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360 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190860639

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The Sit Room

In the Theater of War and Peace

David Scheffer and Foreword by Christiane Amanpour

  • A swift-moving narrative set over three years in the world's most important policy-making sanctum: the White House Situation Room
  • A behind-the-scenes-look into how American policy evolved--often futilely--to try to stop an intractable war and its shocking atrocities
  • Written by one of the nation's highest national security officials at the time and America's first Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues
  • Uncovers the secret deliberations of the Clinton Administration as it grappled with the genocidal war in Bosnia
  • Reveals authentic policy-making at the highest levels with a unique journey into the arena of war and peace where spirited debate guided America's foreign policy
  • Explores how opposing NSA and White House views are managed within the policy process
  • Provides insight into secret policy-making at the White House and National Security Council
  • Features a Preface by award-winning New York Times international affairs and diplomacy columnist Roger Cohen