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Also by Richard A. Clarke:

Pinnacle Event, May 2015
Hardcover
Cyber War, April 2010
Hardcover
Your Government Failed You, June 2008
Hardcover
Breakpoint, December 2007
Paperback
Breakpoint, January 2007
Hardcover
The Scorpion's Gate, October 2005
Hardcover
Against All Enemies, September 2004
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Your Government Failed You
Richard A. Clarke

Breaking the Cycle of National Security Disasters

Ecco
June 2008
On Sale: May 27, 2008
416 pages
ISBN: 0061474622
EAN: 9780061474620
Hardcover
$25.95
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Non-Fiction Political

Richard Clarke's dramatic statement to the grieving families during the 9/11 Commission hearings touched a raw nerve across America. Not only had our government failed to prevent the 2001 terrorist attacks, but it has proven itself, time and again, incapable of handling the majority of our most crucial national security issues, from Iraq to Katrina and beyond. This is not just a temporary failure of our current leadership—it is a systemic problem, the result of a pattern of incompetence that must be understood, confronted, and prevented.

Clarke's first book, the number one bestseller Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror, explained how the United States had stumbled into a struggle with violent Islamist extremists. Now, in Your Government Failed You, Clarke looks at why these unconscionable failures have continued and how America and the world can succeed against the terrorists. Yet Clarke also goes far beyond terrorism, to examine the inexcusable chain of recurring U.S. government disasters. Despite the lessons of Vietnam, there is Iraq. A trail of intelligence failures litters the Washington landscape. From Katrina to color codes and duct tape, "homeland security" has been an oxymoron. Why does the superpower continue to bobble national security?

Clarke minces no words in his examination of the breadth and depth of the mediocrity, entropy, and collapse endemic in America's national security programs. In order for the United States to stop its string of strategic mistakes, we first need to understand why they happen. Drawing on his thirty years in the White House, Pentagon, State Department, and intelligence community, Clarke gives us a privileged, if horrifying, look into the debacle of government policies, discovering patterns in the failures and offering ways to stop the cycle once and for all.

Media Buzz

Countdown with Keith Olbermann - June 30, 2009
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - July 14, 2008
Tavis Smiley - June 5, 2008
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - June 5, 2008
Good Morning America - May 29, 2008
Fresh Air - NPR - May 29, 2008
Fresh Air - NPR - May 29, 2008

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