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Author Scahill, Jeremy.
Title Dirty wars [electronic resource] : the world is a battlefield / Jeremy Scahill.
Publication Info. New York : Nation Books, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents MAPS; The Middle East; Afghanistan and Pakistan; The Horn of Africa; Yemen; Mogad hu; Somalia; A Note to the Reader; Prologue; 1. ""There Was Concern. . . Hat We Not Create an American Hit List""; 2. Anwar Awlaki: An American Story; 3. Find, Fix, Finish: The Rise of JSOC; 4. The Boss: Ali Abdullah Saleh; 5. The Enigma of Anwar Awlaki; 6. "We're in a New Kind of War"; 7. Special Plans; 8. Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape; 9. The Troublemaker: Stanley McChrystal; 10. "Their Intention and Our Intention Is the Same"; 11. "A Defeated Enemy Is Not a Vanquished One"
12. "Never Trust a Nonbeliever"13. ""You Don't Have to Prove to Anyone That You Did Right""; 14. "No Blood, No Foul"; 15. The Death Star; 16. ""The Best Technology, the Best Weapons, the Best People -- and Plenty of Money to Burn""; 17. ""A Lot of It Was of Questionable Legality""; 18. The Imprisonment of Anwar Awlaki; 19. "America Knows War. They Are War Masters."; 20. Prison Break; 21. Hot Pursuit; 22. ""Every Step Taken by the US Benefited al Shabab""; 23. ""If Your Son Does Not Come to Us, He Will Be Killed by the Americans""; 24. ""Obama Is Set to Continue the Course Set by Bush""
25. Obama's Signature Strikes26. Special Ops Want to ""Own This Shit Like They Did in Central America in the '80s""; 27. Suicide or Martyrdom?; 28. Obama Embraces JSOC; 29. "Let JSOC Off the Leash"; 30. Samir Khan: An Unlikely Foot Soldier; 31. Blowback in Somalia; 32. ""If They Kill Innocent Children and Call Them al Qaeda, Then We Are All al Qaeda""; 33. "The Americans Really Wanted to Kill Anwar"; 34. ""Mr. Barack Obama. . . I Hope That You Reconsider Your Order to Kill. . . My Son""; 35. One Night in Gardez; 36. The Year of the Drone; 37. Driving Anwar Awlaki to Hell
38. The CIA's Dating Service39. "The Auction of the Assassin"; 40. "Martyrdom Is Why We Came Here, My Brother"; 41. The Persecution of Abdulelah Haider Shaye; 42. The President Can Write His Own Rules; 43. Al Qaeda's ""Foothold In Somalia Has Probably Been Facilitated""; 44. ""Anwar Awiaki. . . Definitely Has a Missile In His Future""; 45. The Curious Case of Raymond Davis: Act I; 46. The Curious Case of Raymond Davis: Act II; 47. The Tsunami of Change; 48. The Fortress in Abbottabad; 49. "We Got Him. We Got Him."; 50. "Now They're After My Son"; 51. "It Was Cold-Blooded"
52. ""The US Sees al Qaeda as Terrorism, and We Consider the Drones Terrorism""53. The Pink House; 54. "Total Savagery Throughout the Country"; 55. Abdulrahman Vanishes; 56. Hellfire; 57. Paying for the Sins of the Father; Epilogue: Perpetual War; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject United States -- History, Military -- 21st century.
Special operations (Military science) -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Targeted killing -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Scahill, Jeremy Dirty Wars : The World Is a Battlefield New York : Nation Books,c2013 9781568586717
ISBN 9781568587271
1568587279
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