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Author LinkMazzetti, Mark.
Title LinkThe way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth / Mark Mazzetti.
Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2013.
Description xii, 381 pages, [16] pages of plates :  illustrations ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-366) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Corp.Sub. LinkUnited States. Central Intelligence Agency.
LinkUnited States. Department of Defense.
Subject LinkUnited States -- Military policy -- Decision making.
LinkNational security -- United States -- Decision making.
LinkInteragency coordination -- United States.

System Number 000664158
ISBN Link9781594204807 (hbk.) : $29.95
Link1594204802 (hbk.) : $29.95

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