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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

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About the Author

CONDOLEEZZA RICE was the sixty-sixth U.S. Secretary of State and the first black woman to hold that office.  Prior to that, she was the first woman to serve as National Security Advisor.  She is a professor at Stanford University, and co-founder of the RiceHadley Group.  Rice is also the author of the New York Times bestselling Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family.

Table of Contents

 

Prologue

Introduction

1 Before the Crack in Time

2 Honest Broker

3 Policy Begins

4 The Middle East

5 Vladimir Putin

6 “The United States Is Under Attack”

7 War Planning Begins

8 The War on Terror and the Home Front

9 Trouble in Nuclear South Asia

10 The Two-State Solution

11 Thee World’s Most Dangerous Weapons

12 Saddam Again

13 Confronting the International Community with a Choice

14 48 Hours

15 Bush the African

16 New Challenges in Iraq

17 2004

18 “Iraqis Need to Govern Themselves”

19 Another Step Toward a Palestinian State

20 Four More Years

21 Secretary of State

22 Promoting America’s Interests and Values Abroad

23 High Mountains and Dirt

24 The Color Revolutions Multiply

25 Baghdad and Cairo

26 A Heartbreaking Place Called Darfur

27 Katrina

28 Bringing Back the All-Nighter

29 Can Anything Else Go Wrong?

30 Transformational Diplomacy

31 Building a New Relationship with India

32 Democracy in Latin America and Beyond

33 A Change of Leadership in Iraq

34 Shifting Course on Iran

35 The Middle East Plunges into War

36 Revising the Framework for the War on Terror

37 Iraq Spirals Downward

38 An Explosion in Asia and a Challenge for U.S.-China Relations

39 Playing the Last Card

40 A Diplomatic Surge

41 A New Approach to Latin America

42 Improving the Daily Lives of Palestinians

43 Iraq and the Home Front

44 The Road to Annapolis

45 Emergency Rule

46 Final-Status Talks Begin

47 A Final Year 622

48 It Seems Like Yesterday—It Seems Like Forever

49 Whither China?

50 Olmert Makes an Offer

51 Completing the Task of Building a Europe Whole, Free, and at Peace

52 War Breaks Out in Georgia

53 Cementing Key Relationships with Iraq and India

54 He Lives in His Own Head

55 One Last Chance for North Korea

56 The Financial Crisis of 2008

57 Mumbai

58 One Last Chance for a Palestinian State

Epilogue

 

Note on Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307986788
Author:
Rice, Condoleezza
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Biography-Political
Subject:
politics;memoir;biography;history;autobiography
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-PAGE FULL-COLOR PHOTO INSERT
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.6 in 1.3456 lb

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