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The Shadow World : Inside The Global Arms Trade.

Author: Andrew Feinstein
Publisher: New York : Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2011.
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The Shadow World is the harrowing, behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade. Pulling back the curtain on this secretive world, Andrew Feinstein reveals the corruption and the cover-ups behind weapons deals ranging from the largest in history? between the British and Saudi governments? to BAE's controversial transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and eastern Europe, and the revolving-door relationships that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Feinstein, Andrew.
Shadow World : Inside The Global Arms Trade.
New York : Jonathan Ball Publishers, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Feinstein
ISBN: 9781868424863 1868424863 9780241144428 0241144426
OCLC Number: 880893112
Description: 1 online resource (1126 pages)
Contents: Cover; Description; Title page; Dedication; List of Figures; Illustration Credits; Dramatis Personae; Prologue; Introduction; SECTION I: THE SECOND-OLDEST PROFESSION; 1. Sins of Commission; 2. The Nazi Connection; SECTION II: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT; 3. The Saudi Connection; 4. In Defence of Humanity; 5. The Ultimate Deal or the Ultimate Crime?; 6. Diamonds and Arms; 7. Buckling to Bandar; 8. And Justice for None?; SECTION III: BUSINESS AS USUAL; 9. Things Fall Apart --
with Help from BAE; 10. After the Wall: Capitalism BAE-Style; 11. The Ultimate Cop-Out; SECTION IV: THE ARMS SUPERPOWER. 12. Legal Bribery13. In the Name of Uncle Sam; 14. Taking the Mickey, the Toilet Seat and the Hammer ... in a Galaxy Far, Far Away; 15. Illegal Bribery; 16. Beyond Utopia, Hope?; 17. America's Shop Window; 18. Making a Killing: Iraq and Afghanistan; SECTION V: THE KILLING FIELDS; 19. Cry, the Beloved Continent; SECTION VI: END GAME; 20. Bringing Peace to the World; 21. Future Imperfect; Acknowledgements; Notes and references; Copyright.

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The Shadow World is the harrowing, behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade. Pulling back the curtain on this secretive world, Andrew Feinstein reveals the corruption and the cover-ups behind weapons deals ranging from the largest in history? between the British and Saudi governments? to BAE's controversial transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and eastern Europe, and the revolving-door relationships that characterize the US Congressional-Military-Industrial Complex. He exposes in forensic detail both the formal government-to-government trade in arms and the shadow world of illicit.

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