, Volume 69, Number 4

Shashank Joshi, Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute
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Shashank Joshi is a Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Jeremy Scahill Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield (Serpent’s Tail £15.99)

Mark Mazzetti The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth (Penguin Putnam £19.69)

President Obama and his national security team watch a video feed from a drone flying over Osama bin Laden's compound as he is attacked and killed by Navy Seals. Photo: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images

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