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The Invisible Soldiers

How America Outsourced Our Security
Hagedorn, Ann (Book - 2014)
The Invisible Soldiers
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"The story behind the ultimate American privatization, which has taken place gradually and almost invisibly: how we privatized our national security"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Hagedorn, Ann
Title: The invisible soldiers
how America outsourced our security
Statement of Responsibility: Ann Hagedorn
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Publisher: New York, NY :, Simon & Schuster,, 2014
Branch Call Number: 355.033573 HAG
Characteristics: xii, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: "The story behind the ultimate American privatization, which has taken place gradually and almost invisibly: how we privatized our national security"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Transformation. Beginnings ; Out of the shadows ; A watershed year ; The faint hum of secrecy ; Rules of engagement ; Privatized mayhem
Reaction. Sounding the alarm ; "A remarkably unprecedented experiment" ; Conquering chaos ; The General and Kadhim ; "What's all the fuss about?" ; A thicket of ironies
Expansion. Shell games ; Beyond Iraq ; Riding the wave ; And now, the debate? ; "Full speed ahead" ; Big Brother's big brother
Subject Headings: National security United States Privatization United States Contracting out United States Defense industries Privatization United States United States Military policy United States Politics and government
Topical Term: National security
Privatization
Contracting out
Defense industries
ISBN: 9781416598800 (hardback)
1416598804 (hardback)
9781439101612
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-291) and index
LCCN: 2014015007
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