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Eagle down : the last special forces fighting the forever war / Jessica Donati.

Donati, Jessica, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library.

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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury 958.1047 DON (Text to phone) 34005148678203 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 154176255X : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781541762558 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781541762558
  • ISBN: 154176255X
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : PublicAffairs, Hachette Book Group, 2021.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"In 2013, President Obama began the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. But only a year into the withdrawal, Obama began allowing the U.S. military to resume combat operations, relying almost entirely on U.S. Special Operations forces. It was the beginning of a new, covert war. Reporter Jessica Donati shows how policy shifted, and argues that the war is undermining American interests both at home and abroad. It is eroding morale among America's most elite and most important forces and widening the disconnect between the military and the general public. This covert war fought by U.S. Special Forces is not fought as a nation, but as a secretive tool of policy. With big picture insight and on-the-ground grit, Donati argues that U.S. foreign policy and reliance upon covert warfare is allowing Afghanistan to continue as a safe-haven for extremist groups, and become more susceptible to foreign powers like China and Russia. As Afghanistan becomes more unstable, America will continue to fight a full-blown war with no end in sight"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States. Army. Special Forces > History > 21st century.
Afghan War, 2001-
Special forces (Military science) > United States.
HISTORY / Asia / General.
United States. Army. Special Forces.
Special forces (Military science)
United States.
Genre: History.

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