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Master of war : Blackwater USA's Erik Prince and the business of war / Suzanne Simons.

Simons, Suzanne. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library UB 148 .S54 2009 30538754 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061651359
  • ISBN: 0061651354
  • Physical Description: 279 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The prince -- Hell and high water -- The Blackwater project -- How to rent a war -- The bridge in Iraq -- Private air, private eye -- Under the gun -- September 16, 2007 -- The secretary and the prince -- Mission in Afghanistan -- The Blackwater behemoth -- The cost of business.
Summary, etc.:
The name Blackwater, the world's largest private military contractor, became infamous early in the Iraq War, when four of its men were murdered by a mob in Fallujah and hung from a bridge. Since then, Blackwater has expanded dramatically; its men have been involved in scandals, including a shooting spree in Iraq that caused the Iraqi government to blacklist the company. As author Suzanne Simons reveals in this first-ever inside look, based on extraordinary access to Blackwater founder Erik Prince, Blackwater is just the tip of Erik Prince's empire. The full story of Erik Prince and his now-crumbling empire is a story of one of the modern world's most influential military figures, and it has never been told. Prince shuns publicity except when absolutely necessary, to tamp down a scandal; but here, he has given Suzanne Simons hours of interviews; access to his staff; invitations to join him on trips to Afghanistan; and more.--From publisher description.
Subject: Prince, Erik, 1969-
Blackwater USA.
Businessmen > United States > Biography.
Private military companies > United States.
Mercenary troops > United States.
Mercenary troops > Middle East.
Iraq War, 2003- > Economic aspects.
Afghan War, 2001- > Economic aspects.

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Master of War : Blackwater USA's Erik Prince and the Business of War
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Table of Contents

Master of War : Blackwater USA's Erik Prince and the Business of War

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prologuep. 1
1The Princep. 7
2Hell and High Waterp. 27
3The Blackwater Projectp. 45
4How to Rent a Warp. 65
5The Bridge in Iraqp. 83
6Private Air, Private Eyep. 111
7Under the Gunp. 141
8September 16, 2007p. 175
9The Secretary and the Princep. 195
10Mission in Afghanistanp. 215
11The Blackwater Behemothp. 233
12The Cost of Businessp. 249
Acknowledgmentsp. 267
Indexp. 269

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