Confront and Conceal

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Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power
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AuthorDavid E. Sanger
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Genrenon-fiction
PublisherRandom House
Publication date
2012
Pages448
ISBN978-0307718020

Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power is a 2012 book by David E. Sanger. It discusses the foreign policy of the Obama administration, with an emphasis on the president's use of covert operations, drone strikes, and cyberwarfare.[1][2][3]In 2016, the former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James Cartwright pleaded guilty to providing classified information regarding the military use of the Stuxnet computer worm on the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Temple-Raston, Dina (June 15, 2012). "Book review: Daniel Klaidman's 'Kill or Capture' and David Sanger's 'Confront and Conceal'". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  2. ^ Mead, Walter (December 2012). "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power". Council on Foreign Relations. 91 (6): 178. JSTOR 41720962.
  3. ^ Williams, Heather (November 2013). "Confront and conceal Obama's secret wars and surprising use of American power". Royal Institute of International Affairs. 89 (6): 1538–1539. JSTOR 24538494.
  4. ^ Ricks, Thomas (June 5, 2012). "Covert Wars, Waged Virally". Book Review. The New York Times. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  5. ^ "Retired general pleads guilty to lying to federal investigators". CBS. October 17, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2019.