Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Way of the Knife: The CIA’s Post-9/11 Move from Spying to Assassinations

In his new book, "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth," Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti tracks the transformation of the CIA and U.S. special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines in the world's dark spaces: the new American way of war.

The book's revelations include disclosing that the Pakistani government agreed to allow the drone attacks in return for the CIA's assassination of Pakistani militant Nek Muhammad, who was not even a target of the United States.

[includes rush transcript]

http://m.democracynow.org/stories/13574

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