Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 30, 2007 - History - 368 pages
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Curveball answers the crucial question of the Iraq war: How and why was America’s intelligence so catastrophically wrong? In this dramatic and explosive book, award-winning Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Drogin delivers a narrative that takes us to Europe, the Middle East, and deep inside the CIA to find the truth–the truth about the lies and self-deception that led us into a military and political nightmare.

 

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Curveball was not the cause of the war, he is the excuse for the war, the fact the cost of war in Afganistan and Iraq, is approaching 4 trillion dollars and the cost of casualties may well also become the same figure again, indicates this experiment and future like escapades are indicative the present controlling powers having the ability to create terror and are the instigators of terror, having little concern and responsibility for outcome. We must as a individuals resist this authority, by what ever means possible, to overthrow the present regime that endangers and potentially threatens many people that live on this planet. 

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Bob Drogin covers national security and intelligence for the Los Angeles Times. He previously served as a foreign correspondent for the Times in Asia and Africa, and as a national correspondent based in New York. He has won or shared multiple journalism awards, among them the Pulitzer Prize, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and the George Polk Award. He has been interviewed on Nightline, CNN, the BBC, PBS, NPR, and many other media outlets. He lives with his wife and two children outside Washington, D.C.


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