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By George Friedman
THE STARTLING fact at the back of AMERICA'S international coverage AND struggle attempt IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, AND BEYOND--FROM THE founding father of the corporate DUBBED via BARRON'S AS "THE SHADOW CIA"
Dubbed by way of Barron’s as “The Shadow CIA,” George Friedman’s worldwide intelligence corporation, Stratfor, has supplied research to Fortune 500 businesses, information shops, or even the U.S. executive. Now Friedman gives you the geopolitical tale that the mainstream media has been not able to discover — the startling fact at the back of America’s overseas coverage and struggle attempt in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond.
Stratfor, one of many world’s most beneficial inner most international intelligence companies, has an unrivaled skill to supply transparent standpoint at the present geopolitical map. In AMERICA’S mystery battle, George Friedman identifies the U.S.’ most threatening enemies, delves into presidential options of the final zone century, and divulges the true purposes in the back of the assault of 9/11—and the Bush administration’s motivation for the conflict in Iraq. It describes in eye-opening element America’s covert and overt efforts within the worldwide conflict opposed to terrorism: not just are U.S. armies in strive against on each continent, yet considering the fact that Sept. 11 the intelligence companies of dozens of countries were working in shut partnership with the CIA.
Drawing on Stratfor’s monstrous information-gathering community, Friedman provides an insightful photograph of today’s global that is going a long way past what's pronounced on tv and in different information media.
Al Qaeda’s conflict plans and the way they resulted in 9/11
The possibility of a suitcase nuclear bomb in long island and the way that modified the process the war.
The deal the U.S. made with Russia and Iran which made the invasion of Afghanistan attainable – and the way these offers impact the U.S. today.
How worry and suspicion of the Saudis after September 11 tore aside the Bush-Saudi courting and why Saudi Arabia’s closest associates within the management turned the Saudi’s worst enemies.
The actual purposes at the back of George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq and the way WMD grew to become the canopy for a far deeper game.
How the CIA miscalculated approximately Saddam Hussein’s and Iran’s genuine plans, leaving the U.S. slowed down within the war.
How the conflict in Iraq started with a ruse, pretending “target of chance” assault on Saddam Hussein had provided itself.
The actual tale approximately why the U.S. increases and lowers its alert prestige and why the U.S. can’t locate and damage al Qaeda.
The strategic successes which are slowly best the U.S. to victory
AMERICA’S mystery conflict is an unheard of examine the hot global struggle being waged behind-the-scenes at the present time. it's certain to stir debate and trap headlines round the world.
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