Inside the CIA: Revisedealing the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Spy Agency

Inside the CIA: Revisedealing the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Spy Agency

by Ronald Kessler

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Overview

Ronald Kessler’s explosive bestseller, The FBI, brought down FBI Director William S. Sessions. Now, in this unparalleled work of investigative journalism, Kessler reveals the inner world of the CIA. Based on extensive research and hundreds of interviews, including several with former Directors of Central Intelligence, Inside the CIA is the first in-depth, unbiased account of the Agency’s core operations, its abject failures, and its resounding successes. Kessler reveals how:

-CIA analysts botched the job of foreseeing the Soviet economy’s collapse
-The Agency spies on every country in the world except Great Britain, Australia, and Canada
-The CIA undertakes covert action to influence or overthrow foreign governments or political parties
-The Agency trains its officers to break the laws of other countries

Inside the CIA is an extraordinary guide to the world’s most successful house of spies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439140772
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication date: 01/10/2012
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 211,014
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

RONALD KESSLER is the New York Times bestselling author of The Terrorist Watch, The Bureau, Inside the White House, and The CIA at War. A former reporter for the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, he has won sixteen journalism awards. Kessler lives in Potomac, Maryland, with his wife, Pamela.

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