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The CIA at War

Inside the Secret Campaign Against Terror

by Ronald Kessler

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Discontent And Violence,
  • U.S. Practical Politics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Science / Government / General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Central Intelligence Agency,
  • Prevention,
  • Terrorism,
  • United States,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9800327M
    ISBN 100312319320
    ISBN 109780312319328

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The CIA at War by Ronald Kessler Download PDF EPUB FB2

The CIA at War tells the inside story of how Tenet, a son of Greek immigrants, turned around the CIA from a pathetic, risk averse outfit to one that has rolled up 3, terrorists since 9/11, was critically important to winning in Afghanistan and Iraq, and now kills Cited by:   CIA at War tells the story of CIA officers serving on the front lines, in conflicts both current and historic.

While our photographer orchestrated the portrait poses and still-life tableaux, the people and objects are authentic. An extensive section of curator’s notes in CIA at War tells as much as can be revealed of the history behind the portraits themselves and the objects selected from. "The CIA At War" is an update to Mr.

Kessler's previous work on the CIA, "Inside the CIA", which brings the reader into the immediate post-9/11 timeframe as well as the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. I found this work a little disappointing. It is largely reprinted material from "Inside the CIA" and the newer material was relatively small/5.

The CIA at War tells the inside story of how Tenet, a son of Greek immigrants, turned around the CIA from a pathetic, risk averse outfit to one that has rolled up 3, terrorists since 9/11, was critically important to winning in Afghanistan and Iraq, and now kills terrorists with its Predator drone by: Kessler, a New York Times journalist and best-selling author, gained impressive access to the CIA and recorded interviews with many of its highest officers, past and present.

The result is the CIA at War, a tantalizing journey into the organization, its history, secrets, travails, and successes. From a Cold War operation run by Ivy League East Coast insiders to an enormous apparatus of human Author: Daniel Mandel.

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With the CIA at the core of the war on terror, no agency is as important to preserving America's freedom. Yet the CIA is a closed and secretive world-impenetrable to generations of journalists-and few Americans know what really goes on among the spy masters who plot America's worldwide campaign against Ronald Kessler, an award-winning former Washington Post and Wall Street.

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The history makes the book rich, puts the Agency in context, and helps us understand the burden that must be carried by its employees and the responsibilities shouldered by its leadership. Although written two years ago, The CIA at War remains strikingly relevant and is, perhaps, even better now that it.

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He reveals Eisenhower to be a hands-on president who, contrary. InU.S. sources say, the Johnson administration did some cutting of its own: It stopped funding the pointless war. Victor Marchetti, a top CIA aide who has written several books. But as her exploits in World War II were coming to an end, Hall's career was just beginning: After the war, she spent an additional 16 years in the CIA.

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