Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

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Anchor Books, 2008 - History - 812 pages
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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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A well written concise and passionate plea for our intelligence agencies and our nation as a whole to pay more attention to the world. Unfortunately it seems most of the authors advice has been ... Read full review

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Another pick up from Book TV. An overview of the CIA's history. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Tim Weiner, a reporter for The New York Times, has filed stories from inside the CIA and around the world for twenty years. He is a past winner of the Pulitzer Prize for covering national security. This is his third book.

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