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The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth

Author: Mark Mazzetti
Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the transformation of the CIA and America's special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines in the world's dark spaces: the new American way of war.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Mazzetti
ISBN: 9781594204807 1594204802
OCLC Number: 829239596
Description: xii, 381 pages, 15 pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The war beyond --
Permission to kill --
A marriage among spies --
Cloak-and-dagger men --
Rumsfeld's spies --
The angry bird --
A true Pashtun --
Convergence --
A war by proxy --
The base --
Games without frontiers --
The old man's return --
The scalpel's edge --
The scramble for Africa --
The unraveling --
The doctor and the sheikh --
Fire from the sky --
A spy in leisure world.
Responsibility: Mark Mazzetti.

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An account of the transformation of the CIA and America's special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines in the world's dark spaces: the new American way of war.

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