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Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001

Autor: Steve Coll
Editora: New York : Penguin Press, 2004.
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An account of the CIA's involvement in the covert wars in Afghanistan that fueled Islamic militancy and gave rise to bin Laden's al Qaeda. For nearly the past quarter century, while most Americans were unaware, Afghanistan has been the playing field for intense covert operations by U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies-invisible wars which sowed the seeds of the September 11 attacks and which provide its context.  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: History
Pessoa Denominada: Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden; Oussama Ben Laden; Usāma Ibn-Lādin
Tipo de Material: Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Steve Coll
ISBN: 1594200076 9781594200076
Número OCLC: 52814066
Prêmios: Winner of Pulitzer Prize General Non-Fiction Category 2005.
Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2005.
Descrição: xvii, 695 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: Prologue: Accounts receivable, September 1996 --
Blood brothers : November 1979 to February 1989: We're going to die here ; Lenin taught us ; Go raise hell ; I loved Osama ; Don't make it our war ; Who is this Massoud? ; The terrorists will own the world ; Inshallah, you will know my plans ; We won --
The one-eyed man was king : March 1989 to December 1997: Serious risks ; A rogue elephant ; We are in danger ; A friend of your enemy ; Maintain a prudent distance ; A new generation ; Slowly, slowly sucked into it ; Dangling the carrot ; We couldn't indict him ; We're keeping these Stingers ; Does America need the CIA? --
The distant enemy : January 1989 to September 10, 2001. 21: You are to capture him alive ; The kingdom's interest ; We are at war ; Let's just blow the thing up ; The Manson family ; The unit disappeared ; You crazy white guys ; Is there any policy? ; Daring me to kill them ; What face will Omar show to God? ; Many Americans are going to die ; What an unlucky country.
Outros Títulos: Secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001
Responsabilidade: Steve Coll.
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The news-breaking book that has sent schockwaves through the White House, Ghost Wars is the most accurate and revealing account yet of the CIA's secret involvement in al-Qaeada's evolution.  Ler mais...

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