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The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq Hardcover – 15 October 2005

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<div>George Packer is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of several books, most recently Blood of the Liberals (FSG, 2000), winner of the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Award. He is also the editor of the anthology The Fight Is for Democracy. He lives in Brooklyn.
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Dr. V. Stewart
5.0 out of 5 stars Easily the best book on the Iraq mess - disturbing, stunning
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 January 2006
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Sam Green
5.0 out of 5 stars Why stick to false understanding when you can read such a fair and well informed book about the Iraq War?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended
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Lee L.
5.0 out of 5 stars Easily THE best book on the current war in Iraq
Reviewed in the United States on 11 July 2006
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5.0 out of 5 stars Journalism at its best
Reviewed in the United States on 12 February 2006
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5.0 out of 5 stars Chronicle of an ambivalent war
Reviewed in the United States on 29 January 2006
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Steven Peterson
4.0 out of 5 stars Yet another in a series of works indicating the problems emerging from the American invasion of Iraq
Reviewed in the United States on 14 January 2007
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5.0 out of 5 stars "Different mistakes, same hubris"
Reviewed in the United States on 16 October 2006
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5.0 out of 5 stars Give Packer an award
Reviewed in the United States on 23 February 2006
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1.0 out of 5 stars Dry as Iraq
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not very good!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fascinating tale of Iraq that is well told
Reviewed in the United States on 26 February 2006
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Ian Muldoon
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful book of reporter's insights into Iraq war
Reviewed in the United States on 4 July 2006
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