The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth

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The way of the knife : the CIA, a secret army, and a war at the ends of the Earth
2013
Place Published: 
New York
Publisher: 
Penguin Press
ISBN: 
9781594204807
Edition: 
Description: 
xii, 381 pages, [16] pages of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-366) and index.
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.
An 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.
Author: 
Mark Mazzetti
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