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The Resource Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Steve Coll

Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Steve Coll

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Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Title
Directorate S
Title remainder
the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Statement of responsibility
Steve Coll
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
PNX
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Coll, Steve
Dewey number
958.104/7373
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • Pakistan
  • Taliban
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Military intelligence
  • Military intelligence
  • United States
  • Pakistan
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • HISTORY / Modern / 21st Century
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
Label
Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Steve Coll
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 729-736) and index
Contents
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
Control code
on1020679112
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 757 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594204586
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Directorate S : the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Steve Coll
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 729-736) and index
Contents
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
Control code
on1020679112
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 757 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594204586
Other physical details
illustrations

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