xxix, 498 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Pt. 1. Iran : the Mullahs' Manhattan Project. Decoding Project 111 Regime-change fantasies Ahmadinejad's monologue The Israel option Pt. 2. Afghanistan : how the good war went bad. The Marshall plan that wasn't The other "mission accomplished" Pt. 3. Pakistan : "how do you invade an ally?" Secrets of Chaklala Cantonment Crossing the line Pt. 4. North Korea : the nuclear renegade that got away. Kim Jong-Il 8, Bush 0 Cheney's lost war "Everything is Appomattox Pt. 5. China : new torch, old dragons. Generation Lenovo The puncture strategy Pt. 6. The three vulnerabilities. Deterrence 2.0 The invisible attack Dark angel Obama's challenge.
The chief Washington correspondent of the New York Times offers a riveting insider's account describing the national security crises that will confront America's next president from a nuclear Iran to the lock up of Chinese oil supplies in Africa.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -486) and index.