Book: Hastings Michael «The Operators. The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America`s War in Afghanistan»
Производитель: "Penguin Group"
From the author of The Last Magazine, a shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of our military commanders, their high-stake maneuvers, and the politcal firestorm that shook the United States. In the shadow of the hunt for Bin Laden and the United States`involvement in the Middle East, General Stanley McChrystal, the commanding general of international and U. S. forces in Afghanistan, was living large. His loyal staff liked to call him a`rock star.`During a spring 2010 trip, journalist Michael Hastings looked on as McChrystal and his staff let off steam, partying and openly bashing the Obama administration. When Hastings`s article appeared in Rolling Stone, it set off a political firestorm: McChrystal was unceremoniously fired. In The Operators, Hastings picks up where his Rolling Stone coup ended. From patrol missions in the Afghan hinterlands to senior military advisors`late-night bull sessions to hotel bars where spies and expensive hookers participate in nation-building, Hastings presents a shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of what he fears is an unwinnable war. Written in prose that is at once eye-opening and other times uncannily conversational, readers of`No Easy Day`will take to Hastings`unyielding first-hand account of the Afghan War and its cast of players.
Издательство: "Penguin Group" (2012)
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