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Dirty Wars : the world is a battlefield

Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Dirty Wars," Jeremy Scahill, author of the "New York Times" best-seller "Blackwater," takes us inside America's new covert wars. As he reveals, the foot soldiers in these battles operate daily across the globe 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 of America.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Scahill
ISBN: 9781846688508 1846688507 9781847658258 1847658253
OCLC Number: 822960039
Description: xxiv, 642 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Washington, DC 2001-2002 --
The United States and Yemen, 1971-2002 --
Washington, 1979-2001 --
Yemen, 1970-2001; Washington, DC, 2001 --
The United Kingdom, the United States and Yemen, 2002-2003 --
Washington, DC, Yemen and Djibouti, 2002 --
Washington, DC, 2002 --
Washington, DC, 2002-2003 --
The United States, 1974-2003, Iraq 2003 --
Somalia, 1993-2004 --
Yemen, 2003-2006 --
United Kingdom, 2003 --
Iraq, 2003-2005.
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