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Covert action : the CIA and the limits of American intervention in the postwar world

Author: Gregory F Treverton
Publisher: London : Tauris, 1988, ©1987.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory F Treverton
ISBN: 1850430896 9781850430896
OCLC Number: 16922377
Notes: Originally published: New York: Basic, 1987.
Includes index.
Description: x, 293 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The political culture of covert action; setting the mold - early successes; the momentum of action - small operations and large commitments; the problem of control - "Our" purposes and "Theirs"; covert action and unintended results; lessons for the future; the ultimate paradox - covert action in an open society.
Responsibility: Gregory F. Treverton.

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