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Objective Troy - A Terrorist, a President, and the Rise of the Drone

Scott Shane

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Objective Troy tells the gripping and unsettling story of Anwar al-Awlaki, the once-celebrated American imam who called for moderation after 9/11, a man who ultimately directed his outsized talents to the mass murder of his fellow citizens. It follows Barack Obama's campaign against the excesses of the Bush counterterrorism programs and his eventual embrace of the targeted killing of suspected militants. And it recounts how the president directed the mammoth machinery of spy agencies to hunt Awlaki down in a frantic, multi-million-dollar pursuit that would end with the death of Awlaki by a bizarre, robotic technology that is changing warfare—the drone. Scott Shane, who has covered terrorism for The New York Times over the last decade, weaves the clash between president and terrorist into both a riveting narrative and a deeply human account of the defining conflict of our era. Awlaki, who directed a plot that almost derailed Obama's presidency, and then taunted him from his desert hideouts, will go down in history as the first United States citizen deliberately hunted and assassinated by his own government without trial. But his eloquent calls to jihad, amplified by YouTube, continue to lure young Westerners into terrorism—resulting in tragedies from the Boston marathon bombing to the murder of cartoonists at a Paris weekly. Awlaki's life and death show how profoundly America has been changed by the threat of terrorism and by our own fears. Illuminating and provocative, and based on years of in depth reporting, Objective Troy is a brilliant reckoning with the moral challenge of terrorism and a masterful chronicle of our times. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Fred Sanders

Length:

14h 41m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:10


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:39


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:49


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:46


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:16


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:33


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:26


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:46


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:38


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:32


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:02


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:45


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:00


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:13


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:23


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:45


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:11


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:12


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:39


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:22


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:50


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:25


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:43


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:45


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:56


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:56


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:48


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:50


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

08:25


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:57


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:54


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:38


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:40


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:07


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:08


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:55


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:14


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:17


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

08:00


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:20


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:39


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:01


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:47


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:05


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:13


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:24


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

08:14


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:42


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:50


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:23


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:16


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:32


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:53


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:48


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:34


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

08:18


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:49


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:50


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:16


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:46


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

08:13


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:58


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:25


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:50


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:01


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:11


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:23


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

08:34


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:20


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:10


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

07:44


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:26


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

06:14


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:42


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:23


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

08:33


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:54


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

08:17


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

08:37


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

07:36


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

08:26


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:46


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:54


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:10


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:03


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:48


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

08:25


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

08:51


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

07:37


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

08:55


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

08:20


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

08:47


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

08:45


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

06:12


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

08:47


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

06:59


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

06:58


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

08:41


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

08:31


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

08:48


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

08:18


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:43


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

08:33


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

04:25


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

00:36