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


Vanity and Ambition
The View from the Bunker
Nothing Personal JeanLuc

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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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