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|ISBN:||9781568586717 156858671X 9781568589541 1568589549|
|Description:||xxiv, 642 pages, 8 pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||"There Was Concern ... That We Not Create an American Hit List" ; Anwar Awlaki: An American Story ; Find, Fix, Finish: The Rise of JSOC ; The Boss: Ali Abdullah Saleh ; The Enigma of Anwar Awlaki ; We're in a New Kind of War" ; Special Plans ; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape ; The Troublemaker: Stanley McChrystal ; "Their Intention and Our Intention Is the Same" ; "A Defeated Enemy Is Not a Vanquished One" ; "Never Trust a Nonbeliever" ; "You Don't Have to Prove to Anyone That You Did Right" ; "No Blood, No Foul" ; The Death Star ; "The Best Technology, the Best Weapons, the Best People-and Plenty of Money to Burn" ; "A Lot of It Was of Questionable Legality" ; The Imprisonment of Anwar Awlaki ; "America Knows War. They Are War Masters." ; Prison Break ; Hot Pursuit ; "Every Step Taken by the US Benefited al Shabab" ; "If Your Son Does Not Come to Us, He Will Be Killed by the Americans" ; "Obama Is Set to Continue the Course Set by Bush"; Obama's Signature Strikes ; Special Ops Want to "Own This Shit Like They Did in Central America in the '80s" ; Suicide or Martyrdom? ; Obama Embraces JSOC ; "Let JSOC Off the Leash" ; Samir Khan: An Unlikely Foot Soldier ; Blowback in Somalia ; "If They Kill Innocent Children and Call Them al Qaeda, Then We Are All al Qaeda" ; "The Americans Really Wanted to Kill Anwar" ; "Mr. Barack Obama ... I Hope That You Reconsider Your Order to Kill ... My Son" ; One Night in Gardez ; The Year of the Drone ; Driving Anwar Awlaki to Hell ; The CIA's Dating Service ; "The Auction of the Assassin" ; "Martyrdom Is Why We Came Here, My Brother" ; The Persecution of Abdulelah Haider Shaye ; The President Can Write His Own Rules ; Al Qaeda's "Foothold in Somalia Has Probably Been Facilitated" ; "Anwar Awlaki ... Definitely Has a Missile in His Future" ; The Curious Case of Raymond Davis: Act I ; The Curious Case of Raymond Davis: Act II ; The Tsunami of Change ; The Fortress in Abbottabad ; "We Got Him. We Got Him." ; "Now They're After My Son" ; "It Was Cold-Blooded" ; "The US Sees al Qaeda as Terrorism, and We Consider the Drones Terrorism" ; The Pink House ; "Total Savagery Throughout the Country ; Abdulrahman Vanishes ; Hellfire ; Paying for the Sins of the Father ; Perpetual War.|
- United States -- History, Military -- 21st century.
- Special operations (Military science) -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
- Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
- Targeted killing -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
- Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
- United States -- Military policy -- History -- 21st century.
- United States -- Military policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
- Intelligence service.
- Military policy.
- Military policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
- Special operations (Military science)
- Targeted killing.
- Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy.
- United States.