Serving or Self-Serving? A Review Essay of Robert Gates’s Memoir
Robert Jervis reviews Robert Gates’s recently published memoir, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. The reviewer argues that the memoir is very revealing, but inadvertently so insofar as it shows for example Gates’s failure to focus on the key issues involved in the decisions to send more troops to Afghanistan and his inability to bridge the gap between the perspectives of the generals and of the White House.
America Abroad: The United States’ Global Role in the 21st Century, William C. Wohlforth and Stephen G. Brooks Reviewed by Robert Jervis
Introduction: Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy, Robert Jervis
Obama’s War on ISIS: But What Does This Mean?, Robert Jervismore by this author
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