I was fuming with anger through much of the read, and had to put it down out of the frustration of reading the failings of an entire administration. Robert B. Mar 08, Jeff rated it it was ok. Having participated in each of these engagements, Lt.
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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Which is to say the book is unbalanced and unfair. In fact, at times, he appears apologetic about having to write about his ex-commander in chief. Buy for others Shocking is an understatement. Jul 06, Rob Taylor rated it it was amazing.
Jan 10, Bonnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished pafterson with a warranty. Patterson offers a damning list of anecdotes and charges against the President, including how Clinton lost patterzon nuclear codes and shrugged it off; how he stalled and lost the opportunity to launch a direct strike on Osama bin Laden at a confirmed location; how the President and the First Lady, and much of their staff, consistently treated members of the military with disrespect and disdain; and how Clinton groped a female Air Force enlisted member derelictiion aboard Air Force One, among other incidents large and small.
A definite must-read, especially the timeline appendix — I never understood how much China directly benefited from the Clinton years until I read this timeline and then confirmed the data on the internet. This is certainly not the first anti-Clinton book, but it is different in that Patterson does not oof to have a political ax to grind. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jan 15, Joey Francisco rated it it was amazing.
Mar 08, Jeff rated it it was ok. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dereliction of Duty by Robert Patterson As a nuclear medicine technologist who understands the severity of a potential radiologic disaster, I was impressed with this book on many levels.
Anything you say, dear. This was the first book I had ever read by someone who talked about a president after having served in their administration.
It is somewhat frightening in retrospect as you think of what the consequences could have been. Needless to say, after reading the derelictoon, it was difficult at times to put my little boy to sleep at night, as it made me ponder our safety. However, unlike some books, this was written by one who observed first hand much of that which he relates to the reader. This is particularly galling as it details in exacting detail a conversation on a golf course in which Duyt was more interested in being on Sports Center than getting Bin Laden.
If the author wrote this from fact and truth, my respect for those in the Democratic power positions who supported Hillary for election has completely eroded. The general information contained in this book was an eye opener to say the least. This was better than nothing, I guess. This job required that he be within close proximity to the president at all times. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Dereliction of Duty is the book every American concerned about our national security has been waiting for—written by a military man who was an eyewitness inside the Clinton White House, and who can no patteraon in good conscience keep silent.
Jan 12, Adam rated it it was dersliction. From his laughable salutes, to his arrogant, anti-military staffers, the message came through loud and clear: I think the author could have really used some comparative data to underscore his criticisms—for example, he says Clinton unnecessarily flew large numbers of government staff across the globe at exorb I derleiction mostly this book while standing next to the book shelf in D.
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Fenrizilkree What he witnessed is shocking. When I first read the book, I found it both interesting and surprising. It is somewhat frightening in retrospect as you think of what the consequences could have been. The writer details a lack of action by the President in some critical situations. The Foreign Policy timeline at the end is also an eyeopener. I was disappointed in the lack of comparison. This was the first book I had ever read by someone who talked about a president after having served in their administration.
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Dorisar When he was campaigning against and running against Hillary Clinton he had to prove his national security bona fides. May 12, Mazola1 rated it did not like it. I was very happy being an Air Force pilot, living in northern California, and was dating my now-wife, so things were going well for me. Pstterson are not due the proper protocol of the Geneva Conventions, although we still offer those to them. He had to play to the radical elements of the Democratic Party by announcing the closure. It is not just al-Qaeda. Similar authors to follow When the book first came out, they were very vicious, and attacked me in the press.
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Start your review of Dereliction of Duty Write a review Feb 18, Mike rated it really liked it When I say "really liked it", I mean that it kept me interested even though I was burning inside with rage at Clinton and his administration. A definite must-read, especially the timeline appendix - I never understood how much China directly benefited from the Clinton years until I read this When I say "really liked it", I mean that it kept me interested even though I was burning inside with rage at Clinton and his administration. A definite must-read, especially the timeline appendix - I never understood how much China directly benefited from the Clinton years until I read this timeline and then confirmed the data on the internet. Also, for those Democrats out there thinking of voting for Hillary, read this first Poorly sourced, the book is a thin collection of rumor and rant padded with standard right wing outrage at the perceived evils of such supposed leftish social engineering issues as gays in the military and women in combat.
Jan 12, Adam rated it it was ok. Jan 15, Joey Francisco rated it it was amazing. The author emphasizes the lack of respect that the President displayed to the military and his apparent lack of concern for maintaining a strong military preparedness. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.