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Body of secrets : anatomy of the ultra-secret National Security Agency : from the Cold War through the dawn of a new century

Author: James Bamford
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This scrupulously documented account of the NSA's tireless hunt for intelligence dissects an organization that monitors enemies and allies alike--a leviathan whose influence has both prevented and provoked world conflict. Relying on testimony and documents never meant for the public eye, Bamford reveals espionage activities and profiles the commanders and the soldiers responsible for the covert activities performed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bamford, James.
Body of secrets.
New York : Doubleday, 2001
(OCoLC)606503768
Online version:
Bamford, James.
Body of secrets.
New York : Doubleday, 2001
(OCoLC)607830946
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Bamford
ISBN: 0385499078 9780385499071
OCLC Number: 44713235
Description: 721 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Memory --
Sweat --
Nerves --
Fists --
Eyes --
Ears --
Blood --
Spine --
Adrenaline --
Fat --
Muscle --
Heart --
Soul --
Brain.
Responsibility: James Bamford.
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This scrupulously documented account of the NSA's tireless hunt for intelligence dissects an organization that monitors enemies and allies alike--a leviathan whose influence has both prevented and provoked world conflict. Relying on testimony and documents never meant for the public eye, Bamford reveals espionage activities and profiles the commanders and the soldiers responsible for the covert activities performed by this clandestine agency. A major work of history and investigative journalism, Body of secrets is a riveting analysis of this powerful agency's history and its future.

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