Killing Pablo

Die Jagd auf Pablo Escobar, Kolumbiens Drogenbaron

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: eBook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827078903

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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1992 rief der Präsident Kolumbiens die Amerikaner gegen den mächtigsten Staatsfeind des Landes zu Hilfe: Pablo Escobar hatte mit seinen Kokainmilliarden und seinen Killerkommandos das Land an den Rand des Chaos gebracht. Mark Bowden schildert in seinem atemberaubenden Bericht die Jagd einer Spezialeinheit des amerikanischen Militärs auf einen der »größten Verbrecher der Welt«. Dabei stützt er sich auf Interviews mit Beteiligten und auf Hunderte von Seiten geheimdienstlicher Dokumente, darunter die Mitschriften von Escobars abgehörten Telefongesprächen.
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Killing Pablo

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd

ISBN: 1848872674

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

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The bestselling blockbusting story of how American Special Forces hunted down and assassinated the head of the world's biggest cocaine cartel. Killing Pablo charts the rise and spectacular fall of the Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, the richest and most powerful criminal in history. The book exposes the massive illegal operation by covert US Special Forces and intelligence services to hunt down and assassinate Escobar. Killing Pablo combines the heart-stopping energy of a Tom Clancy techno-thriller and the stunning detail of award-winning investigative journalism. It is the most dramatic and detailed and account ever published of America's dirtiest clandestine war.
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Killing Pablo

die Jagd auf Pablo Escobar, Kolumbiens Drogenbaron

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783833300868

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Page: 397

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Killing Pablo

Author: Dogukan Akbulut

Publisher: koton.ltde book

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Killing Pablo charts the rise and spectacular fall of the Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, the richest and most powerful criminal in history. The book exposes the massive illegal operation by covert US Special Forces and intelligence services to hunt down and assassinate Escobar. Killing Pablo combines the heart-stopping energy of a Tom Clancy techno-thriller and the stunning detail of award-winning investigative journalism. It is the most dramatic and detailed and account ever published of America's dirtiest clandestine war.
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Killing Pablo Escobar : jakten på världens mäktigaste brottsling

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: Bookmark Förlag

ISBN: 9188171469

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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Aldrig har en sann historia känts så mycket som en spänningsroman. Pablo Escobar var knarkkungen vars kriminella kokainimperium höll en hel nation som gisslan; ett skräckvälde som endast kunde få ett slut med Escobars död. I en intensiv och närgången berättelse avslöjar den prisbelönte journalisten Mark Bowden detaljerna om den amerikanska operationens sexton månader långa jakt på den colombianske drogkungen. Genom intervjuer med soldater, fältagenter och ämbetsmän, och med hjälp av sin insyn i topphemliga dokument och transkriptioner av Escobars telefonsamtal, skapar Bowden en gripande dokumentär berättelse. Killing Pablo Escobar har utnämnts till bästa faktabok av Overseas Press Club. Escobars liv har även aktualiserats i den populära Netflix-serien Narcos. En psykotisk safari. Daily Mail Ett mästerverk inom undersökande journalistik. The Times Mäktigt skriven och bra research. Independent on Sunday
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Killing Pablo

Author: Hector Akcan

Publisher: ares books

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Killing Pablo charts the rise and spectacular fall of the Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, the richest and most powerful criminal in history. The book exposes the massive illegal operation by covert US Special Forces and intelligence services to hunt down and assassinate Escobar. Killing Pablo combines the heart-stopping energy of a Tom Clancy techno-thriller and the stunning detail of award-winning investigative journalism. It is the most dramatic and detailed and account ever published of America's dirtiest clandestine war.
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Ich liebte Pablo und hasste Escobar

Ein Gangster, eine Diva und die wahre Geschichte einer unmöglichen Liebe

Author: Virginia Vallejo

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732549518

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 492

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Virginia Vallejo ist auf dem Höhepunkt ihrer Fernsehkarriere, als sie Pablo Escobar kennenlernt. Der Drogenbaron bemüht sich gerade um einen Sitz im kolumbianischen Parlament, und Virginia unterstützt seine Ambitionen durch TV-Berichte. Zwischen der glamourösen Fernsehmoderatorin und dem verheirateten Schwerverbrecher entwickelt sich eine Liebesaffäre im Mahlstrom aus Dschungel, Koks und High Society. Virginia erlebt fünf Jahre lang die Machenschaften der Kartelle hautnah mit und blickt ins Zentrum des Narco-Terrorismus, bis sie sich für immer von Escobar verabschieden muss ...
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Killer Elite

