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DC Confidential by Christopher Meyer

DC Confidential (2005)

by Christopher Meyer

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Well written and never boring, but also not quite as juicy as I had hoped. I read this as I was interested in an insiders view of the run up to the Iraq war - you do get that, but it is just a small part of the book. However the insight you get into the daily workings of the international political machine, with a smattering of nice little anecdotes makes this a worthwhile and captivating read. ( )
  hotchk155 | Aug 16, 2006 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0753820919, Paperback)

Christopher Meyer was Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2003, during which time he was an eyewitness to and participant in the events following 9/11 and the preparations for the Iraq war. A riveting and candid memoir of life behind the diplomatic scenes, Meyer's book is an honest account of what he saw, what he heard, and how he felt.

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As both the British ambassador to the US and as John Major's press secretary, Christopher Meyer has had unique access to the inner workings of government. In this book, he recalls close encounters with New Labour, the KGB and Bill Clinton, as well as the post 9/11 period and the relationship between Tony Blair and George W. Bush.… (more)

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