DC Confidential: The Controversial Memoirs of Britain's Ambassador to the U.S. at the Time of 9/11 and the Iraq War.

Author:Rhodes, Fred
Position:Brief Article - Book Review

DC Confidential THE CONTROVERSIAL MEMOIRS OF BRITAIN'S AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S. AT THE TIME OF 9/11 AND THE IRAQ WAR By Christopher Meyer Published By Weidenfield & Nicolson ISBN 0 297 85114 4 Price 20.00 [pounds sterling] Hardback

Christopher Meyer was Britain's Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2003, during which time he was an eye witness to and participant in the events following 9/11 and the preparations for the Iraq war. Never before has there been such a riveting and candid memoir of life behind the diplomatic scenes. Meyer's is a very personal chronicle of what he saw, what he heard and how he felt.

The cast list of characters that feature here includes Margaret Thatcher, Bob Hope, The Clintons, Steven Spielberg, Candoleeza Rice, Alistair Campbell, Jack Straw and of...

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