doorgaan naar inhoud
CIA Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

CIA

Auteur: Brian Freemantle
Uitgever: New York : Stein and Day, 1984, ©1983.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
Discusses the various successes and failures of the CIA and the implications for national security if they fail.
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Brian Freemantle
ISBN: 0812829476 9780812829471
OCLC-nummer: 9784869
Beschrijving: 208 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Inhoud: CIA warning: cigarettes are dangerous for your health --
The halcyon years --
Disillusionment --
Search for the 'Big Brother' drug --
Further quest for mind control --
The proprietary business --
Reality in the world of Jules Verne --
A lost war won by figures --
An operation called CHAOS --
Will no one rid me of this troublesome man? --
Killing is better than communism --
The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, almost --
The defenders.
Andere titels: C.I.A.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Brian Freemantle.

Fragment:

Discusses the various successes and failures of the CIA and the implications for national security if they fail.

Is the CIA a failure, a success, a muddle, or like other government agencies, all three? If the Post Office is inept, mail doesn't get delivered on time, but if the CIA fails, it could put America's national security in jeopardy. This uncensored book about a controversial subject provides some fascinating answers. Anybody who tries to form an opinion about the CIA from news stories is likely to be left with a buzz in his head, for the real CIA, as is demonstrated in this book, is an information-gathering organization that has performed some of its tasks far better--and some far worse--than we have imagined. And yet our very lives depend on how well the CIA does what it is supposed to do. Does the CIA foment revolution and civil unrest? Has it attempted to assassinate heads of state? Has it lied (yes), robbed (yes), and murdered (yes) in our best interests (yes and no). Here at last is hard and often fascinating information not about Smiley's people, who are fictional, but about William Casey's people, Stansfield Turner's people, George Bush's people, Allen Dulles's people, and all of it traces back, ultimately, to Wild Bill Donovan's wartime OSS, which helped win the war against the Nazis.--Adapted from dust jacket.

Beoordelingen

Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.

Vergelijkbare items

Verwante onderwerpen:(2)

Gebruiker-lijsten met dit item (3)

Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9784869> # CIA
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "9784869" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/140094734> ; # United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Organization/united_states_central_intelligence_agency> ; # United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/327.1206073/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Organization/usa> ; # USA
    schema:alternateName "C.I.A." ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Person/freemantle_brian> ; # Brian Freemantle
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1983" ;
    schema:datePublished "1984" ;
    schema:description "CIA warning: cigarettes are dangerous for your health -- The halcyon years -- Disillusionment -- Search for the 'Big Brother' drug -- Further quest for mind control -- The proprietary business -- Reality in the world of Jules Verne -- A lost war won by figures -- An operation called CHAOS -- Will no one rid me of this troublesome man? -- Killing is better than communism -- The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, almost -- The defenders."@en ;
    schema:description "Discusses the various successes and failures of the CIA and the implications for national security if they fail."@en ;
    schema:description "Is the CIA a failure, a success, a muddle, or like other government agencies, all three? If the Post Office is inept, mail doesn't get delivered on time, but if the CIA fails, it could put America's national security in jeopardy. This uncensored book about a controversial subject provides some fascinating answers. Anybody who tries to form an opinion about the CIA from news stories is likely to be left with a buzz in his head, for the real CIA, as is demonstrated in this book, is an information-gathering organization that has performed some of its tasks far better--and some far worse--than we have imagined. And yet our very lives depend on how well the CIA does what it is supposed to do. Does the CIA foment revolution and civil unrest? Has it attempted to assassinate heads of state? Has it lied (yes), robbed (yes), and murdered (yes) in our best interests (yes and no). Here at last is hard and often fascinating information not about Smiley's people, who are fictional, but about William Casey's people, Stansfield Turner's people, George Bush's people, Allen Dulles's people, and all of it traces back, ultimately, to Wild Bill Donovan's wartime OSS, which helped win the war against the Nazis.--Adapted from dust jacket."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4965552> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "CIA"@en ;
    schema:productID "9784869" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9784869#PublicationEvent/new_york_stein_and_day_1984_1983> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Agent/stein_and_day> ; # Stein and Day
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780812829471> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9784869> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Agent/stein_and_day> # Stein and Day
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Stein and Day" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Organization/united_states_central_intelligence_agency> # United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Central Intelligence Agency." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4965552#Person/freemantle_brian> # Brian Freemantle
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Freemantle" ;
    schema:givenName "Brian" ;
    schema:name "Brian Freemantle" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/140094734> # United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Central Intelligence Agency." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780812829471>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0812829476" ;
    schema:isbn "9780812829471" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.