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Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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Éditeur Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC
Année copyright 2018
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Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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Description
1 volume (XXIII-757 pages - [8] pages de planches) : illustrations, cartes ; 24 cm
Notes
Bibliographie pages 729-736. Index
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Classification Dewey
958.104 7373
Contenu
Part one. Blind into battle, September 2001-December 2001 ; "Something has happened to Khalid" ; Judgment day ; Friends like these ; Risk management ; Catastrophic success ; Part two. Losing the peace, 2002-2006 ; Small change ; Taliban for Karzai ; The enigma ; "His rules were different than our rules" ; Mr. Big ; Ambassador vs. Ambassador ; Digging a hole in the ocean ; Radicals ; Part three. The best intentions, 2006-2009 ; Suicide detectives ; Plan Afghanistan ; Murder and the deep state ; Hard data ; Tough love ; Terror and the deep state ; The new big dogs ; Losing Karzai ; A war to give people a chance ; Part four. The end of illusion, 2010-2014 ; The one-man C.I.A. ; The conflict resolution cell ; Kayani 2.0 ; Lives and limbs ; Kayani 3.0 ; Hostages ; Dragon's breath ; Martyrs Day ; Fight and talk ; The Afghan hand ; Homicide Division ; Self-inflicted wounds ; Coups d'état ; Epilogue: Victim impact statements
Résumé
Traces America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan in the years since 9/11, and how the U.S. efforts in the Afghan War faltered because of a failure to understand the intentions of Pakistan's intelligence agency.
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978-1-84614-660-2
1-84614-660-7
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