Dale Herspring: Rumsfeld's Wars
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On the seventh anniversary of one of America's most tragic days, Dr. Dale Herspring will discuss his book Rumsfeld's Wars: The Arrogance of Power on Thursday, September 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Herspring, a political conservative and lifelong Republican, is a retired foreign servics officer and current distinguished professor in the Political Science Department at Kansas State University. In his book, Herspring offers a nonpartisan assessment of Rumsfeld's impact on the U.S. military establishment from 2001 to 2006, focusing especially on the Iraq War “ from the decision to invade through the development and execution of operational strategy and the failures associated with postwar reconstruction of Iraq.
Copies of Herspring's book will be available for sale, and the author will sign copies purchased during the event.
Admission is free. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to indicate your interest in attending. Free parking is available in the Library District Parking Garage at 10th and Baltimore.