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Author Shane, Scott, 1954- author.

Title Objective Troy : a terrorist, a president, and the rise of the drone / Scott Shane.

Publication Info. New York : Tim Duggan Books, [2015]


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Edition.
Description xvii, 396 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A dramatic account of the cat-and-mouse game between the Obama administration and most-wanted terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki traces the President's shifting campaigns and the evolution of the robotic technology that ended Awlaki's life.
Contents Part one: 2009-2010. Merry Christmas ; You are still unsafe -- Part two: 1990-2002. He had a beautiful tongue ; An exquisite weapon ; We are the bridge ; Totally planning to stay ; Stealthy, agile, and lethal -- Part three: 2002-2009. That was the transformation ; WWW jihad ; I face the world as it is -- Part four: 2010-2014. The guy everyone wanted to find ; The time for reaping ; A bigger brand.
Subject Al-Awlaki, Anwar.
Obama, Barack.
Targeted killing -- Yemen (Republic).
Terrorists -- Yemen (Republic).
Targeted killing -- Government policy -- United States.
Drone aircraft -- Government policy -- United States.
Terrorists -- Government policy -- United States.
ISBN 0804140294 hardcover
9780804140294 hardcover
Standard No. 40025222015

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