Covert action: the limits of intervention in the postwar world

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Basic Books, 1987 - Law - 293 pages
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Describes successful and unsuccessful secret operations of the CIA, evaluates their usefulness and necessity, and examines the ethical questions of a democracy dealing in subversion

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The Political Culture of Covert Action
Early Successes
Small Operations

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About the author (1987)

Treverton is Acting President and Director of Studies at the Pacific Council on International Policy, and Senior Consultant at RAND. He has also served as Vice Chair of the National Intelligence Council in Washington, DC, as a staff member of the National Security Council, and as a professional staff member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

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