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The Resource The road to 9/11 : wealth, empire, and the future of America, Peter Dale Scott

The road to 9/11 : wealth, empire, and the future of America, Peter Dale Scott

Label
The road to 9/11 : wealth, empire, and the future of America
Title
The road to 9/11
Title remainder
wealth, empire, and the future of America
Statement of responsibility
Peter Dale Scott
Title variation
Road to nine eleven
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is an ambitious, meticulous examination of how U.S. foreign policy since the 1960s has led to partial or total cover-ups of past domestic criminal acts, including, perhaps, the catastrophe of 9/11. Peter Dale Scott, whose previous books have investigated CIA involvement in southeast Asia, the drug wars, and the Kennedy assassination, here probes how the policies of presidents since Nixon have augmented the tangled bases for the 2001 terrorist attack. Scott shows how America's expansion into the world since World War II has led to momentous secret decision making at high levels. He demonstrates how these decisions by small cliques are responsive to the agendas of private wealth at the expense of the public, of the democratic state, and of civil society. He shows how, in implementing these agendas, U.S. intelligence agencies have become involved with terrorist groups they once backed and helped create, including al Qaeda
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.931
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
  • JK468.S4
  • JK468.S4
LC item number
  • S36 2007
  • S36 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The road to 9/11 : wealth, empire, and the future of America, Peter Dale Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-403) and index
Contents
Nixon, Kissinger, and the decline of the public state -- The pivotal presidency : Ford, Rumsfeld, and Cheney -- Brzezinski, oil, and Afghanistan -- Carter's surrender to the Rockefellers on Iran -- Casey, the republican countersurprise, and the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, 1980 -- Afghanistan and the origins of al Qaeda -- The Al-Kifah Center, al Qaeda, and the U.S. Government, 1988-98 -- The Pre-9/11 cover-up of Ali Mohamed and al Qaeda -- Al Qaeda, the U.S. establishment, and oil -- Parallel structures and plans for continuity of government -- The 9/11 Commission report and Vice President Cheney -- The 9/11 Commission report's and Cheney's deceptions about 9/11 -- Cheney, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and continuity of government
Control code
124074947
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 423 p.
Isbn
9780520258716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007018905
System control number
(OCoLC)124074947
Label
The road to 9/11 : wealth, empire, and the future of America, Peter Dale Scott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-403) and index
Contents
Nixon, Kissinger, and the decline of the public state -- The pivotal presidency : Ford, Rumsfeld, and Cheney -- Brzezinski, oil, and Afghanistan -- Carter's surrender to the Rockefellers on Iran -- Casey, the republican countersurprise, and the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, 1980 -- Afghanistan and the origins of al Qaeda -- The Al-Kifah Center, al Qaeda, and the U.S. Government, 1988-98 -- The Pre-9/11 cover-up of Ali Mohamed and al Qaeda -- Al Qaeda, the U.S. establishment, and oil -- Parallel structures and plans for continuity of government -- The 9/11 Commission report and Vice President Cheney -- The 9/11 Commission report's and Cheney's deceptions about 9/11 -- Cheney, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and continuity of government
Control code
124074947
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 423 p.
Isbn
9780520258716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007018905
System control number
(OCoLC)124074947

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