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Author Naylor, Sean, author.

Title Relentless strike [OverDrive electronic resource] : the secret history of Joint Special Operations Command / Sean Naylor.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, [2015]
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Summary "Since the attacks of September 11, one organization has been at the forefront of America's military response. Its efforts turned the tide against al-Qaida in Iraq, killed Bin Laden and Zarqawi, rescued Captain Phillips and captured Saddam Hussein. Its commander can direct cruise missile strikes from nuclear submarines and conduct special operations raids anywhere in the world. Relentless Strike tells the inside story of Joint Special Operations Command, the secret military organization that during the past decade has revolutionized counterterrorism, seamlessly fusing intelligence and operational skills to conduct famous and infamous missions. Because JSOC includes the military's most storied special operations units--Delta Force, SEAL Team 6, the 75th Ranger Regiment--as well as America's most secret aviation and intelligence units, this is their story, too.For the very first time, Relentless Strike reveals tension-drenched meetings in war rooms from the Pentagon to Iraq and special operations battles from the cabin of an MH-60 Black Hawk to the driver's seat of Delta Force's Pinzgauer as they approach their targets. Through exclusive interviews, reporter Sean Naylor uses his unique access to reveal how an organization designed in the 1980s for a very limited mission set transformed itself after 9/11 to become the military's premier weapon in the war against terrorism and how it continues to evolve today"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Author's Note -- Glossary -- Prologue -- Part I - The Ferrari in the Garage -- Part II - A New Era Dawns -- Part III - Building the Machine -- Part IV - A Global Campaign -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York St. Martin's Press 2015 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject United States. Joint Special Operations Command -- History.
Special operations (Military science) -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- United States -- History.
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Added Title Relentless strike, the secret history of JSOC
Secret history of Joint Special Operations Command
ISBN 9781466876224 (electronic bk.)
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