The Resource Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army], Jeremy Scahill, (eaudio)

Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army], Jeremy Scahill, (eaudio)

Label
Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army]
Title
Blackwater
Title remainder
the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army]
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Scahill
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A largely untold facet of the war on terror is the widespread outsourcing of military tasks to private mercenary companies. Accountable neither to the citizenry nor to standard military legal codes, these largely unregulated corporate armies are being entrusted with ever-greater responsibilities on behalf of the nation. Meet Blackwater USA, the world's most secretive, powerful, and fastest growing private army on the planet. Founded by fundamentalist Christian megamillionaire Erik Prince, the scion of a conservative dynasty that bankrolls extreme-right-wing causes, this company of soldiers is now being sent "to the front lines of a global battle, waged largely on Muslim lands, that an evangelical President whom Prince helped put in the White House has boldly defined as a 'crusade'." Ranging from the blood-soaked streets of Fallujah to Washington, D.C., where they are hailed as heroes, this is the dark story of Blackwater's rise to power
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technical information on music
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Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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CtWfDGI
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Scahill, Jeremy
Dewey number
355.3/540973
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LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.S322 2011eb
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Tom Weiner
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  • Weiner, Tom
  • NC Live RBDigital
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
  • OneClick Digital (Firm)
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  • Blackwater USA
  • Fallujah, Battle of, Fallūjah, Iraq, 2004
  • Mercenary troops
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Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army], Jeremy Scahill, (eaudio)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen (viewed February 22, 2012)
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (14 hr., 32 min.)
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unknown
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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9781433242373
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digital.
Publisher number
Z100014004
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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rbz100014004
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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Label
Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army], Jeremy Scahill, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen (viewed February 22, 2012)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (14 hr., 32 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433242373
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z100014004
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbz100014004
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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