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Duty

Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Robert M. Gates

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he’d left Washington politics behind: after working for six presidents in bot...
Publish Date
2014-01-14T00:00:00.000Z
2014-01-14T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
3.89
ISBN
8601420971127
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2017-03-28T00:00:00.000Z
I was the executive secretary for two secretaries at Defense, I worked closely with three others — and when you read Gates’ book Duty, you get a real sense of the breadth and the gravity of what faces people at that level.      source