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Author Roy, H. K., author.

Title American spy : wry reflections on my life in the CIA / by H.K. Roy.

Publication Info. Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    92 Roy,H ROY    Available
Description 384 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Betrayal in the Balkans : Hillary sent me, but Bill nearly got me killed -- CIA leak -- Srebrenica madness -- Don't get me started -- CIA paramilitary training -- Secure your chutes -- Going operational -- Cuban ops -- Internal operations : Nicaragua -- Messing with Chinese spies -- Moon over Libya -- CIA vs. KGB -- How: and why:- to recruit a Russian spy -- Real housewives of the CIA -- Spy kids -- CIA safe sex practices -- Saddam Hussein was well hung -- Denied Area operations -- I vant a weeza -- Komandante Giska -- From war virgin to war weary -- The road to Babylon -- Mission : improbable -- Shi'ite happens -- Travels in Arabia -- Did I inspire an SNL skit? -- Breaking bad in Tijuana -- Sitting next to a rock star -- Ignore my intelligence at your peril (I am not as stupid as I look) -- Iraq intelligence failure -- The spy who came down with a cold -- A KGB profile : Agent Orange.
Summary "In a series of lively vignettes, a former CIA operations officer reflects on his life as a spy, covert ops, war zones, and the importance of intelligence for national security"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Roy, H. K.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781633885882 (hardcover)
1633885887 (hardcover)
9781633885899 (ebook)

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