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Treasury's war : the unleashing of a new era of financial warfare

Author: Juan Carlos Zarate
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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How the United States uses economic embargoes and financial tools as weapons against murderous terrorist groups and "rogue states" such as North Korea, Iran and Syria. Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, is a former federal prosecutor who joined the U.S. Treasury Department after the 9/11 attacks to figure out ways to constrict the financing of terrorist groups. Relying  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Zarate, Juan Carlos.
Treasury's war.
New York : PublicAffairs, [2013]
(DLC) 2012051582
(OCoLC)824119620
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Carlos Zarate
ISBN: 9781610391160 1610391160 1299908527 9781299908529
OCLC Number: 1085908778
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2019. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 488 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: "The hidden war" --
Introduction: The modern Megarian Decree --
Part I: Foundation. A new kind of war ; Financial footprints ; Nose under the tent ; Financial chokepoints --
Part II: A new paradigm. Blowfish ; Bad banks ; "The mother of all financial investigations" ; Resurrection --
Part III: Financial furies. "Killing the chicken to scare the monkeys" ; The awakening ; Putting the genie back in the bottle ; Revelation ; The constriction campaign --
Part IV. Adaptation. Dusting off the playbook ; Learning curve ; The coming financial wars --
Epilogue: Lessons from the use of financial power.
Responsibility: Juan C. Zarate.

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The author and his colleagues invented financial warfare. This book explains how they redefined the role of Treasury relying on its unique powers, relationships, and reputation, after the realization  Read more...

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Finalist for the William E. Colby Military History Award Bryan Burrough, New York Times Business section "For those of us who start feeling drowsy at the very mention of the words 'Treasury Read more...

 
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