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Top secret America : the rise of the new American security state

by Priest, Dana.

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Describes the enormous, top-secret, invisible universe created by the government after 9/11 and describes why the system in place to keep us safe may actually be putting us in greater danger. Full description

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Summary: Describes the enormous, top-secret, invisible universe created by the government after 9/11 and describes why the system in place to keep us safe may actually be putting us in greater danger.
Physical Description: xxiv, 296 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-286) and index.
ISBN: 9780316182218 (hbk.)
0316182214 (hbk.)
Author Notes: Dana Priest is an investigative reporter for the Washington Post . She has won numerous awards, including the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for public service for "The Other Walter Reed" and the 2006 Pulitzer for beat reporting for her work on CIA secret prisons and counterterrorism operations overseas. She is the author of The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military . William M. Arkin has been a columnist and reporter with the Washington Post since 1998. He has worked on the subject of government secrecy and national security affairs for more than 30 years. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books about the U.S. military and national security.
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