New PDF release: Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign

By Eric Schmitt, Thom Shanker

ISBN-10: 0805091033

ISBN-13: 9780805091038

Inside the Pentagon's secretive and progressive new technique to struggle terrorism--and its game-changing results within the center East and at home

In the years following the Sep 11 assaults, the USA waged a "war on terror" that sought to defeat Al Qaeda via brute strength. however it quickly turned transparent that this approach was once now not operating, and through 2005 the Pentagon all started trying to find a brand new way.

In Counterstrike, Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker of The manhattan instances tell the tale of the way a bunch of analysts in the army, at secret agent firms, and in legislation enforcement has formed an cutting edge and powerful new technique to struggle terrorism, unbeknownst to so much american citizens and in sharp distinction to the cowboy slogans that characterised the U.S. government's public posture. Adapting topics from vintage chilly conflict deterrence idea, those strategists have improved the sphere of conflict with a purpose to disrupt jihadist networks in ever extra artistic ways.

Schmitt and Shanker take readers deep into this theater of struggle, as floor troops, intelligence operatives, and best government department officers have labored jointly to redefine and limit the geography on hand for Al Qaeda to function in. in addition they convey how those new counterterrorism suggestions, followed lower than George W. Bush and improved less than Barack Obama, have been effectively hired in making plans and accomplishing the dramatic may possibly 2011 raid during which Osama bin encumbered used to be killed.

Filled with startling revelations approximately how our nationwide safeguard is being controlled, Counterstrike will swap the best way american citizens take into consideration the continuing fight with violent radical extremism.

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Of the American Convention of Human Rights (Advisory Opinion OC-12/91) IACtHR Series A No 12 (6 December 1991) (791 fn 17) Case of the Constitutional Court v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 71 (31 January 2001) (827 fn 61) Case of Godínez Cruz v Honduras (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 5 (20 January 1989) (789 fn 10, 796 fn 43) Case of de la Cruz Flores v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 115 (18 November 2004) (221 fn 67, 792, 792 fn 22, fn 23, 793 fn 24, 795 fn 40, 806 fn 99, 809 fn 123, 834 fn 92, 835 fn 93, fn 94) Case of Durand and Ugarte v Peru (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 68 (16 August 2000) (209 fn 9, 380 fn 138, 719 fn 203, 805 fn 98, 806 fn 99, 807, 807 fn 106, 808 fn 115, fn 116) li Table of Cases Case of Enforceability of the Right to Reply or Correction (arts 14(1), 1(1) and 2, American Convention on Human Rights) (Advisory Opinion OC-7/86) IACtHR Series A No 7 (29 August 1986) (791 fn 17) Case of Escher v Brazil (Preliminary objections, merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 200 (6 July 2009) (832 fn 78, fn 80, 833 fn 86, 834 fn 87, fn 88) Case of Ticona Estrada and others v Bolivia (Judgment on the merits, reparation, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 191 (7 November 2008) (806 fn 99) Case of “Five Pensioners” v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 98 (28 February 2003) (815 fn 15) Case of Fairén Garbi and Solís Corrales v Honduras (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 6 (15 March 1989) (796 fn 43) Case of Baldeón García v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 147 (6 April 2006) (221 fn 57, 793 fn 28, 795 fn 38, fn 40, 796 fn 41, fn 42) Case of Servellón García and others v Honduras (Judgment on reparations and costs) IACtHR Series C No 152 (21 September 2006) (804 fn 90) Case of González and others (‘Cotton Field’) v Mexico (Judgment on preliminary exception, merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 205 (16 November 2009) (808 fn 116, 821 fn 38) Case of Habeas corpus in Emergency Situations (Arts.

