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The Resource Predators : the CIA's drone war on al Qaeda, Brian Glyn Williams

Predators : the CIA's drone war on al Qaeda, Brian Glyn Williams

Label
Predators : the CIA's drone war on al Qaeda
Title
Predators
Title remainder
the CIA's drone war on al Qaeda
Statement of responsibility
Brian Glyn Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Brian Glyn Williams combines policy analysis with the human drama of the spies, terrorists, insurgents, and innocent tribal peoples who have been killed in the covert operation - the CIA's largest assassination campaign since the Vietnam War - being waged in Pakistan's tribal regions via remote-control aircraft known as drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles." -- Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.127305491/1
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.W5655 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Predators : the CIA's drone war on al Qaeda, Brian Glyn Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The death of a terrorist -- A history of the Pashtun tribal lands of Pakistan -- Enter the predator -- Operation enduring freedom -- Manhunt -- The drone war begins -- Who is being killed in the drone strikes? -- Spies, lawyers, terrorists and secret bases -- The argument for drones -- The argument against drones -- The future of killer drones -- Appendix: Drone specifications -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index -- About the author
Control code
ocn816028192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiv, 281 pages
Isbn
9781612346175
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013006662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022709723
System control number
(OCoLC)816028192
Label
Predators : the CIA's drone war on al Qaeda, Brian Glyn Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The death of a terrorist -- A history of the Pashtun tribal lands of Pakistan -- Enter the predator -- Operation enduring freedom -- Manhunt -- The drone war begins -- Who is being killed in the drone strikes? -- Spies, lawyers, terrorists and secret bases -- The argument for drones -- The argument against drones -- The future of killer drones -- Appendix: Drone specifications -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index -- About the author
Control code
ocn816028192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiv, 281 pages
Isbn
9781612346175
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013006662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022709723
System control number
(OCoLC)816028192

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