Prelude to Terror: Edwin P. Wilson and the Legacy of America's Private Intelligence Network

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Based on a welter of incomplete reports that sometimes conflict, Prelude to Terror is a speculative account of the clandestine activity of a private intelligence network working sometimes with ... Read full review

Review: Prelude to Terror: the Rogue CIA, The Legacy of America's Private Intelligence Network the Compromising of American Intelligence

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A very interesting expose of government corruption beginning in the 40's and 50's that led to 9-11-01. Mainly the story of the Bush family and oil and CIA. (kick-backs, payoffs, lies, etc.) Read full review

Contents

Allen Dulles and Prescott Bush
1
Recruiting George H W Bush
13
Spybiz
24
Secret War Buddies
39
The Ice Man
44
Wilson Branching Out
51
The CIA Under Fire
59
New Old Boy at the CIA
65
Carter Blindsided
157
7777 Leesburg Pike
169
The Fatwah and Richard Helms
181
The Drowning of a President
195
The Winners
212
Bush vs Casey
224
Embracing Saddam
235
Killing Sadat
244

Picking Up the Pieces
70
Murders at Home and Abroad
78
Operation Watchtower
83
Setting Up Wilson
87
Politicizing Intelligence
94
Bush and the Safari Club
99
Stansfield Turner Takes Over
107
The Setup
113
Missing the Rogue Elephant
123
Change Partners
138
The Takeover
145
Luring Wilson Home
252
The EATSCO Coverup
260
Ollie and the Network
270
Off the Books and Out of Control
280
Shakedown
290
Legacy
311
Notes
359
Bibliography
389
Acknowledgments
395
Index
399
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