The Shadow World: Inside The Global Arms Trade by Andrew Feinstein

By Andrew Feinstein

The Shadow World is the harrowing, behind-the-scenes story of the worldwide hands alternate. Pulling again the curtain in this secretive international, Andrew Feinstein finds the corruption and the cover-ups in the back of guns offers starting from the biggest in heritage – among the British and Saudi governments – to BAE’s debatable transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and jap Europe, and the revolving-door relationships that represent the united states Congressional-Military-Industrial complicated. He exposes in forensic aspect either the formal government-to-government exchange in fingers and the shadow global of illicit guns dealing – and lays naked the surprising and inextricable hyperlinks among the two.

Based on path-breaking reporting and on remarkable entry to top-secret details and significant avid gamers within the guns enterprise, together with fingers buyers who've by no means been interviewed sooner than, The Shadow global areas us in the course of the palms trade’s dramatic wheeling and working, starting from company boardrooms to seedy out-of-the-way resorts through far-flung offshore havens, and divulges the profound probability this community represents to all of us.

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