Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield

Author(s): Jeremy Scahill

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In 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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Shocking expose of America's hidden dirty wars

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

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781846688515
  • : Serpent's Tail Limited
  • : Serpent's Tail
  • : January 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeremy Scahill
  • : Paperback
  • : 514
  • : en
  • : 642
  • : Illustrationsstrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)