The wikileaks files : The World According to U.S. Empire. / WikiLeaks.
- ISBN: 9781781689448 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
Published in collaboration with WikiLeaks: What Cablegate tells us about US foreign policyWhen WikiLeaks first came to prominence in 2010 by releasing 2,325,961 top-secret State Department cables, the world saw for the first time what the US really thought about national leaders, friendly dictators and supposed allies. It also discovered the dark truths of national policies, human rights violations, covert operations and cover-ups. The WikiLeaks Files is the first volume that uses experts to collate the most important cables and shows their historic importance. The book explores in a series of chapters covering the major regions of the world how the US Empire has imposed its will. It reveals how the US imposes its agenda on the world: a new form of imperialism that uses a variety of tactics from torture and military action, to trade deals and "soft power," in order to expand its influence. It shows the details of the close relationship between...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Verso, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 906 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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