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Author Prince, Erik, 1969-

Title Civilian warriors : the inside story of Blackwater and the unsung heroes of the War on Terror / Erik Prince ; with Davin Coburn ; afterword by Max Boot.

Imprint Penguin Group USA 2013
Publication Info. New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2013.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  355.3 P955    ---  Available
Description ix, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-404).
Contents My father's son -- The great dismal swamp -- Columbine, the Cole, and cancer -- The rise of Blackwater -- Inherently traditional -- Bremer and the business model -- The expansion plan -- Fallujah -- Blackwater versus the Mahdi Army -- The rules of the road -- Character counts -- The Fallujah families -- Nisour Square -- Cold and timid souls -- A nightmare and a miracle -- The downfall -- The next reinvention.
Summary The founder of Blackwater, the world's most controversial military contractor, describes how the company took on high-risk security jobs around the world, completing nearly 100,000 missions in Afghanistan and Iraq, only to have opponents tarnish their reputation.
Subject Prince, Erik, 1969-
Blackwater USA -- History.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Civil-military relations -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Coburn, Davin.
ISBN 1591847214

 
    
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