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"My frankness may startle," writes Haig, "and, at moments, it has been painful to write the truth." But, he adds, "I could not do otherwise." In the final excerpt from his memoir, Haig recounts: ∎Concerns that Poland would explode in violence. ∎"My Waterloo"—his venture at shuttle diplomacy in the Falklands crisis. ∎Israel's invasion of Lebanon. ∎How he lost his battle to win Ronald Reagan's support.


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