoke in lofty tones while approving a mounting toll of assassinations and kinetic-war operations. Klaidmanís fly-on-the-wall reporting reveals who has his ear, how key national security decisions are really made, and whether or not President Obama has lived up to the promise of candidate Obama. Readers making up their minds about him during the 2012 election year will turn to Kill or Capture to decide.

Author:
Klaidman, Daniel
Genre:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch
Audience:
General/trade
Edition:
1
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
288
Language:
English
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish Date:
06/05/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9780547547893
Height:
9.25 in
Wdth:
6.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
1.1 lb
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