[BOOK REVIEW] Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

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Title: Lone Survivor Author: Marcus Luttrell Genre: History Publisher: Little, Brown Release Date: June 12, 2007 Pages: 400 On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader known to […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Spy Net: The Greatest Intelligence Operations of the First World War

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Title: The Spy Net Author: Henry Landau Genre: Political Science Publisher: Biteback Publishing Release Date: August 4, 2015 Pages: 368 The ‘White Lady’ spy net stretched across Europe, encompassing more than 1,000 agents and producing 70 per cent of Allied intelligence on the German forces in the First World War. Through sheer ingenuity, it maintained […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Empire of Fear: Inside the Islamic State

Title: Empire of Fear Author: Andrew Hosken Genre: Religion Publisher: Oneworld Publications Release Date: December 3, 2015 Pages: 352 Tourists killed in Tunisia; Jihadi John targeted by drone strikes; carnage in Paris; and hundreds of thousands of Syrians risking everything to reach Europe in an attempt to escape the violence. Islamic State’s reign of terror […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Way of the Knife: The CIA, A Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

Title: The Way of the Knife Author: Mark Mazzetti Genre: Political Science Publisher: Scribe Publications Release Date: April 17, 2013 Pages: 400 A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s riveting account of the transformation of the CIA and America’s special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines The most momentous change in American warfare over the past decade […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield

Title: Dirty Wars Author: Jeremy Scahill Genre: Political Science Publisher: Nation Books Release Date: April 23, 2013 Pages: 512 In Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller Blackwater, takes us inside America’s new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders from […]

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