The Resource 88 days to Kandahar : a CIA diary, Robert L. Grenier

88 days to Kandahar : a CIA diary, Robert L. Grenier

Label
88 days to Kandahar : a CIA diary
Title
88 days to Kandahar
Title remainder
a CIA diary
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Grenier
Title variation
Eighty eight days to Kandahar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The director of the American-Afghan war describes how he orchestrated the defeat of the Taliban in the region by forging separate alliances with warlords, Taliban dissidents, and the Pakistani intelligence service
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grenier, Robert
Dewey number
958.104/78
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.413
LC item number
.G75 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grenier, Robert
  • United States
  • United States
  • Taliban
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Intelligence officers
  • Taliban
  • Afghanistan
  • Pakistan
  • United States
Label
88 days to Kandahar : a CIA diary, Robert L. Grenier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Inflection point. The plan ; The subversive -- The road to war : Pakistan, the Taliban, and al-Qa'ida. The best of times ; Warnings and forebodings ; Romancing the Taliban ; The war that never was ; The outlier ; Countdown -- The first American-Afghan War. Non-negotiable demands ; Charting the course ; Perfidious Albion ; A dip in the shark tank ; Vox clamantis ; A fall from grace ; The wages of sin ; Son of kings ; No return ; Son of the lion ; "As flies to wanton boys ..." ; The ambush ; Dress rehearsal ; Nuclear nightmares ; The prodigal ; Enemies without, enemies within ; Salvation ; Entering the rapids ; Cataract ; A wilderness of mirrors; Redemption and vindication ; Serendipity to inevitability ; Earthly rewards ; Badlands ; Twin reprieves ; The convergence ; The escape -- Pakistan, Al-Qa'ida, and the wider war. The czar ; Distraction in the east ; Days of hope and promise ; The poet ; The public and the personal ; The reckoning ; The sage ; Flirting with Armageddon -- Once and future wars. Premonitions ; The unraveling ; Acceptance
Control code
ocn883146698
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 443 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476712079
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024595187
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)883146698
Label
88 days to Kandahar : a CIA diary, Robert L. Grenier
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Inflection point. The plan ; The subversive -- The road to war : Pakistan, the Taliban, and al-Qa'ida. The best of times ; Warnings and forebodings ; Romancing the Taliban ; The war that never was ; The outlier ; Countdown -- The first American-Afghan War. Non-negotiable demands ; Charting the course ; Perfidious Albion ; A dip in the shark tank ; Vox clamantis ; A fall from grace ; The wages of sin ; Son of kings ; No return ; Son of the lion ; "As flies to wanton boys ..." ; The ambush ; Dress rehearsal ; Nuclear nightmares ; The prodigal ; Enemies without, enemies within ; Salvation ; Entering the rapids ; Cataract ; A wilderness of mirrors; Redemption and vindication ; Serendipity to inevitability ; Earthly rewards ; Badlands ; Twin reprieves ; The convergence ; The escape -- Pakistan, Al-Qa'ida, and the wider war. The czar ; Distraction in the east ; Days of hope and promise ; The poet ; The public and the personal ; The reckoning ; The sage ; Flirting with Armageddon -- Once and future wars. Premonitions ; The unraveling ; Acceptance
Control code
ocn883146698
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 443 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476712079
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024595187
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)883146698

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