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Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army

Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Helps you meet Blackwater USA, the private army that the US government has hired to operate in international war zones and on American oil. Its contacts run from military and intelligence agencies to the upper echelons of the White House; it has a military base, a fleet of aircraft and 20,000 troops.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Scahill
ISBN: 9781846686528 1846686520
OCLC Number: 225445485
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: x, 550 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The face of Blackwater --
Baghdad's bloody Sunday --
Making a killing --
The little prince --
Blackwater begins --
Fallujah before Blackwater --
Guarding Bush's man in Baghdad --
Scotty goes to war --
The ambush --
"We will pacify Fallujah" --
Najaf, Iraq: 4.04.04 --
"This is for the Americans of Blackwater" --
Mr. Prince goes to Washington --
Caspian pipeline dreams --
Blackwater's man in Chile --
"The whores of war" --
The crash of Blackwater 61 --
Cofer black: the gloves come off --
Death squads, mercenaries, and the "Salvador option" --
Joseph Schmitz: Christian soldier --
Blackwater down: Baghdad on the Bayou --
"The knights of the round table" --
Blackwater beyond Bush.
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