The Resource The Watchdogs Didn't Bark : the CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror, (electronic resource)

The Watchdogs Didn't Bark : the CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror, (electronic resource)

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The Watchdogs Didn't Bark : the CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror
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The Watchdogs Didn't Bark
Title remainder
the CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror
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eng
Summary
The Shocking Reexamination of Unexplored Failures by Government Officials to Use Available Intelligence to Stop the Events of September 11th. In 2009, documentarians John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski arrived at the offices of Richard Clarke, the former counterterror adviser to Presidents Clinton and Bush. In the meeting, Clarke boldly accused one-time Central Intelligence Agency director George Tenet of "malfeasance and misfeasance" in the pre-war on terror. Thus began an incredible-never-before-told-investigative journey of intrigue about America's intelligence community and two 9/11 hijackers. The Watchdogs Didn't Bark details that story, unearthed over a ten-year investigation. Following the careers of a dozen counterterror employees working in different agencies of the US government from the late 1980s to the present, the book puts the government's systems of oversight and accountability under a microscope. At the heart of this book is a mystery: Why did key 9/11 plotters Khalid Al Mihdhar and Nawaf Al Hazmi, operating inside the United States, fall onto the radars of so many US agencies without any of those agencies succeeding in stopping the attacks? The answers go beyond mere "conspiracy theory" and "deep state" actors, but instead find a complicated set of potential culprits and an easily manipulated system. Taking readers on a character-driven account of the causes of 9/11 and how the lessons of the attacks were cynically inverted to empower surveillance of citizens, kidnapping, illegal imprisonment, torture, government-sanctioned murder, and a war on whistleblowers and journalists, an alarm is raised which is more pertinent today than ever before
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Midwest
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Nowosielski, Ray
Dewey number
973.931
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Terrorism
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adult
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The Watchdogs Didn't Bark : the CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781510721371
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12352897
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MWT12352897
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The Watchdogs Didn't Bark : the CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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  • cr
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510721371
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12352897
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MWT12352897
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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