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The Resource Dirty wars : The World Is a Battlefield., Jeremy Scahill, (electronic resource)

Dirty wars : The World Is a Battlefield., Jeremy Scahill, (electronic resource)

Label
Dirty wars : The World Is a Battlefield.
Title
Dirty wars
Title remainder
The World Is a Battlefield.
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Scahill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller Blackwater, takes us inside America’s new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders from the White House to do whatever is necessary to hunt down, capture or kill individuals designated by the president as enemies.Drawn from the ranks of the Navy SEALs, Delta Force, former Blackwater and other private security contractors, the CIA’s Special Activities Division and the Joint Special Operations Command ( JSOC), these elite soldiers operate worldwide, with thousands of secret commandos working in more than one hundred countries. Funded through “black budgets,” Special Operations Forces conduct missions in denied areas, engage in targeted killings, snatch and grab individuals and direct drone, AC-130 and cruise missile strikes. While the Bush administration deployed these ghost militias, President..
Summary
A sobering expose of secret war programs currently being conducted behind the scenes of the War on Terror, drawing on interviews with CIA agents, mercenaries and other operators to reveal the human consequences of night raids, drone strikes and other unofficial "dirty-war" tactics
Tone
Writing style
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10171993
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Scahill, Jeremy
Dewey number
355.00973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Military
  • Politics
Target audience
adult
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the world is a battlefield
Label
Dirty wars : The World Is a Battlefield., Jeremy Scahill, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781568587271
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
Label
Dirty wars : The World Is a Battlefield., Jeremy Scahill, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781568587271
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3

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