Thomas Ricks is the Washington Post’s special military correspondent and a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine. Mr. Ricks is a member of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams for national reporting. He is the author of Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, Making the Corps, and A Soldier’s Duty.
Thomas Ricks talked about The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008 (Penguin Press HC; February 10, 2009). The book is about the change in military strategy in Iraq since 2006 and the people who were responsible for it. Following his remarks he responded to audience members' questions.
Thomas Ricks is the Washington Post’s special military correspondent and a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine. Mr. Ricks is a member of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams for national reporting. He is the author of Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, Making the Corps, and A Soldier’s Duty. close
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