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Author Mazzetti, Mark.

Title The 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.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    356.1609 MAZ    Available
Description xii, 381 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-366) and index.
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 "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"--Book jacket.
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
United States. Department of Defense.
National security -- United States -- Decision making.
Interagency coordination -- United States.
United States -- Military policy -- Decision making.
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