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The Resource The operators : the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan, Michael Hastings

The operators : the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan, Michael Hastings

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The operators : the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan
Title
The operators
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the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Michael Hastings
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operators
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the wild and terrifying inside story of Americas war in Afghanistan
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Language
eng
Summary
The contributing editor of "Rolling Stone" whose uncensored article "The Runaway General" led to the resignation of General Stanley McChrystal provides a behind-the-scenes account of the United States' involvement in Afghanistan
Summary
The contributing editor of "Rolling Stone" whose uncensored article "The Runaway General" led to the resignation of General Stanley McChrystal provides a behind-the-scenes account of the United States' involvement in Afghanistan
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385733
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DLC
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1980-
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Hastings, Michael
Dewey number
958.1047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • McChrystal, Stanley A.
  • Hastings, Michael
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan
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The operators : the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan, Michael Hastings
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [381]-417
Contents
  • pt. I THE PLAN -- 1.Delta Bravo -- 2.It's Not Switzerland -- 3.Lady Gaga -- 4."Intimidated by the Crowd" -- 5.Arc de Triomphe -- 6."A Violent Act" -- 7.On the X -- 8.The A-Team -- 9."Bite Me" -- 10.The Photo Op -- 11.Totally Shit-Faced -- 12."Dead Silence" -- 13.The Horror, the Horror -- 14.We're Actually Losing -- 15.Petraeus Can't Do Afghanistan, and We Aren't Going to Get Bin Laden -- 16.The Elections, Part I -- 17.Texts to Berlin -- 18.The Elections, Part II -- 19.Team America Rolls the Ritz -- 20.On Principle -- 21.Spies Like Us -- 22."I'm President. I Don't Give a Shit What They Say" -- 23.The Strategy -- 24."Let Me Be Clear" -- 25.Worshipping the Gods of Beer -- 26.Who Is Stanley McChrystal? Part I, 1954--1976 -- 27."The Jerk in Green" -- 28.Who Is Stanley McChrystal? Part II, 1976--Present Day -- 29.Reality Checks In -- pt. II INTERLUDE: DUBAI -- pt. III AFGHANISTAN -- 30.A Short History of a Horrible Idea -- 31.Bad Romance --
  • 32.President Karzai Has a Cold -- 33.An E-mail Exchange: Come Walk in Our Boots -- 34.A Boy Born in 1987 -- 35.Where Is Israel Arroyo? -- 36.Ingram's House -- 37.An Army of None -- 38.In the Arena -- 39."I Didn't Even Know We Were Fighting There" -- 40.The Concluding Converations with Duncan Boothby, General Petraeus Face-Plants in Congress, and the Story Breaks While I Watch American Helicopter Pilots Kill Insurgents -- pt. IV THE GRACEFUL EXIT -- 41."Very, Very Bad" -- 42.The Pentagon Investigates McChrystal -- 43.The Media-Military-Industrial Complex -- 44.I'd Rather Be Eating a Burger -- 45.Once Upon a Time in Kandahar -- 46.King David's War -- 47."Tourism, Not Terrorism" -- 48.Petraeus Does Body Counts -- 49.The New Afghanistan -- 50.Joe Biden Is Right
Control code
ocn769821482
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
417 p.
Isbn
9780399159886
Lccn
2012371838
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)769821482
Label
The operators : the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan, Michael Hastings
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [381]-417
Contents
  • pt. I THE PLAN -- 1.Delta Bravo -- 2.It's Not Switzerland -- 3.Lady Gaga -- 4."Intimidated by the Crowd" -- 5.Arc de Triomphe -- 6."A Violent Act" -- 7.On the X -- 8.The A-Team -- 9."Bite Me" -- 10.The Photo Op -- 11.Totally Shit-Faced -- 12."Dead Silence" -- 13.The Horror, the Horror -- 14.We're Actually Losing -- 15.Petraeus Can't Do Afghanistan, and We Aren't Going to Get Bin Laden -- 16.The Elections, Part I -- 17.Texts to Berlin -- 18.The Elections, Part II -- 19.Team America Rolls the Ritz -- 20.On Principle -- 21.Spies Like Us -- 22."I'm President. I Don't Give a Shit What They Say" -- 23.The Strategy -- 24."Let Me Be Clear" -- 25.Worshipping the Gods of Beer -- 26.Who Is Stanley McChrystal? Part I, 1954--1976 -- 27."The Jerk in Green" -- 28.Who Is Stanley McChrystal? Part II, 1976--Present Day -- 29.Reality Checks In -- pt. II INTERLUDE: DUBAI -- pt. III AFGHANISTAN -- 30.A Short History of a Horrible Idea -- 31.Bad Romance --
  • 32.President Karzai Has a Cold -- 33.An E-mail Exchange: Come Walk in Our Boots -- 34.A Boy Born in 1987 -- 35.Where Is Israel Arroyo? -- 36.Ingram's House -- 37.An Army of None -- 38.In the Arena -- 39."I Didn't Even Know We Were Fighting There" -- 40.The Concluding Converations with Duncan Boothby, General Petraeus Face-Plants in Congress, and the Story Breaks While I Watch American Helicopter Pilots Kill Insurgents -- pt. IV THE GRACEFUL EXIT -- 41."Very, Very Bad" -- 42.The Pentagon Investigates McChrystal -- 43.The Media-Military-Industrial Complex -- 44.I'd Rather Be Eating a Burger -- 45.Once Upon a Time in Kandahar -- 46.King David's War -- 47."Tourism, Not Terrorism" -- 48.Petraeus Does Body Counts -- 49.The New Afghanistan -- 50.Joe Biden Is Right
Control code
ocn769821482
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
417 p.
Isbn
9780399159886
Lccn
2012371838
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)769821482

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