By George Friedman
Dubbed by means of Barron's as "The Shadow CIA," George Friedman's worldwide intelligence corporation, Stratfor, has supplied research to Fortune 500 businesses, information retailers, or even the U.S. executive. Now Friedman supplies the geopolitical tale that the mainstream media has been not able to discover -- the startling fact at the back of America's overseas coverage and conflict attempt in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond.
Stratfor, one of many world's most beneficial deepest international intelligence enterprises, has an unequalled skill to supply transparent standpoint at the present geopolitical map. In America's mystery struggle, George Friedman identifies the United States' most deadly enemies, delves into presidential thoughts of the final sector century, and divulges the true purposes in the back of the assault of 9/11--and the Bush administration's motivation for the struggle in Iraq. It describes in eye-opening aspect America's covert and overt efforts within the international warfare opposed to terrorism: not just are U.S. armies in wrestle on each continent, yet on the grounds that 11th of September the intelligence providers of dozens of countries were working in shut partnership with the CIA.
Drawing on Stratfor's great information-gathering community, Friedman provides an insightful photo of today's global that is going a ways past what's pronounced on tv and in different information media.
Al Qaeda's struggle plans and the way they ended in 9/11
The risk of a suitcase nuclear bomb in long island and the way that modified the process the war.
The deal the U.S. made with Russia and Iran which made the invasion of Afghanistan attainable -- and the way these bargains impact the U.S. today.
How worry and suspicion of the Saudis after 9/11 tore aside the Bush-Saudi dating and why Saudi Arabia's closest pals within the management grew to become the Saudi's worst enemies.
The actual purposes at the back of George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq and the way WMD turned the canopy for a far deeper game.
How the CIA miscalculated approximately Saddam Hussein's and Iran's actual plans, leaving the U.S. slowed down within the war.
How the conflict in Iraq begun with a ruse, pretending "target of opportunity" assault on Saddam Hussein had provided itself.
The actual tale approximately why the U.S. increases and lowers its alert prestige and why the USA can't locate and damage al Qaeda.
The strategic successes which are slowly major the us to victory
America's mystery conflict is an unparalleled examine the recent global conflict being waged behind-the-scenes at the present time. it's certain to stir debate and trap headlines round the world.
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America's Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between the United States and Its Enemies by George Friedman