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Annie Jacobsen is a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist and the New York Times bestselling author of AREA 51, OPERATION PAPERCLIP, THE PENTAGON'S BRAIN, PHENOMENA—and SURPRISE, KILL, VANISH, paperback out July 7, 2020. She also writes and produces TV (Tom Clancy's JACK RYAN) and the forthcoming PHENOMENA (Amblin/Blumhouse), a dramatic series based on her book PHENOMENA. A graduate of Princeton University, Annie lives in Los Angeles with her husband Kevin and their two sons.
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Surprise, Kill, Vanish
The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins
Annie Jacobsen - 2020-07-07
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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's BrainSince 1947, domestic and foreign assassinations have been executed under the CIA-led covert action operations team. Before that time, responsibility for taking out America...
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Operation Paperclip
The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America
Annie Jacobsen - 2015-01-20 (first published in 2014)
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The explosive story of America's secret post-WWII science programs, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions, including what to do with the Third Reich's scientific minds. These were the brains behind the Nazis' once-indomitable war machine. So be...
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First Platoon
A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance
Annie Jacobsen - 2021-01-12
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An urgent investigation into warfare, good, and evil in the age of biometrics, the technology that would allow the government to identify anyone, anywhere, at any time This is a story that starts off close and goes very big. The initial part of the story might sound familiar at first: It is about a platoon of mostly nineteen-year-old boys sent to A...
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Pentagon'un Beyni
Annie Jacobsen - 2018-01-01
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Paperback. 13,50 / 21,00 cm. In Turkish. 480 p. New York Times ‘bestseller'i Area 51'in yazarindan, ABD Savunma Bakanligi Ileri Arastirma Projeleri Ajansi'nin (DARPA) eksiksiz tarihini anlatan, Pulitzer Ödülü Finalisti bir kitap. Savunma Bakanligi'nin en gizli, en güçlü ve de en tartismali askerî arastirma ve gelistirme teskilatinin tarihçesini kim...
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The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis
Annie Jacobsen - 2018-01-30
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The definitive history of the military's decades-long investigation into mental powers and phenomena, from the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain and international bestseller Area 51This is a book about a team of scientists and psychics with top secret clearances.For more than forty years, the U.S. government has researched extr...
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The Pentagon's Brain
An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
Annie Jacobsen - 2016-06-07 (first published in 2015)
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and the definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51 No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science R&D agency. In the first-ever hi...
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Terror in the Skies
Why 9/11 Could Happen Again
Annie Jacobsen - 2008-12-30 (first published in 2005)
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On June 29, 2004, journalist Annie Jacobsen, traveling with her family on Northwest Airlines flight 327, witnessed what she believed was a terrorist ?dry run.? The blogosphere quickly made world news of Jacobsen's article on her terrifying experience, launching her on a year-long investigation. In Terror in the Skies, Jacobsen tells, for the first ...
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Area 51
An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
Annie Jacobsen - 2012-05-01
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It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn’t exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada’s desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but Area 51 has captivated imaginations for decades.Myths and hypotheses about Area 51 have long abounded, thanks to the intense secrec...