Operation dark heart : spycraft and special ops on the frontlines of Afghanistan-- and the path to victory / Anthony Shaffer.
- Other Title:
- Spycraft and special ops on the frontlines of Afghanistan, and the path to victory
- 1st ed.
- New York : Thomas Dunne Books, c2010.
xv, 299 p. ; 25 cm.
- Shaffer, Anthony, 1962-.
Afghan War, 2001 -- -Personal narratives, American.
Afghan War, 2001 -- -Secret service -- United States.
Afghan War, 2001 -- -Military intelligence.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Defense Intelligence Agency.
Espionage -- Afghanistan.
Special operations (Military science) -- Afghanistan.
- Shaffer delivers an exciting, eyewitness account of fighting terrorism in Afghanistan using the military's most cutting-edge espionage tactics. Just before St. Martin's Press release of the book, The Department of Defense and the Defense Intelligence Agency, demanded the author and the publisher produce the book for review. They, and and "other interested U.S. intelligence agencies" met with the author to review changes and redactions that they required be made, before the book could be published, in order to "not damage our national security, harm our troops, or harm U.S. military intelligence efforts or assets." Thus, there are are sections with redactions in the final book.
- Includes index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
- Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
- 9780312612177 (alk. paper)
0312612176 (alk. paper)
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