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Top secret America : the rise of the new American security state

Author: Dana Priest; William M Arkin
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the enormous, top-secret, invisible universe created by the government after 9/11 and describes why the system in place to keep us safe may actually be putting us in greater danger.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Priest, Dana.
Top secret America.
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011
(DLC) 2011933644
(OCoLC)707964997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Priest; William M Arkin
ISBN: 9780316194051 0316194050 9780316194044 0316194042
OCLC Number: 843126710
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 296 pages, [16] pages of plates) : color illustrations, color map
Contents: Introduction: A perpetual state of yellow --
Top secret America --
All you need to know --
So help me God --
An alternative geography --
Supersize.gov --
One nation, one map --
"Report suspicious activity" --
007s --
The business card --
Managing the battlefield from a suburban sanctuary --
Dark matter --
Conclusion: Beyond the fear of 9/11.
Responsibility: Dana Priest and William M. Arkin.

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Describes the enormous, top-secret, invisible universe created by the government after 9/11 and describes why the system in place to keep us safe may actually be putting us in greater danger.

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