The Secret History of the CIA

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Basic Books, Jan 5, 2005 - Political Science - 542 pages
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Chronicles the origins and history of the Central Intelligence Agency and analyzes the performance of its leaders and members during the Cold War, including Soviet double agent Igor Orlov and mole hunter James Angleton. Reprint.

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In this uneven but fascinating account, Trento relies on the personal stories of a few first-hand witnesses. It is in these accounts that the main contribution of Trento is clear. It is less a history ... Read full review

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