America's Most Secret Soldiers

Author: Michael Smith

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1908059060

Category: History

Page: 352

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The first book about SEAL Team Six and Bin Laden America's most secret Special Forces unit does not even have a name. Formed as the 'Intelligence Support Activity', it has had a succession of innocuous titles to hide its ferocious purpose. It exists to 'undertake activities only when other intelligence or operational support elements are unavailable or inappropriate'. Translated from Pentagon-speak, this means operating undercover in the world's most dangerous places, penetrating enemy organizations including Al Qa'eda, Hamas and Islamic Jihad. 'The Activity' combines the spy work of the CIA with the commando/SAS role of the Green Berets. It not only provides the intelligence on the ground - it translates it into 'direct action'. This is the unit that located Saddam Hussein, and recently led the intelligence operation that found and killed Osama Bin Laden. This is the untold story behind the world's most secret Special Operations organisation.
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Killing Osama

Der geheime Krieg des Barack Obama

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827076366

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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Durch seinen einzigartigen Zugang zu höchsten Vertretern der US-Regierung und der Sicherheitsbehörden und auf der Grundlage bisher unbekannter Quellen schildert Bowden Amerikas Kampf gegen den Terror als Duell zweier Männer: dem Terrorfürst Bin Laden, der in seinem pakistanischen Versteck in eine zunehmend verzweifelte Lage gerät, und dem Präsidenten, der seine Chance wittert, im Krieg gegen den Terror die entscheidende Schlacht zu gewinnen. Eine brillant geschriebene Enthüllungsreportage – und ein Politthriller ersten Ranges.
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From Pablo to Osama

Trafficking and Terrorist Networks, Government Bureaucracies, and Competitive Adaptation

Author: Michael Kenney

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 0271045310

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 293

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From Pablo to Osama is a comparative study of Colombian drug-smuggling enterprises, terrorist networks (including al Qaeda), and the law enforcement agencies that seek to dismantle them. Drawing on a wealth of research materials, including interviews with former drug traffickers and other hard-to-reach informants, Michael Kenney explores how drug traffickers, terrorists, and government officials gather, analyze, and apply knowledge and experience. The analysis reveals that the resilience of the Colombian drug trade and Islamist extremism in wars on drugs and terrorism stems partly from the ability of illicit enterprises to change their activities in response to practical experience and technical information, store this knowledge in practices and procedures, and select and retain routines that produce satisfactory results. Traffickers and terrorists "learn," building skills, improving practices, and becoming increasingly difficult for state authorities to eliminate. The book concludes by exploring theoretical and policy implications, suggesting that success in wars on drugs and terrorism depends less on fighting illicit networks with government intelligence and more on conquering competency traps--traps that compel policy makers to exploit militarized enforcement strategies repeatedly without questioning whether these programs are capable of producing the intended results.
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The Mammoth Book of Drug Barons

Author: Paul Copperwaite

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1849015422

Category: True Crime

Page: 512

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The rise - and fall - of the outlaw lords of the drug world, from the Cali Cartel, the richest, most powerful crime syndicate in history, to Britain's biggest drug baron, Curtis 'Cocky' Warren and the 'Essex Triple Murders'. From freewheeling cannabis operations to the lethal 'heaviness' of organized crime, the doings of the dealers, bouncers, bagmen and 'taxmen' - those crazy enough to extort money from drug dealers - of a ruthlessly violent underworld. Here you will find an account of the pursuit and capture of 'Mr Nice', Howard Marks (along with the complementary recollections of Mrs Marks), the story of the hunt for Pablo Escobar and an in-depth piece on cocaine production deep in the Colombian interior. This is the no-holds-barred, inside story of drug trafficking, from the Golden Triangle to the Golden Gate and from Spain's Costa del Crime to the future of conflict and prohibition with its fresh cast of Afghan warlords and central European gangsters. It examines how and why things go wrong, and the price which is paid when they do.
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Die Entschädigung

