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The human factor : inside the CIA's dysfunctional intelligence culture

Author: Ishmael Jones
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The CIA is a broken, Soviet-style bureaucracy with its own agenda: to consume federal funds, to expand within the United States, to feign activity, and to enrich current and former employees. After 9/11, billions of dollars directed by Congress to increase the number of officers working under deep cover on foreign streets have disappeared without the CIA fielding a single additional, productive officer overseas."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Ishmael.
Human factor.
New York : Encounter Books, 2008
(OCoLC)653054968
Named Person: Ishmael Jones; Ishmael Jones
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ishmael Jones
ISBN: 9781594032233 1594032238
OCLC Number: 183258103
Description: xii, 383 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Daring greatly, perhaps --
Training days --
American apprenticeship --
Perseverance and soothing language --
Sent to spy out the land --
Trying to hustle the east --
Morning in Eastern Europe --
Physicists who knew sin --
Always be closing --
Restless --
Hazardous microbes --
Darkness and brief dawn --
Trying --
Grifters --
The way of the weasel --
Headquarters --
Starting over --
Remington raider.
Responsibility: Ishmael Jones.
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Unravels the blunders and grave mistakes the US has made over the years.  Read more...

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