The Resource Shadow Warfare : The History of America's Undeclared Wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler, (electronic resource)

Shadow Warfare : The History of America's Undeclared Wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler, (electronic resource)

Label
Shadow Warfare : The History of America's Undeclared Wars
Title
Shadow Warfare
Title remainder
The History of America's Undeclared Wars
Statement of responsibility
Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contrary to its contemporary image, deniable covert operations are not something new. Such activities have been ordered by every president and every administration since the Second World War. In many instances covert operations have relied on surrogates, with American personnel involved only at a distance, insulated by layers of deniability.Shadow Warfare traces the evolution of these covert operations, detailing the tactics and tools used from the Truman era through those of the contemporary Obama Administrations. It also explores the personalities and careers of many of t
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EBLCP
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Hancock, Larry J
Dewey number
327.1273009045
Index
no index present
LC call number
UB251.U6 .H37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wexler, Stuart
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Intelligence service
  • Subversive activities
  • Espionage, American
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cold War
  • Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • Spies -- Recruiting -- United States -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Subversive activities -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • United States -- History, Military -- 20th century
  • United States
Label
Shadow Warfare : The History of America's Undeclared Wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6DC0B752-44BC-4571-9334-C473707765B0
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction; Chapter 1: From Solution to Illusion; Chapter 2: The Personality of Covert Action; Chapter 3: Evolution of a Covert Warfare Infrastructure; Chapter 4: Armies of Opportunity; Chapter 5: Fighting Communist China . . . Deniably; Chapter 6: Regime Change; Chapter 7: Shadow Warriors; Chapter 9: Face-off In Indochina; Chapter 10: Covert to Overt in Laos; Chapter 11: Against the Castro Regime; Chapter 12: Autonomous and Deniable; Chapter 13: Holding the Line in the Congo; Chapter 14: Unanticipated Consequences; Chapter 15: Congressional Intervention
  • Chapter 16: Maintaining Anticommunist RegimesChapter 17: Targeted Infrastructure Warfare in the Southern Cone; Chapter 18: Pushing Back; Chapter 19: The Outsiders; Chapter 20: Risky Business; Chapter 21: It Happens; Chapter 22: New Enemies; Chapter 23: New Weapons; Chapter 24: A Turn to "Gray Warfare"; Chapter 25: Other Boots on the Ground; Chapter 26: Merging Covert and Conventional; Chapter 27: The Evolving War on Terror; Epilogue: Benghazi; Endnotes; Index
Control code
ocn873136625
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (625 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619023574
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)873136625
Label
Shadow Warfare : The History of America's Undeclared Wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6DC0B752-44BC-4571-9334-C473707765B0
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction; Chapter 1: From Solution to Illusion; Chapter 2: The Personality of Covert Action; Chapter 3: Evolution of a Covert Warfare Infrastructure; Chapter 4: Armies of Opportunity; Chapter 5: Fighting Communist China . . . Deniably; Chapter 6: Regime Change; Chapter 7: Shadow Warriors; Chapter 9: Face-off In Indochina; Chapter 10: Covert to Overt in Laos; Chapter 11: Against the Castro Regime; Chapter 12: Autonomous and Deniable; Chapter 13: Holding the Line in the Congo; Chapter 14: Unanticipated Consequences; Chapter 15: Congressional Intervention
  • Chapter 16: Maintaining Anticommunist RegimesChapter 17: Targeted Infrastructure Warfare in the Southern Cone; Chapter 18: Pushing Back; Chapter 19: The Outsiders; Chapter 20: Risky Business; Chapter 21: It Happens; Chapter 22: New Enemies; Chapter 23: New Weapons; Chapter 24: A Turn to "Gray Warfare"; Chapter 25: Other Boots on the Ground; Chapter 26: Merging Covert and Conventional; Chapter 27: The Evolving War on Terror; Epilogue: Benghazi; Endnotes; Index
Control code
ocn873136625
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (625 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619023574
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)873136625

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