Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
Profile Books, 26 мая 2011 г. - Всего страниц: 560
Meet Blackwater USA, the private army that the US government has quietly hired to operate in international war zones and on American soil. Its contacts run from military and intelligence agencies to the upper echelons of the White House; it has a military base, a fleet of aircraft and 20,000 troops, but since September 2007 the firm has been hit by a series of scandals that, far from damaging the company, have led to an unprecedented period of expansion.
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - nicdevera - LibraryThing
A good read, but like in The Assassination Complex, there are repetitive sentences and passages, I'm guessing coming from having a series of longform articles compiled into a book. Still surprising to ... Читать весь отзыв
LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing
Covers the rise of mercenaries, exemplified by Blackwater, who are receiving very large amounts of money to keep the peace in hotspots around the world. Of course, while Blackwater's owner and senior ... Читать весь отзыв