DC Confidential: The Controversial Memoirs of Britain's Ambassador to the U. S. at the Time of 9/11 and the Run-up to the Iraq War

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Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 301 pages
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Christopher Meyer was Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2003, during which time he was an eyewitness to and participant in the events following 9/11 and the preparations for the Iraq war. A riveting and candid memoir of life behind the diplomatic scenes, Meyer's book is an honest account of what he saw, what he heard, and how he felt.

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User Review  - hotchk155 - LibraryThing

Well written and never boring, but also not quite as juicy as I had hoped. I read this as I was interested in an insiders view of the run up to the Iraq war - you do get that, but it is just a small ... Read full review

DC confidential: the controversial memoirs of Britain's ambassador to the U. S. at the time of 9/11 and the Iraq war

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When an author uses "confidential" and "controversial" in his title, it's implied that he's spilling the beans; add D.C. to the recipe, and one can't be blamed for expecting some spicy beans indeed ... Read full review

Contents

Vanity and Ambition
1
The View from the Bunker
13
Nothing Personal JeanLuc
21
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Christopher Meyer is an expert on the changes in information economy. Meyer is currently director of the Ernst & Young Center for Business Innovation and president of Bios GP, a subsidiary of Ernst & Young. Meyer co-authored "Blur: The Speed of Change in the Connected Economy.

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