- Author:Joseph J. Trento
- Publisher:MJF; 1st Edition edition (2007)
- Subcategory:Politics & Government
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Joseph J. Trentos character-driven history of the flawed and often destructive Central Intelligence Agency profiles the men and women who have run the agency from its inception up to the present era.
Joseph J. Trento uses his formidable reporting skills to guide the reader through the agencys most important successes and failures.
The biggest secret in the Secret History of the CIA is that the CIA was never very successful at fighting the . The outstanding example of speculation about motivation in the book is Trento's take on the Kennedy assassination.
The outstanding example of speculation about motivation in the book is Trento's take on the Kennedy assassination. He concludes that other governments were involved, but his evidence is thin and unconvincing, in my opinion.
Nationally respected investigative journalist Joseph J. Trento peels away the shroud of secrecy that protected the CIA to reveal how the agency suffered from the profoundly human frailties of those who were chosen to lead it. Trento peels away the shroud of secrecy that protected the CIA to reveal how the agency suffered from the profoundly human frailties of those who were chosen to lead i. The CIA was founded on the best of intentions-to battle the Soviet Empire during the Cold War. For over 50 years, hundreds of men and women in America's foremost intelligence agency have engaged nobly in espionage that was both risky and mysterious, in the name of national security. Trento's The Secret History of the CIA, 1946-1989, attempts to expose alleged ineptitudes and wrongdoing in the CIA. Unfortunately, the book promises much more than it delivers. Also, it makes no direct reference to terrorists attacks, dealing almost entirely with the period from the CIA's founding in 1947 to the 1980s. The centerpiece of Trento's book is a 1985 interview with the legendary former CIA Chief of Counterintelligence James Angleton
Items related to The Secret History of the CI. Joseph Trento has been an investigative reporter since 1968, when he joined the staff of the legendary journalist Jack Anderson.
Items related to The Secret History of the CIA. Trento, Joseph J. The Secret History of the CIA. ISBN 13: 9780761525622. But the real CIA, as revealed in this eye-opening book, was an organization haunted from the very beginning by missed opportunities, internal rivalries, mismanagement, and Soviet moles. In The Secret History of the CIA, you will descend into the murky underworld of double and triple agents, of divided loyalties and tortured souls, and of high-stakes operations that played out on virtually every continent.
The CIA was founded on the best of intentions - to battle the Soviet Empire during the Cold War. For over 50 years, hundreds of men and women in America's foremost.
Intelligence in Recent Public Literature. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2001. 1 It is even worse than the author's previous effort, Widows, which also floundered through huge territory.
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By (author) Joseph J. 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. Format Paperback 542 pages. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.