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Author Mann, Jim, 1946-
Title Rise of the Vulcans : the history of Bush's war cabinet / James Mann.
Published New York : Viking, 2004.
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 Floor2  E902 .M345 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 426 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-410) and index.
Contents A rising politician amid war and dirty tricks -- The intellectual as protégé -- A soldier and a sailor -- Combating the Soviets, Détente and Henry Kissinger -- Enter the Persian Gulf -- Transitions -- Camelot of the conservatives -- Of dictatorships and democracy -- In the midst of Armageddon -- A scandal and its aftermath -- A new republican president, a new foreign policy team -- Use of force -- Death of an empire, birth of a vision -- Vulcans in exile -- A vulcan agenda -- The campaign -- Who runs the Pentagon? -- Warnings and signals -- History starts today -- A new strategy -- Toward war with Iraq.
Summary Presents an inside look at George W. Bush's inner circle of foreign policy advisors--Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Armitage, and Condoleeza Rice.
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Military policy.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- -- Friends and associates.
Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- Biography.
Political consultants -- United States -- Biography.
Related To Online version: Mann, Jim, 1946- Rise of the Vulcans. New York : Viking, 2004 (OCoLC)607139408
Online version: Mann, Jim, 1946- Rise of the Vulcans. New York : Viking, 2004 (OCoLC)608142651
ISBN 0670032999 (alk. paper)
9780670032990 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 53183361