I was fuming with anger through much of the read, and had to put it down out of the frustration of reading the failings of an entire administration. Robert B. Mar 08, Jeff rated it it was ok. Having participated in each of these engagements, Lt.
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Fenrizilkree What he witnessed is shocking. When I first read the book, I found it both interesting and surprising. It is somewhat frightening in retrospect as you think of what the consequences could have been. The writer details a lack of action by the President in some critical situations. The Foreign Policy timeline at the end is also an eyeopener. I was disappointed in the lack of comparison.
This was the first book I had ever read by someone who talked about a president after having served in their administration. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. I mean, I read it all and that says something. Army in Vietnam but did so from behind a typewriter I suppose the generally high ratings this book received reflect the fact that practically the only people that would read it are committed right wingers who probably think this book is the gospel truth lt.
A Novel Kindle Edition. Must read for Hillary insight. A good eyewitness account of the Clinton administration from within the walls of the White House. Robert B. I have to cringe when I see Clinton trying to glom on to praise about fighting terrorism.
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His account is accurate, timely, and tells the tale of an administration with an accountability problem. What he witnessed is shocking. The author emphasizes the lack of respect that the President displayed to the military and his apparent lack of concern for maintaining a strong military preparedness.
It does not surprise me that Patterson has much to criticize in Clinton-directed military reduction as well as a reluctant military policy and lack of decisiveness.
This was better than nothing, I guess. From his laughable salutes, to his arrogant, anti-military staffers, the message came through loud and clear: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer — no Kindle device required.
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I vuty find it immensely condemning, more just disappointing in the believability of the account. Feb 18, Mike rated it really liked it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Dec 13, Kris rated it really liked it. I would have preferred a more chronological view, but that is just a personal preference. He was not in a position to talk about it.
He talked about how the went on group jogs and his experience in the secret service. Having participated in each of these engagements, Lt. We reaped what we sowed Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. In fact, at times, he appears apologetic about having to write about his ex-commander in chief. Some of these things may have a grain of truth in them, but even so, this is not the whole story of Ronald Reagan, anymore than Dereliction of Duty is the whole story of Bill Clinton.
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Jan 12, Adam rated it it was ok. Jan 15, Joey Francisco rated it it was amazing. The author emphasizes the lack of respect that the President displayed to the military and his apparent lack of concern for maintaining a strong military preparedness. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Thank you for your feedback. English Choose a language for shopping.
DERILICTION OF DUTY LT.COL.BUZZ PATTERSON PDF
Dorisar When he was campaigning against and running against Hillary Clinton he had to prove his national security bona fides. May 12, Mazola1 rated it did not like it. I was very happy being an Air Force pilot, living in northern California, and was dating my now-wife, so things were going well for me. Pstterson are not due the proper protocol of the Geneva Conventions, although we still offer those to them. He had to play to the radical elements of the Democratic Party by announcing the closure.
Start your review of Dereliction of Duty Write a review Feb 18, Mike rated it really liked it When I say "really liked it", I mean that it kept me interested even though I was burning inside with rage at Clinton and his administration. A definite must-read, especially the timeline appendix - I never understood how much China directly benefited from the Clinton years until I read this When I say "really liked it", I mean that it kept me interested even though I was burning inside with rage at Clinton and his administration. A definite must-read, especially the timeline appendix - I never understood how much China directly benefited from the Clinton years until I read this timeline and then confirmed the data on the internet. Also, for those Democrats out there thinking of voting for Hillary, read this first