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Priest, Dana
Top secret America : the rise of the new American security state / Dana Priest and William M. Arkin
Alternate Title Rise of the new American security state
1st ed
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HV6432 .P73 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
National security -- United States
Internal security -- United States
Secret service -- United States
Intelligence service -- United States
Intelligence service -- Contracting out -- United States
Government contractors -- United States
Security sector -- United States -- Evaluation
Privatization -- United States -- Evaluation
Official secrets -- United States
Physical Description xxiv, 296 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Describes the enormous, top-secret, invisible universe created by the government after 9/11 and describes why the system in place to keep us safe may actually be putting us in greater danger
Contents Introduction: A perpetual state of yellow -- Top secret America -- All you need to know -- So help me God -- An alternative geography -- -- One nation, one map -- "Report suspicious activity" -- 007s -- The business card -- Managing the battlefield from a suburban sanctuary -- Dark matter -- Conclusion: Beyond the fear of 9/11
Alternate Author Arkin, William M

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