Of the American Convention of Human Rights (Advisory Opinion OC-12/91) IACtHR Series A No 12 (6 December 1991) (791 fn 17) Case of the Constitutional Court v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 71 (31 January 2001) (827 fn 61) Case of Godínez Cruz v Honduras (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 5 (20 January 1989) (789 fn 10, 796 fn 43) Case of de la Cruz Flores v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 115 (18 November 2004) (221 fn 67, 792, 792 fn 22, fn 23, 793 fn 24, 795 fn 40, 806 fn 99, 809 fn 123, 834 fn 92, 835 fn 93, fn 94) Case of Durand and Ugarte v Peru (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 68 (16 August 2000) (209 fn 9, 380 fn 138, 719 fn 203, 805 fn 98, 806 fn 99, 807, 807 fn 106, 808 fn 115, fn 116) li Table of Cases Case of Enforceability of the Right to Reply or Correction (arts 14(1), 1(1) and 2, American Convention on Human Rights) (Advisory Opinion OC-7/86) IACtHR Series A No 7 (29 August 1986) (791 fn 17) Case of Escher v Brazil (Preliminary objections, merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 200 (6 July 2009) (832 fn 78, fn 80, 833 fn 86, 834 fn 87, fn 88) Case of Ticona Estrada and others v Bolivia (Judgment on the merits, reparation, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 191 (7 November 2008) (806 fn 99) Case of “Five Pensioners” v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 98 (28 February 2003) (815 fn 15) Case of Fairén Garbi and Solís Corrales v Honduras (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 6 (15 March 1989) (796 fn 43) Case of Baldeón García v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 147 (6 April 2006) (221 fn 57, 793 fn 28, 795 fn 38, fn 40, 796 fn 41, fn 42) Case of Servellón García and others v Honduras (Judgment on reparations and costs) IACtHR Series C No 152 (21 September 2006) (804 fn 90) Case of González and others (‘Cotton Field’) v Mexico (Judgment on preliminary exception, merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 205 (16 November 2009) (808 fn 116, 821 fn 38) Case of Habeas corpus in Emergency Situations (Arts.

H. of the American Convention of Human Rights (Advisory Opinion OC-12/91) IACtHR Series A No 12 (6 December 1991) (791 fn 17) Case of the Constitutional Court v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 71 (31 January 2001) (827 fn 61) Case of Godínez Cruz v Honduras (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 5 (20 January 1989) (789 fn 10, 796 fn 43) Case of de la Cruz Flores v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 115 (18 November 2004) (221 fn 67, 792, 792 fn 22, fn 23, 793 fn 24, 795 fn 40, 806 fn 99, 809 fn 123, 834 fn 92, 835 fn 93, fn 94) Case of Durand and Ugarte v Peru (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 68 (16 August 2000) (209 fn 9, 380 fn 138, 719 fn 203, 805 fn 98, 806 fn 99, 807, 807 fn 106, 808 fn 115, fn 116) li Table of Cases Case of Enforceability of the Right to Reply or Correction (arts 14(1), 1(1) and 2, American Convention on Human Rights) (Advisory Opinion OC-7/86) IACtHR Series A No 7 (29 August 1986) (791 fn 17) Case of Escher v Brazil (Preliminary objections, merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 200 (6 July 2009) (832 fn 78, fn 80, 833 fn 86, 834 fn 87, fn 88) Case of Ticona Estrada and others v Bolivia (Judgment on the merits, reparation, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 191 (7 November 2008) (806 fn 99) Case of “Five Pensioners” v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 98 (28 February 2003) (815 fn 15) Case of Fairén Garbi and Solís Corrales v Honduras (Judgment on the merits) IACtHR Series C No 6 (15 March 1989) (796 fn 43) Case of Baldeón García v Peru (Merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 147 (6 April 2006) (221 fn 57, 793 fn 28, 795 fn 38, fn 40, 796 fn 41, fn 42) Case of Servellón García and others v Honduras (Judgment on reparations and costs) IACtHR Series C No 152 (21 September 2006) (804 fn 90) Case of González and others (‘Cotton Field’) v Mexico (Judgment on preliminary exception, merits, reparations, and costs) IACtHR Series C No 205 (16 November 2009) (808 fn 116, 821 fn 38) Case of Habeas corpus in Emergency Situations (Arts.

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