Thriller

Author: Lee Vance

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827072697

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Peter Tyle hat Erfolg an der Wallstreet und Glück in der Liebe. Doch alles bricht über ihm zusammen, als seine Frau ermordet und er zum Hauptverdächtigen wird. Auf der Suche nach dem Mörder findet er sich in Moskau wieder, zwischen den Fronten von Pharmakonzernen und der russischen Mafia. Viel Zeit hat er nicht. Die Polizei ist ihm dicht auf den Fersen.
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Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes]

Author: Nancy E. Marion,Willard M. Oliver

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610695968

Category: Political Science

Page: 1163

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Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades
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Love and Death in Silicon Valley

Author: Joseph D. McNamara

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469176556

Category: Fiction

Page: 243

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In booming high tech Silicon Valley, Sheriff Rusty Carter loses interest in police work when his wife dies of cancer. After he retires, the Sureos gang, for unknown reasons, almost succeeds in murdering Rusty, who kills two gang-bangers in self-defense. Rusty turns to his former Department for help only to fi nd that the Sheriff s Department may be complicit. And a sleazy D.A. may be about to indict him for murder. As if that isnt enough, its also not clear to Rusty whether or not a young, hot, sexy female lieutenant heading the Homicide Squad wants to bed him or put him on death row in San Quentin. Aware that he and his closet friends are in danger of assassination by the gangs, Rusty turns to his former allies in the FBI and the DEA. They inform him that Mexican Drug Cartels and the local Sureos have put out a contract on him. They advise him to disappear. But Rusty isnt about to be run out of town by gangsters. Working to fi nd out who has marked him for death and why, the ex-sheriff finds himself pondering preemptive strikes against his powerful enemies. Whack them before they whack you!
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Chronik eines angekündigten Todes

Roman

Author: Gabriel García Márquez

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 346230674X

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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In einem Dorf an der kolumbianischen Karibikküste feiert Bayardo San Roman seine Hochzeit. Ein prunkvolles Fest wird gefeiert, und dass die Braut den Bräutigam nicht liebt, scheint ein unwesentliches Detail, denn „Liebe erlernt sich“. Doch auf das Fest folgt der Skandal. Angela Vicario, die schöne Braut, wird noch in der Nacht von ihrem Ehemann ins Elternhaus zurückgebracht; sie war nicht mehr unberührt. Angela offenbart den Namen des angeblichen Täters, und mit Fleischermessern bewaffnet ziehen ihre Zwillingsbrüder los, um die Tat zu sühnen, das heißt, den Verführer zu töten. Das ganze Dorf erfährt von ihrer bitteren Pflicht. Jeder weiß, dass hier Vorurteile eine sinnlose Tat auslösen, doch niemand schreitet ein. Jahre später befragt der Ich-Erzähler alle Zeugen und rekonstruiert den Ablauf des tragischen Geschehens, die wenigen Stunden von der Ankündigung bis zur Ausführung des grausamen Verbrechens.
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ZeroZeroZero

Wie Kokain die Welt beherrscht

Author: Roberto Saviano

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446245782

Category: Political Science

Page: 480

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Sieben Jahre nach dem Welterfolg von "Gomorrha" legt Roberto Saviano nun eine bahnbrechende Reportage über Kokain vor. Millionen Menschen sind abhängig von der Droge, weltweit und quer durch alle Gesellschaftsschichten. Allein in Deutschland liegen die Zahlen bei knapp einer Million. Die geheimen Geldströme, die das "weiße Erdöl" entfesselt, destabilisieren mittlerweile ganze Wirtschaftssysteme. Saviano, der Zugang zu den brisantesten Quellen hat, lässt die unterschiedlichsten Betroffenen zu Wort kommen: den Pusher, den infiltrierten Agenten, die Schönheitskönigin, den Broker. Ein alarmierendes Buch von grandioser Wucht, das zum ersten Mal das Phänomen in seiner ganzen Breite aufzeigt und einen Appell an die Öffentlichkeit richtet – weil Kokain uns alle angeht.
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United States Special Operations Forces

