Reader recommendation: Duty

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Duty, by Robert M. Gates, tells of his nearly five years as secretary of Defense under two administrations during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Gates, who served under eight presidents and became known as the “soldier’s secretary,” provides intimate details of the conduct of the wars. It’s a must read!   


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