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The WikiLeaks files : the world according to US empire, introduction by Julian Assange

Label
The WikiLeaks files : the world according to US empire
Title
The WikiLeaks files
Title remainder
the world according to US empire
Statement of responsibility
introduction by Julian Assange
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Published in collaboration with 'WikiLeaks: What Cablegate Tells us about US Foreign Policy'. When 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 government and big business in promoting US goods around the world. 'The WikiLeaks Files' is the most comprehensive analysis of US State Department cables to date. The introduction by Julian Assange-- for the first time-- exposes the on-going debates on freedom of information, international surveillance and justice. Regional expert contributors include Dan Beeton, Phyllis Bennis, Michael Busch, Peter Certo, Conn Hallinan, Sarah Harrison, Richard Heydarian, Dahr Jamail, Jake Johnston, Alexander Main, Robert Naiman, Francis Njubi Nesbitt, Linda Pearson, Gareth Porter, Tim Shorrock, Russ Wellen, and Stephen Zunes"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.73009/051
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Assange, Julian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • WikiLeaks (Organization)
  • Official secrets
  • Government information
  • Leaks (Disclosure of information)
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The WikiLeaks files : the world according to US empire, introduction by Julian Assange
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [546]-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
614 pages
Isbn
9781781688748
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017220
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 175185
  • 5505894
Label
The WikiLeaks files : the world according to US empire, introduction by Julian Assange
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [546]-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
614 pages
Isbn
9781781688748
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017220
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 175185
  • 5505894

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