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The Resource Shadow warfare : the history of America's undeclared wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler

Shadow warfare : the history of America's undeclared wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler

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
Title variation
  • History of America's undeclared wars
  • America's undeclared wars
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Details the history and evolution of America's covert war activities, examining how they have been authorized and practiced, their patterns and consequences, and why presidents have turned to secret military action
Cataloging source
JAI
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Hancock, Larry J
Dewey number
355.3/4320973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wexler, Stuart
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  • Intelligence service
  • Subversive activities
  • Espionage, American
  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Cold War
  • HISTORY / Military / General
Label
Shadow warfare : the history of America's undeclared wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 549-596) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From solution to illusion -- The personality of covert action -- Evolution of a covert warfare infrastructure -- Armies of opportunity -- Fighting Communist China--deniably -- Regime change -- Shadow warriors -- Face-off in Indochina -- Covert to overt in Laos -- Against the Castro regime -- Autonomous and deniable -- Holding the line in the Congo -- Unanticipated consequences -- Congressional intervention -- Maintaining anticommunist regimes -- Targeted infrastructure warfare in the Southern Cone -- Pushing back -- The outsiders -- Risky business -- It happens -- New enemies -- New weapons -- A turn to "gray warfare" -- Other boots on the ground -- Merging covert and conventional -- The evolving War on Terror -- Epilogue: Benghazi
Control code
ocn872123661
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 608 pages
Isbn
9781619022447
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1149977
  • (Sirsi) o872123661
  • (OCoLC)872123661
Label
Shadow warfare : the history of America's undeclared wars, Larry Hancock ; with Stuart Wexler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 549-596) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From solution to illusion -- The personality of covert action -- Evolution of a covert warfare infrastructure -- Armies of opportunity -- Fighting Communist China--deniably -- Regime change -- Shadow warriors -- Face-off in Indochina -- Covert to overt in Laos -- Against the Castro regime -- Autonomous and deniable -- Holding the line in the Congo -- Unanticipated consequences -- Congressional intervention -- Maintaining anticommunist regimes -- Targeted infrastructure warfare in the Southern Cone -- Pushing back -- The outsiders -- Risky business -- It happens -- New enemies -- New weapons -- A turn to "gray warfare" -- Other boots on the ground -- Merging covert and conventional -- The evolving War on Terror -- Epilogue: Benghazi
Control code
ocn872123661
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 608 pages
Isbn
9781619022447
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1149977
  • (Sirsi) o872123661
  • (OCoLC)872123661

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