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Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army

Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. ed., Fully rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
Explores the private security company Blackwater USA, including the background of its founder, its relationship with the United States government, and its role in the Iraq War, the cleanup of Hurricane Katrina, and the War on Terror.

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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Scahill
ISBN: 156858394X 9781568583945 9781560259794 1560259795
OCLC Number: 192056167
Awards: George Polk Book Award, 2007
Description: x, 550 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Face of Blackwater --
Introduction : Baghdad's bloody Sunday --
Making a killing --
Little prince --
Blackwater begins --
Fallujah before Blackwater --
Guarding Bush's man in Baghdad --
Scotty goes to war --
Ambush --
"We will pacify Fallujah" --
Najaf, Iraq : 4.04.04 --
"This is for the Americans of Blackwater" --
Mr. Prince goes to Washington --
Caspian pipeline dreams --
Blackwater's man in Chile --
"The whores of war" --
Crash of Blackwater 61 --
Cofer Black: the gloves come off --
Death squads, mercenaries, and the "Salvador option" --
Joseph Schmitz : Christian soldier --
Blackwater down : Baghdad on the Bayou --
"The knights of the round table" --
Epilogue : Blackwater beyond Bush.
Other Titles: Rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army
Responsibility: Jeremy Scahill.
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