By Jon Ronson
In 1979 a mystery unit used to be tested by way of the main talented minds in the U.S. military. Defying all recognized accredited army perform -- and certainly, the legislation of physics -- they believed soldier may perhaps undertake a cloak of invisibility, go cleanly via partitions, and, maybe such a lot chillingly, kill goats simply by observing them.
Entrusted with protecting the US from all recognized adversaries, they have been the 1st Earth Battalion. they usually quite weren't joking. What's extra, they're again and combating the warfare on Terror.
With firsthand entry to the best avid gamers within the tale, Ronson strains the evolution of those extraordinary actions over the last 3 many years and indicates how they're alive this day in the U.S. division of place of origin safeguard and in postwar Iraq. Why are they blasting Iraqi prisoners of warfare with the subject matter track to Barney the pink Dinosaur? Why have a hundred debleated goats been secretly positioned contained in the distinct Forces Command heart at fortress Bragg, North Carolina? How was once the U.S. army linked to the mysterious mass suicide of a wierd cult from San Diego? the lads Who Stare at Goats solutions those and plenty of extra questions.
Ronson's Them: Adventures with Extremists, a hugely acclaimed foreign bestseller, tested the paranoia on the fringes of hate-filled extremist routine world wide. the lads Who Stare at Goats unearths striking and extremely nutty army secrets and techniques on the middle of George W. Bush's battle on Terror.
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