Blank Check: The Pentagon's Black Budget by Tim Weiner
Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning series of articles, this is a thorough, astonishing expose of the "Black Budget"a 36-billion-dollar cache used by the Pentagon to fund its own agenda of top-secret weapons and wars.
|Publisher:||Grand Central Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.65(d)|
About the Author
Tim Weiner is the author of five books. Legacy of Ashes, his history of the CIA, won the National Book Award. His journalism on secret government programs received the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. As a correspondent for The New York Times, he covered war and terrorism in Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Sudan, and other nations. He directs the Carey Institute's nonfiction residency program in upstate New York and teaches as an Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies at Princeton.