Author: David Tucker,Christopher J. Lamb

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231506899

Category: Political Science

Page: 312

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In October and November of 2001, small numbers of soldiers from the Army Special Forces entered Afghanistan, linked up with elements of the Northern Alliance (an assortment of Afghanis opposed to the Taliban), and, in a remarkably short period of time, destroyed the Taliban regime. Trained to work with indigenous forces and personnel like the Northern Alliance, these soldiers, sometimes riding on horseback, combined modern military technology with ancient techniques of central Asian warfare in what was later described as "the first cavalry charge of the twenty-first century." In this engaging book, two national security experts and Department of Defense insiders put the exploits of America's special operation forces in historical and strategic context. David Tucker and Christopher J. Lamb offer an incisive overview of America's turbulent experience with special operations. Using in-depth interviews with special operators at the forefront of the current war on terrorism and providing a detailed account of how they are selected and trained, the authors illustrate the diversity of modern special operations forces and the strategic value of their unique attributes. From the first chapter, this book builds toward a set of recommendations for reforms that would allow special operations forces to make a greater contribution to the war on terrorism and play a more strategic role in safeguarding the nation's security. Along the way, the authors explain why special operations forces are:" Distinguished by characteristics not equally valued by their own leadership" Strategically crucial because of two mutually supporting but undeniably distinct sets of capabilities not found in conventional forces" Not to be confused with the CIA and so-called paramilitary forces, nor with the Marines and other elite forces" Unable to learn from the 1993 failed intervention in Somalia and the national-oversight issues it revealed" Better integrated into the nation's military strategy and operations than ever before but confused about their core missions in the war on terror" Not "transformed" for future challenges as many assert but rather in need of organizational reforms to realize their strategic potential Despite longstanding and growing public fascination with special operators, these individuals and the organizations that employ them are little understood. With this book, Tucker and Lamb dispel common misconceptions and offer a penetrating analysis of how these unique and valuable forces can be employed to even better effect in the future.
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Amy's Dreams

Author: Wes E. Samuels

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781453583722

Category: Fiction

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The Finish

The Killing of Osama bin Laden

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 0802194109

Category: History

Page: 304

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From Mark Bowden, the preeminent chronicler of our military and special forces, comes The Finish, a gripping account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. With access to key sources, Bowden takes us inside the rooms where decisions were made and on the ground where the action unfolded. After masterminding the attacks of September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden managed to vanish. Over the next ten years, as Bowden shows, America found that its war with al Qaeda—a scattered group of individuals who were almost impossible to track—demanded an innovative approach. Step by step, Bowden describes the development of a new tactical strategy to fight this war—the fusion of intel from various agencies and on-the-ground special ops. After thousands of special forces missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, the right weapon to go after bin Laden had finally evolved. By Spring 2011, intelligence pointed to a compound in Abbottabad; it was estimated that there was a 50/50 chance that Osama was there. Bowden shows how three strategies were mooted: a drone strike, a precision bombing, or an assault by Navy SEALs. In the end, the President had to make the final decision. It was time for the finish.
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The memory of Pablo Escobar

Author: James Mollison,Rainbow Nelson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 359

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The extraordinary story of the richest and most violent gangster in history-his youth, his bid for political power, his domination of the world's cocaine trade, his campaign against the Colombian state during which thousands died, his imprisonment in a luxurious private jail, his escape, and his eventual capture and shooting-is told in hundreds of photographs gathered by photographer James Mollison in Colombia. Exhaustively researched, this visual biography includes photographs from Escobar family albums, pictures by Escobar's bodyguards, pictures from police files (both shot by the police and taken in raids of Escobar's premises), and snapshots by the Federal Drug Administration officer who helped hunt Escobar down. The book contains illuminating interviews with family members, other gangsters, Colombian police and judges, and survivors of Escobar's killing sprees. The text is supplemented by contemporary photographs by Mollison of Escobar's fleet of planes, his private zoo, arms caches captured by the police, and even Escobar's prison jukebox. It is both a compelling picture story and a landmark in visual journalism.
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