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The Resource The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth, Mark Mazzetti

The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth, Mark Mazzetti

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The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth
Title
The way of the knife
Title remainder
the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth
Statement of responsibility
Mark Mazzetti
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the transformation of the CIA and America's special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines in the world's dark spaces: the new American way of war.
Summary
Presents a revelatory account of the transformation of the CIA and America's special forces into competing covert paramilitary agencies responsible for the defeat of Osama bin Laden and other strategic war efforts, offering insight into the new ways thatthe nation is fighting wars
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Writing style
Assigning source
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10182655
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
356/.160973
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.M19 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
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the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth
Label
The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth, Mark Mazzetti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A war by proxy
  • The base
  • Games without frontiers
  • The old man's return
  • The scalpel's edge
  • The scramble for Africa
  • The unraveling
  • The doctor and the sheikh
  • Fire from the sky
  • Epilogue: a spy in leisure world
  • Prologue: the war beyond
  • Permission to kill
  • A marriage among spies
  • Cloak-and-dagger men
  • Rumsfeld's spies
  • The angry bird
  • A true Pashtun
  • Convergence
Control code
20006470
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 381 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594204807
Lccn
2013006820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
photographs, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn829239596
  • (OCoLC)829239596
Label
The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth, Mark Mazzetti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A war by proxy
  • The base
  • Games without frontiers
  • The old man's return
  • The scalpel's edge
  • The scramble for Africa
  • The unraveling
  • The doctor and the sheikh
  • Fire from the sky
  • Epilogue: a spy in leisure world
  • Prologue: the war beyond
  • Permission to kill
  • A marriage among spies
  • Cloak-and-dagger men
  • Rumsfeld's spies
  • The angry bird
  • A true Pashtun
  • Convergence
Control code
20006470
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 381 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594204807
Lccn
2013006820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
photographs, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn829239596
  • (OCoLC)829239596

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