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  • Dirty wars [DVD]

    Dirty wars2013

    Summary: It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 355.3 DIR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield

    Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield2013

    by Jeremy Scahill

    (4,026)

    Summary: In "Dirty Wars," Jeremy Scahill, author of the "New York Times" best-seller "Blackwater," takes us inside America's new covert wars. As he reveals, the foot soldiers in these battles operate daily...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 SCA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • How everything became war and the military became everything : tales from the Pentagon

    How everything became war and the military became everything : tales from the Pentagon2016

    by Rosa Brooks

    (1,313)

    Summary: The Pentagon's a strange place. Inside secure command centers, military officials make life and death decisions--but the Pentagon also offers food courts, banks, drugstores, florists, and chocolate...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 BRO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top secret military research agency

    The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top secret military research agency2015

    by Annie Jacobsen

    (2,426)

    Summary: Since its inception in 1958, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has grown to become the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 JAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The fog of war [DVD] : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara

    The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara2004

    Summary: The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.92 FOG

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Imperial grunts [downloadable audiobook] / the American military on the ground

    Imperial grunts / the American military on the ground2008

    by Robert D Kaplan

    (1,592)

    Summary: In this landmark book, Robert D. Kaplan, veteran correspondent for The Atlantic monthly and author of Balkan ghosts, shows how American imperialism and the Global War on Terrorism are implemented on...  more »

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  • The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war

    The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war2016

    by H. W. Brands

    (1,937)

    Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.918 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The inheritance [downloadable audiobook] / the world Obama confronts and the challenges to American power

    The inheritance / the world Obama confronts and the challenges to American power2009

    by David E Sanger

    (280)

    Summary: The chief Washington correspondent for the New York times examines the effect the Bush administration's foreign and domestic policies will have on global politics. This trenchant analysis of the Bush...  more »

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  • Those angry days : Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's fight over World War II, 1939-1941

    Those angry days : Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's fight over World War II, 1939-19412013

    by Lynne Olson

    (1,786)

    Summary: Traces the crisis period leading up to America's entry into World War II, describing the nation's polarized interventionist and isolationist factions as represented by the government, in the press, and on the streets.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.531 OLS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The doomsday machine : confessions of a nuclear war planner

    The doomsday machine : confessions of a nuclear war planner2017

    by Daniel Ellsberg

    (1,746)

    Summary: Here, for the first time, former high level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg reveals his shocking first-hand account of America's nuclear program in the 1960s. From the remotest air bases in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 355.02 ELL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Blowback [downloadable audiobook] / the costs and consequences of American empire ; with a new introduction on blowback in the post-9/11 world

    Blowback / the costs and consequences of American empire ; with a new introduction on blowback in the post-9/11 world2007

    by Chalmers A Johnson

    (2,178)

    Summary: The term "blowback," invented by the CIA, refers to the unintended consequences of American actions abroad. In this incisive and controversial book, Chalmers Johnson lays out in vivid detail the...  more »

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  • No good men among the living : America, the Taliban, and the war through Afghan eyes

    No good men among the living : America, the Taliban, and the war through Afghan eyes2014

    by Anand Gopal

    Series: American Empire Project

    (2,108)

    Summary: "As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw, the shocking tale of how the American military had triumph in sight in Afghanistan--and then brought the Taliban back from the dead. In the popular imagination,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 958.104 GOP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Kill anything that moves : the real American war in Vietnam

    Kill anything that moves : the real American war in Vietnam2013

    by Nick Turse

    (1,739)

    Summary: Based on classified documents and interviews, a controversial history of the Vietnam War argues that American acts of violence against millions of Vietnamese civilians were a pervasive and systematic part of the war.

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.7043 TUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The assassination complex : inside the government's secret drone warfare program

    The assassination complex : inside the government's secret drone warfare program2016

    by Jeremy Scahill

    (674)

    Summary: When the US government discusses drone strikes publicly, it offers assurances that such operations are a more precise alternative to troops on the ground, but the implicit message from the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 358.4 SCA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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