Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
On September 16, 2007, machine gun fire erupted in Baghdad’s Nisour Square, leaving seventeen Iraqi civilians dead, among them women and children. The shooting spree, labeled “Baghdad’s Bloody Sunday,” was neither the work of Iraqi insurgents nor U.S. soldiers. The shooters were private forces working for the secretive mercenary company, Blackwater Worldwide.
This is the explosive story of a company that rose a decade ago from Moyock, North Carolina, to become one of the most powerful players in the “War on Terror.” In his gripping bestseller, award-winning journalist Jeremy Scahill takes us from the bloodied streets of Iraq to hurricane-ravaged New Orleans to the chambers of power in Washington, to expose Blackwater as the frightening new face of the U.S. war machine.
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Review: Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary ArmyUser Review - Maureen - Goodreads
I wanted more from this book. It's well-written, well-researched, and interesting but left me wanting. I wanted less bias. The author spends a lot of time criticizing right-wing politics in the US and ... Read full review
Review: Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary ArmyUser Review - Justin - Goodreads
Pretty amazing to read the about the massive amount of privatization occurring in the military. Hard to imagine our Middle East footprint is 1-to-1 (or more) contractor to active duty US military. The ... Read full review
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THE CRASH OF BLACKWATER
COFER BLACK THE GLOVES COME OFF
DEATH SQUADS MERCENARIES AND THE SALVADOR OPTION
JOSEPH SCHMITZ CHRISTIAN SOLDIER
BLACKWATER DOWN BAGHDAD ON THE BAYOU
THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
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