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An insider account of the shadowy world of private military contracting.
Simon Chase's life is a maze of burner phones, encrypted emails, secret meetings, and weaponryall devoted to executing missions too sensitive for government acknowledgment. Working for the CIA's Special Activities Division, the U.S. DoD, the U.S. State Department, and British government entities, Chase has been on the trail of Bin Laden in Afghanistan, protected U.S. Generals in Iraq, and been part of an operation directly related to the U.S. Consulate overrun in Benghazi. ZERO FOOTPRINT leads us through this dangerous and thrilling world and tells the true story of a private military contractor whose work forms the foundation for American security abroadespecially when U.S. and UK militaries, intelligence agencies, and departments of state need something done that they can'tor won'tdo themselves.
|Publisher:||Little, Brown and Company|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Simon Chase is the pen name of a former member of the elite Royal Marine Commandos. He was recruited into the British Special Forces, serving in the Special Boat Squadron (SBS). While there he carried out top secret missions around the world working alongside the CIA and DEA. More recently, he has worked with a close-knit team of U.S. Special Forces operatives to provide high-level protection and intervention services for individuals, corporations and governments all over the globe.
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations ix
Chapter 1 Qatar 3
Chapter 2 Romford 20
Chapter 3 Royal Marines/SBS 29
Chapter 4 Scimitar 46
Chapter 5 Afghanistan 56
Chapter 6 Osama bin Laden 70
Chapter 7 Tora Bora 83
Chapter 8 Gharo Chinech 99
Chapter 9 Brize Norton 114
Chapter 10 Pakistani Divorce Case 125
Chapter 11 Iraq 143
Chapter 12 Hollywood Intervention 162
Chapter 13 Syria 173
Chapter 14 Bulgaria 189
Chapter 15 Libya 208
Chapter 16 Benghazi 225
Chapter 17 Attack on the US Special Mission Compound 241
Chapter 18 The CIA Annex 258
Chapter 19 California 270
Chapter 20 Baghdad 283
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