Coalition tank and armoured personnel carrier crews wait on the front line near the city of Basra in southern Iraq in 2003. Robert Draper’s new book, To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq, delves into the reasons behind the disastrous Iraq war. Photo: Reuters Coalition tank and armoured personnel carrier crews wait on the front line near the city of Basra in southern Iraq in 2003. Robert Draper’s new book, To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq, delves into the reasons behind the disastrous Iraq war. Photo: Reuters
Coalition tank and armoured personnel carrier crews wait on the front line near the city of Basra in southern Iraq in 2003. Robert Draper’s new book, To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq, delves into the reasons behind the disastrous Iraq war. Photo: Reuters

Lies and mistakes behind George W. Bush’s disastrous Iraq war laid bare in stunning new book

  • Robert Draper’s To Start a War depicts a decision-making process that was fatally compromised by a combination of post-9/11 terror and paranoia
  • Warnings were ignored and falsehoods accepted to back a disastrous campaign that would last eight years and leave 4,500 Americans dead

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Coalition tank and armoured personnel carrier crews wait on the front line near the city of Basra in southern Iraq in 2003. Robert Draper’s new book, To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq, delves into the reasons behind the disastrous Iraq war. Photo: Reuters Coalition tank and armoured personnel carrier crews wait on the front line near the city of Basra in southern Iraq in 2003. Robert Draper’s new book, To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq, delves into the reasons behind the disastrous Iraq war. Photo: Reuters
Coalition tank and armoured personnel carrier crews wait on the front line near the city of Basra in southern Iraq in 2003. Robert Draper’s new book, To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq, delves into the reasons behind the disastrous Iraq war. Photo: Reuters
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