By Robert Harris, Jeremy Paxman

ISBN-10: 0099441594

ISBN-13: 9780099441595

The next kind of Killing used to be first released to nice acclaim in 1982. The authors have written a brand new advent and a brand new Epilogue to take account of the occasions that experience occurred because the early Nineteen Eighties - together with the break-up of the previous Soviet Union and the black marketplace that seemed in chemical and organic guns, the purchase of those guns via a variety of 3rd international states, the makes an attempt of varied nations like Iraq to accumulate arsenals of those guns and, such a lot lately, using those guns in terrorist assaults. because the authors indicate, the 2 generations because the moment global warfare lived with the specter of nuclear annihilation. Now a brand new new release needs to learn how to reside with guns which are extra insidious and possibly extra devastating.

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Compelling... the authors clarify why governments have shrouded such weapon programmes in much more secrecy than their nuclear paintings. (Financial instances 20020530)

An soaking up and unsettling heritage, an exhaustive exploration of a little-known yet almost certainly apocalyptic point of war, the whole lot wearing the punch of Armageddon. It reminds us that the area may perhaps finish now not with a nuclear bang yet in whimpers of fevered pain. (Chicago Sun-Times 20020530)

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The next type of Killing used to be first released to nice acclaim in 1982. The authors have written a brand new creation and a brand new Epilogue to take account of the occasions that experience occurred because the early Eighties - together with the break-up of the previous Soviet Union and the black marketplace that seemed in chemical and organic guns, the purchase of those guns by way of quite a few 3rd global states, the makes an attempt of assorted international locations like Iraq to accumulate arsenals of those guns and, such a lot lately, using those guns in terrorist assaults.

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1 million to lobby government officials on issues related to defense and government privatization. S. contract. The DynCorp employees who exposed this crime were subsequently fired. They later sued; the company paid damages of $200,000 to one whistleblower and settled out of court with another. 1 million fine to settle a 1993 charge of making false and misleading statements and overbilling on a major EPA contract. Crony Connections • Van Honeycutt, president/CEO of Computer Sciences Corporation, is chair of President Bush’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), under the Department of Homeland Security.

He was joined by a cast of characters who have been fixtures in Bush regimes over the years. There was Reagan’s former secretary of defense Frank Carlucci, then head of the Carlyle Group. ’s theft of the 2000 election—was also there in his capacity as Carlyle’s senior counsel. But it wasn’t just Bush’s inner circle gathering that day. They were joined by a man by the name of Shafiq bin Laden, brother of Osama bin Laden. It wasn’t the first time a bin Laden had worked with Washington’s power elite, and this particular bin Laden was a longtime friend and benefactor of the Bush clan.

16 So this is how the war on terrorism works: If you’re suspected of having ties to an “anti-American” group, you are sent to a cage on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. But if your patrons bankroll terrorists and your father is collecting millions in fees for meeting with a repressive government that has questionable ties to terror groups, your buddies get a free pass out of the country and you get installed in the Oval Office. Iraq for Sale For centuries, pillage by invading armies was a normal part of warfare.

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