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Dirty Wars : The World Is a Battlefield, (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
From the International Bestselling author of Blackwater comes the story of America's global killing machine
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171993
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
355.00973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the world is a battlefield
Label
Dirty Wars : The World Is a Battlefield, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • MAPS; The Middle East; Afghanistan and Pakistan; The Horn of Africa; Yemen; Mogad
  • 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
Control code
ocn836406068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (681 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781568587271
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
System control number
(OCoLC)836406068
Label
Dirty Wars : The World Is a Battlefield, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • MAPS; The Middle East; Afghanistan and Pakistan; The Horn of Africa; Yemen; Mogad
  • 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
Control code
ocn836406068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (681 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781568587271
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3B98FD5-0D51-4394-A19C-7E35C869B7D3
System control number
(OCoLC)836406068

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