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Author Naylor, Sean.
Title Relentless strike : the secret history of Joint Special Operations Command / Sean Naylor.
Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, [2015]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  355.4 N    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 540 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 503-515) and index.
Contents The Ferrari in the garage. A phoenix rises ; JSOC gets its feet wet ; Frustration in the Middle East ; Payoff in Panama ; Manhunts, motorboats, and Mogadishu ; Forging bonds in the Balkans ; Loose nukes and missed opportunities -- A new era dawns. "Fairly ponderous and enormously heavy" ; Risky missions and empty targets ; "Carte blanche" ; Precious cargo ; Rumsfeld falls for JSOC ; Bin Laden slips away ; "Patton's three principles of war" -- Building the machine. Invasion ; The deck of cards ; Building a network ; "JSOC on steroids" ; Snake eyes ; Killing Zarqawi ; A new campaign against an old enemy -- A global campaign. Close target reconnaissance in Syria ; Back to Mogadishu ; Victory in Mosul? ; Rangers step up in Afghanistan ; Hit and miss in Pakistan ; A reckoning in Abbottabad ; Successes, and a failure ; Extortion ; Old enemies, new challenges.
Subject United States. Joint Special Operations Command -- History.
Special operations (Military science) -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention -- History.
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2015. ZNS
Added Title Secret history of Joint Special Operations Command
ISBN 9781250014542 (hardcover)
1250014549 (hardcover)
9781466876224 (ebook)