9781594202452

Watchers : The Rise of America's Surveillance State

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594202452

  • ISBN10:

    1594202451

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/18/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The
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Summary

Using exclusive access to key insiders, Harris charts the rise of America's surveillance state over the past 25 years and highlights a dangerous paradox: The government's strategy has made it harder to catch terrorists and easier to spy on civilians.

Author Biography

Shane Harris writes about electronic surveillance, intelligence, and counterterrorism for National Journal in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Prologuep. 9
First Strikep. 15
Knowledge is Powerp. 27
And he shall Purifyp. 36
Unodirp. 50
A Constant tensionp. 71
The Genoa Projectp. 81
The next Generationp. 95
The China Experimentp. 104
Able Dangerp. 115
"You Guys Will Go to Jail"p. 129
Echop. 139
A New Manhattan Projectp. 144
The Bagp. 155
All Hands on Deckp. 172
Call to Armsp. 184
Feed the Bagp. 199
Ships Passing in the Nightp. 210
Full Steam Aheadp. 214
The Unravelingp. 230
Going Blackp. 236
Basketballp. 251
Resurrectionp. 254
The Breakthroughp. 264
Exposedp. 271
Reasonable Beliefsp. 282
Betrayalp. 290
Bojinka IIp. 302
Inherit the Windsp. 325
Ascensionp. 322
Renegadep. 344
Epiloguep. 357
Acknowledgmentsp. 367
Notesp. 369
Indexp. 403
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