'If any writer is entitled to an opinion on the war in Afghanistan, it is Bob Woodward . . . Impeccably unbiased and utterly non-judgemental'
'Feuding, fighting, bickering, backstabbing - Bob Woodward's scoop offers intimate details . . . gripping stuff' --Christina Lamb, Sunday Times
'[Woodward's] books on the Bush administration have been definitive, and now he has provided a similar account of the Obama administration's handling of the war in Afghanistan' --Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph
'Compelling . . . There is comedy in this book as well as high drama. But the stakes are deadly serious' --Sarah Sands, Evening Standard
'As a chronicler of American politics, Bob Woodward needs no introduction'
--Richard Adams, Guardian
'[A] compellingly readable book, which exposes the divided and uncertain counsels at the heart of the Obama Administration' --Andrew Roberts, Daily Mail
'In another of his superbly reported insider accounts, Bob Woodward recounts how a new president may have embroiled himself in a war that could poison his presidency' --Neil Sheehan, Guardian
'A vivid picture of Obama as president emerges from these pages'
--Denis Staunton, Irish Times
'An invaluable guide to the political processes behind modern warfare' --Prospect 12/10
About the Author
Bob Woodward is Assistant Managing Editor at THE WASHINGTON POST. His Pulitzer Prize-winning Watergate reporting is said to have set the standard for modern investigative reporting. Over the last 22 years he has authored or co-authored seven #1 internationally bestselling books.