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Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces (C-SPAN BookTV)
C-SPAN BookTV ^ | Linda Johnson

Posted on 02/07/2005 2:32:45 AM PST by leadpenny

On Monday, February 7 at 5:30 am

Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces

Linda Robinson

Description: Journalist Linda Robinson covered the U.S. Army's Special Forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom. She writes about their involvement in various areas around the world over the last fifteen years in "Masters of Chaos: the Secret History of the Special Forces." Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Lambert (Ret.) formerly of the U.S. Army Special Forces, joins the author to discuss special operations as well as to talk about being interviewed for the book.

Author Bio: Linda Robinson is a journalist and author who covered special ops forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom. She served as Senior Editor at Foreign Affairs magazine prior to her current job as a senior writer for U.S. News & World Report.

Publisher: PublicAffairs 250 W. 57th Street, Suite 1321 New York, NY 10107


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: military
Some background:

Soldiers, airmen decorated for Afghan combat

1 posted on 02/07/2005 2:32:45 AM PST by leadpenny
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Linda Johnson is being introduced now. Program lasts fifty minutes.


2 posted on 02/07/2005 2:33:56 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny

When will Linda Robinson be on? ;^)


3 posted on 02/07/2005 2:43:15 AM PST by Imal (Saluting SPC Taylor Burk, a genuine hero and true American. d. 1/26/2005)
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To: leadpenny

C-Span? I've got fmr FBI Dir Mueller on testifying before a senate committee... WTH?


4 posted on 02/07/2005 2:44:09 AM PST by 7.62 x 51mm ( veni vidi vino visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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To: Imal

On now. It's on C-SPAN2


5 posted on 02/07/2005 2:44:41 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
The spec war guys are amazing, I had occasion to see a few of these guys "having some fun" as a fleet sailor in the 1970's at Little Creek amphib base, these guys have all the fun!

Much hard work to get there.

6 posted on 02/07/2005 2:48:48 AM PST by exnavy (lead, follow or get out of the way)
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To: exnavy

I'd assume there are many Rangers who are also Green Beret qualified. Almost a year ago I attended my son's Ranger graduation ceremony at Ft. Benning (yep, I was proud). The display of just their skills are simply amazing - especially the hand-to-hand combat. Twenty one years in the Army and it's a world I never really knew.


7 posted on 02/07/2005 2:54:05 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: exnavy

Ahhh Little Creek Ampib base. The Marines ran their Scout Swim school on the base in the 70s. Three of our teams went up there for some training in the fall one year in the late 70s.

It would be a hard call as to if we had more fun in the water or at the, as we called it, The El Croc-a-dildo all ranks club.


8 posted on 02/07/2005 3:36:45 AM PST by PeteB570
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To: leadpenny

Everything I needed to know about S.F. I learned from reading Machiavelli after a 36 hr.post and drill.Bring
on the Prince.


9 posted on 02/07/2005 4:12:02 AM PST by StonyBurk
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To: StonyBurk
36 hr.post and drill.Bring on the Prince.

Being a bit thick this morning, I don't know what that means?

10 posted on 02/07/2005 4:18:04 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: StonyBurk
"Everything I needed to know about S.F. I learned from reading Machiavelli after a 36 hr.post and drill.Bring on the Prince."

Saywhut, huh?

11 posted on 02/07/2005 4:40:34 AM PST by Khurkris (That sound you hear coming from over the horizon...thats me laughing.)
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To: leadpenny

Lead -\Search as I may I can't find diddly on Cpan2 or Book TV websites regarding this show. If you have a link please send it to me via freep mail or post it here. Thanks, I live outside the US and rely on the internet for a lot of program viewing.


12 posted on 02/07/2005 4:55:02 AM PST by Khurkris (That sound you hear coming from over the horizon...thats me laughing.)
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To: leadpenny

I didn't find it either.
BUT
I did find this
February 13 at 6:00 pm and at 9:00 pm Book TV presents After Words: Natan Sharansky interviewed by Tom Gjelten
This should be GOOD.


13 posted on 02/07/2005 6:38:21 AM PST by Valin (Work is a fine thing if it doesn't take too much of your spare time)
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