Covert Action: The Roots of Terrorism
by Ellen Ray, William Schaap (editors)
AVAILABILITY: Readily available
Publication Date: September 2003
Publisher: Ocean Press
Binding: Trade Paper
Topics: TERRORISM; INTELLIGENCE SERVICE_UNITED STATES; SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES; TERRORISM_UNITED STATES; UNITED STATES_FOREIGN RELATIONS_20TH CENTURY; UNITED STATES_FOREIGN RELATIONS_21ST CENTURY
Description: This book includes some of the best investigative journalism from the authoritative Covert Action Quarterlymagazine. The editors present a comprehensive examination of U.S. interventions from Africa, Central America, Panama and Kosovo to Iraq and Afghanistan, offering an essential background to the "war against terrorism" today.
Covert Action has been the most authoritative international magazine in its field. This book brings together a selection of key articles from the magazine presenting a comprehensive background to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the current 'war on terrorism.' Contributors include Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Edward Herman, Phillip Agee, William Blum, Jack Colhoun, Israel Shahak, Ramsey Clark and many others.
Ellen Ray and William H. Schaap were founding editors of Covert Action Quarterly, the multiple award winner of "Project Censored" prizes for its decades of groundbreaking reporting on intelligence matters.
Review(s): "These essays could hardly be more timely, or more informative, and cannot be ignored by those who hope to gain a serious understanding of what is unfolding today." - Noam Chomsky