Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
A New York Times reporter offers a powerful indictment of the CIA and its intelligence-gathering capabilities as he traces the history of the organization from the end of World War II to Iraq, in a study that condemns the CIA for its record, its inability to understand world affairs, the violence it has unleashed, and its undermining of American politics. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
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Review: Legacy of Ashes: the History of the CIAUser Review - Chuck - Goodreads
This is a tedious book that is full of information. When I reviewed it to read, I was skeptical because the author was a reporter of the New York Times and that rang as much a bell of warning as if ... Read full review
Review: Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIAUser Review - Neil Pierson - Goodreads
A detailed description of the depressing cycle of intelligence failures at the CIA. Torn between intelligence gathering and covert activity, uncertain of its priorities, the CIA does neither well ... Read full review