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    Objective Troy tells the gripping and unsettling story of Anwar al Awlaki the once celebrated American imam who called for moderation after 911 a man who ultimately directed his outsized talents to the mass murder of his fellow citizens It follows Barack Obama’s campaign against the excesses of the Bush counterterrorism programs and his eventual embrace of the targeted killing of suspected militants And it recounts how the president directed the mammoth machinery of spy agencies to hunt Awlaki down in a frantic multi million dollar pursuit that woul. A very tricky subject handled uite brilliantly Scott Shane has written an interesting and accessible story about the links between the current Obama administration the use of drones in hunting down terrorists both domestic and international and the origins of many of USA s foreign policies regarding both the Middle East and Assassinations Hard to put down and highly enjoyable from start to finish Where I’m Calling From of Anwar al Awlaki the The Accidental Activist once celebrated American imam who called for moderation after 911 a man who ultimately directed his Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions outsized talents to the mass murder Brenda has a dragon in her blood of his fellow citizens It follows Barack Obama’s campaign against the excesses Divan Of Rudaki of the Bush counterterrorism programs and his eventual embrace Choice Stories for Children of the targeted killing Öbür Divan of suspected militants And it recounts how the president directed the mammoth machinery Summary of Homo Deus of spy agencies to hunt Awlaki down in a frantic multi million dollar pursuit that woul. A very tricky subject handled uite brilliantly Scott Shane has written an interesting and accessible story about the links between the current Obama administration the use Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of drones in hunting down terrorists both domestic and international and the The Teams Milking Cow origins A Wolfs Desire Reluctant Mates of many Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of USA s foreign policies regarding both the Middle East and Assassinations Hard to put down and highly enjoyable from start to finish

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D end with the death of Awlaki by a bizarre robotic technology that is changing warfare the drone       Scott Shane who has covered terrorism for The New York Times over the last decade weaves the clash between president and terrorist into both a riveting narrative and a deeply human account of the defining conflict of our era Awlaki who directed a plot that almost derailed Obama’s presidency and then taunted him from his desert hideouts will go down in history as the first United States citizen deliberately hunted and assassinated by his own governm. The author should read Dirty Wars and reconsider his premise Just because Washington tells you it s so doesn t mean it is There is no proof that Al Awlaki had involvement in terrorist activity

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Ent without trial But his elouent calls to jihad amplified by YouTube continue to lure young Westerners into terrorism resulting in tragedies from the Boston marathon bombing to the murder of cartoonists at a Paris weekly Awlaki’s life and death show how profoundly America has been changed by the threat of terrorism and by our own fears       Illuminating and provocative and based on years of in depth reporting Objective Troy is a brilliant reckoning with the moral challenge of terrorism and a masterful chronicle of our times From the Hardcover editi. This detailed but accessible book accounts for the rise to prominence and radicalization of Anwar al Awlaki His message became central to many of the terror plots between 911 and the rise of the Islamic State and those seeking a better understanding of his story should look here Shane uses a compelling narrative style to paint a picture of the troubled imam who went from the moderate cleric interviewed extensively after 911 to the main terrorist threat to America The author uses first hand accounts to establish the course of this change and where information is scarce present the reader with what s available and lets them decide for themselves what seems most plausible When discussing the complex and politically charged issues of drone strikes and Obama s foreign policy Shane takes a nuanced view appropriate to the material He describes the fundamental pros and cons of drones as a national security tool and does a good job of keeping his opinions out of the narrative In all the book is a good primer on radicalism and AAP It s written to appeal to a broad audience who are interested in national security matters and warrants a read by anyone who wants an overview of al Awlaki s life and times


10 thoughts on “Objective Troy

  1. says:

    Scott Shane is a New York Times national security reporter whose new book OBJECTIVE TROY explores the evolution of the American use of unmanned aerial vehicles drones as its main weapon to counter Islamic terrorism After invading Afghanistan and Ira and having both incursions turn out poorly the Obama administration came into offic

  2. says:

    A very tricky subject handled uite brilliantly Scott Shane has written an interesting and accessible story about the links

  3. says:

    July 2016 I really wanted to get back and give this a comprehensive review even though by now I have forgotten a lot of what I wanted to sayI have to get my thoughts together on this one I listened to it rather than read it so I can't uote and don't have notes as I was driving But it deserves a thoughtful review It's changed my thinking on

  4. says:

    The author should read Dirty Wars and reconsider his premise Just because Washington tells you it's so doesn't mean it is There is no proof that Al Awlaki had involvement in terrorist activity

  5. says:

    The title of this book is insufficiently descriptive; what this book really is is the first full length biography of Anwar al Awlaki the American AAP operative media personality and first American ever to be deliberately killed by a Predator dr

  6. says:

    This book was excellent on many levels Its’ an examination of two areas the American Muslim Anwar al Awlaki and the decision to use drones to kill him in YemenLet us first examine the tragic life story of Awlaki He was born in the US but his parents came from Yemen His father got an engineering degree in the US and wanted his son to follow in his footsteps – getting a degree and then possibly re locate to Yemen an

  7. says:

    5 starsAn absolutely fascinating book that adds a lot of context to a significant amount of news we’ve heard since September 11 2001 regarding the Global War on Terror More specifically it’s a detailed examination of two men set on a collision course The man who would be President Barrack Obama and the first citizen of the Uni

  8. says:

    This detailed but accessible book accounts for the rise to prominence and radicalization of Anwar al Awlaki His me

  9. says:

    In the wrong hands a book with this kind of subject matter can become a pulpit for someone on either extreme side of the political aisle Fortunately Scott Shane leaves it to the reader to determine where they stand on the issue of drone warfare in general and the targeted killing of an American in particular Shane provides a sense of where he

  10. says:

    Shane did a thoughtful and methodical job of showing how Al Alwaki became radicalized and then carefully explained the Obama administration's actions while trying to adhere to constitutional legality all the missteps ill thought decisions and failed jokes in awkward press conferences leading to the assassination of an American citizen whose right to a trial was not honored and a precedent we need to confront Shane isn

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