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The Resource State of war : the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration, James Risen

State of war : the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration, James Risen

Label
State of war : the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration
Title
State of war
Title remainder
the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration
Statement of responsibility
James Risen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With relentless media coverage, it is hard to believe that we still might not know some of the most significant facts about the presidency of George W. Bush. Yet beneath the surface events of the Bush presidency lies a secret history that involves domestic spying, abuses of power, and outrageous operations. It includes a CIA that became caught in a political crossfire that it could not withstand, and what it did to respond. It includes a Defense Department that made its own foreign policy, even against the wishes of the commander-in-chief. It features a president who created a sphere of deniability in which his top aides were briefed on matters of the utmost sensitivity--but the president was carefully kept in ignorance. Based on extraordinary sources in Washington and around the world, this book exposes an explosive chain of events and a series of troubling patterns.--From publisher description
Summary
Documents the Bush adminstration's use of a federal agency to wiretap the conversations of American citizens and analyzes how abuses of power and incompetence within the CIA have affected the war in Iraq and America' s standing in the world
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
174187
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Risen, James
Dewey number
973.931
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bush, George W.
  • Bush, George
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration
Label
State of war : the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration, James Risen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- "Who authorized putting him on pain medication?" -- The program -- Casus belli -- The hunt for WMD -- Skeptics and zealots -- Spinning war and peace -- Losing Afghanistan -- In denial: oil, terrorism, and Saudia Arabia -- A rogue operation -- Afterword
Control code
589956
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780743270663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780743270663
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780743270663
Label
State of war : the secret history of the CIA and the Bush administration, James Risen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- "Who authorized putting him on pain medication?" -- The program -- Casus belli -- The hunt for WMD -- Skeptics and zealots -- Spinning war and peace -- Losing Afghanistan -- In denial: oil, terrorism, and Saudia Arabia -- A rogue operation -- Afterword
Control code
589956
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780743270663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780743270663
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780743270663

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