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    DescriptionIn this story from the frontlines of the undeclared battlefields of the War on Terror, Jeremy Scahill exposes America's new approach to war: fought far from any declared battlefield, by units that do not officially exist, in thousands of operations a month that are never publicly acknowledged. From Afghanistan and Pakistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond, Scahill speaks to the CIA agents, mercenaries and elite Special Operations Forces operators. He goes deep into al Qaeda-held territory in Yemen and walks the streets of Mogadishu with CIA-backed warlords. We also meet the survivors of night raids and drone strikes - including families of US citizens targeted for assassination by their own government - who reveal the shocking human consequences of the dirty wars the United States struggle to keep hidden.


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    Title
    Dirty Wars
    Subtitle
    The world is a battlefield
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeremy Scahill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 672
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 488 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846688515
    ISBN 10: 1846688515
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: JWL, JPWL, HBW, JWH
    Libri: ENGM2000, USAA5066, ALQA3000, KRIE3000, P0042082
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000, POL037000, HIS027180
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000, HIS027110
    DC23: 355.033073
    Thema V1.0: NHW, JWL, JPWL, JWCS
    Publisher
    Profile Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Serpent's Tail
    Publication date
    03 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jeremy Scahill is the National Security Correspondent for The Nation magazine and one of the world's foremost experts on privatised warfare. He is the author of the international bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army [9781846686528] also published by Serpent's Tail. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
    Review quote
    A campaigning voice like Scahill's is indispensable London Review of Books There is no journalist in America who has exposed the truth about US government militarism more bravely, more relentlessly and more valuably than Jeremy Scahill. Dirty Wars is highly gripping and dramatic, and of unparalleled importance in understanding the destruction being sown in our name. Guardian