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A Pretext for War

9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America"s Intelligence Agencies

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Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - Strategy,
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • Intelligence service,
  • U.S. Government - Intelligence Agencies,
  • United States,
  • History,
  • Abridged Audio - Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Military,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Science / International Relations / Diplomacy,
  • Audiobooks,
  • History & Theory - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRay Childs (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7914252M
    ISBN 100739312537
    ISBN 109780739312537
    OCLC/WorldCa55627235

      In A Pretext for War, acclaimed author James Bamford–whose classic book The Puzzle Palace first revealed the existence of the National Security Agency–draws on his unparalleled access to top intelligence sources to produce a devastating expos? of the intelligence community and the Bush administration. A Pretext for War reveals the systematic 3/5.   Books. Today’s Paper | Advertisement. Continue reading the main story. First Chapter 'A Pretext for War' By James Bamford. J ; ROME. Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Powell's heart started pounding.

    A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies James Bamford, Author Doubleday Books $ (p) ISBN . Casus belli is a Latin expression meaning "an act or event that provokes or is used to justify war" (literally, "an occasion of war"). A casus belli involves direct offenses or threats against the nation declaring the war, whereas a casus foederis involves offenses or threats against its ally—usually one bound by a mutual defense pact. Either may be considered an act of war.

    In A Pretext for War, acclaimed author James Bamford–whose classic book The Puzzle Palace first revealed the existence of the National Security Agency–draws on his unparalleled access to top intelligence sources to produce a devastating exposé of the intelligence community and the Bush administration.A Pretext for War reveals the systematic weaknesses behind the failure .   The author's previous books, The Puzzle Palace and Body of Secrets, provided detailed examinations of the National Security Agency, the government's largest and most secretive spy agency.


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