Publisher description for Covertaction : the roots of terrorism / edited and with introductions by Ellen Ray and William H. Schaap ; produced by the Institute for Media Analysis, Inc.

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"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."ŚNoam Chomsky

This book includes some of the best investigative journalism from the authoritative Covert Action Quarterly magazine. 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.

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.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Terrorism, Terrorism Government policy United States, Intelligence service United States, Subversive activities United States, United States Foreign relations 20th century, United States Foreign relations 21st century