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Author Weiner, Tim.

Title Legacy of ashes : the history of the CIA / Tim Weiner.

Imprint New York : Doubleday, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    327.1273 WEI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    327.1273 WEI    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    327.1273 WEI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 702 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents Intelligence must be global and totalitarian -- The logic of force -- Fight fire with fire -- The most secret thing -- A rich blind man -- They were suicide missions -- A vast field of illusion -- We have no plan -- CIA's greatest single triumph -- Bomb repeat bomb -- And then we'll have a storm -- We ran it in a different way -- Wishful blindness -- Ham-handed operations of all kinds -- A very strange war -- He was lying down and he was lying up -- Nobody knew what to do -- We had also fooled ourselves -- We'd be delighted to trade those missiles -- Hey, boss, we did a good job, didn't we? -- I thought it was a conspiracy -- An ominous drift -- More courage than wisdom -- The beginning of a long slide downwards -- We knew then that we could not win the war -- A political H-bomb -- Track down the foreign communists -- What the hell do those clowns do out there in Langley? -- USG wants a military solution -- We are going to catch a lot of hell -- To change the concept of a secret service -- A classic fascist ideal -- The CIA would be destroyed -- Saigon signing off -- Ineffective and scared -- He sought to overthrow their system -- We were just plain asleep -- A free-lance buccaneer -- In a dangerous way -- He was running a great risk -- A con man's con man -- To think the unthinkable -- What are we going to do when the wall comes down? -- We had no facts -- Why in the world didn't we know? -- We're in trouble -- The threat could not be more real -- The dark side -- A grave mistake -- The burial ceremony.
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History.
Intelligence service -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- 1945-
ISBN 9780385514453

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