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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 Company, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Priest; William M Arkin
ISBN: 9780316182218 0316182214 9780316182201 0316182206
OCLC Number: 913062139
Description: xxvi, 326 p. : il., map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Dana Priest and William M. Arkin.

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A shocking examination of the out-of-control national secruity apparatus built in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11th.  Read more...

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"One of the many strengths of T"op Secret America" is that Priest and Arkin take nothing for granted. They ask basic, even faux- naive questions about the purpose, accountability, and effectiveness Read more...

 
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