Enemies Within

Enemies Within

Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and Bin Laden's Final Plot Against America

Book - 2013
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Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11 national security investigations, a breathtaking race to avert a second devastating terrorist attack on American soil. This book's shocking details about the tactics and activities of the NYPD will be headline news and reveal what it really takes to hunt down terrorists in America.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2013.
Edition: 1st Touchstone hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781476727936
1476727937
Branch Call Number: 363.235 APU
Characteristics: ix, 321 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Goldman, Adam

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SEBoiko
Oct 24, 2013

FBI Director Robert Mueller has made it clear that he was not interested picking a fight with a politically connected police chief over how to fight terrorism in the city that had seen the worst of it.

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SEBoiko
Oct 24, 2013

Once the government declares war on something - whether it be poverty, drugs, crime, or terrorism - the public quickly falls in line and supports it.

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SEBoiko
Oct 24, 2013

In the case of terrorism to wait for an indication of crime before investingating is to wait fat too long.

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SEBoiko
Oct 24, 2013

Since 9/11, more secrets than ever have been kept from Americans in the name of keeping them safe: a government of the people has inched toward becoming a government kept from the people.

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SEBoiko
Oct 24, 2013

There was nobody to conduct strategic analysis ....

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SEBoiko
Oct 24, 2013

Ai-Qaed's plan succeeded because the United States did not understand what it was seeing. It was a failure of analysis.

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Oct 24, 2013

The NYPD regarded houses of worship - and everyone who prayed there - as possible criminal organizations.

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Oct 24, 2013

The absence of a terrorist attack has been the silver-bullet argument for national security professionals for years.

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BookReviewer2015 Nov 08, 2014

An interesting work of investigative journalism.

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