Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, assassins (Audiobook on CD, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, assassins Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, assassins

Author: Annie Jacobsen
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, [2019] ℗2019
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
Summary:
Since 1947, domestic and foreign assassinations have been executed under the CIA-led covert action operations team. Before that time, responsibility for taking out America's enemies abroad was even more shrouded in mystery. Despite Hollywood notions of last-minute rogue-operations and external secret hires, covert action is actually a cog in a colossal foreign policy machine, moving through, among others, the Bureau  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Jacobsen
ISBN: 9781478993346 1478993340
OCLC Number: 1097199740
Notes: "Includes a PDF of photos" on disc 15.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 15 audio discs (approximately 19 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: An office for ungentlemanly warfare --
Tertia Optio --
Surprise attack in Korea --
Special Forces --
Ruin and rule in Guatemala --
Kings, shahs, monarchs, and madmen --
The KGB's office of liquid affairs --
Green light --
The special group --
An assassination capability --
JFK, KIA --
The studies and observations group --
Kill or capture --
Green Berets --
Revenge --
Colonel Qaddafi's Libya --
Reagan's preemptive neutralization --
Parachute assassins, Saddam Hussein, and Osama bin Laden --
Operation love storm --
Carlos the jackal --
The engineer --
War in Afghanistan --
Poke the bear --
War in Iraq --
Imad Mugniyah --
The moral twilight zone --
Just war --
The hidden hand.
Responsibility: Annie Jacobsen.

Abstract:

Since 1947, domestic and foreign assassinations have been executed under the CIA-led covert action operations team. Before that time, responsibility for taking out America's enemies abroad was even more shrouded in mystery. Despite Hollywood notions of last-minute rogue-operations and external secret hires, covert action is actually a cog in a colossal foreign policy machine, moving through, among others, the Bureau of Intelligence and Research and the House and Senate Select Committees. At the end of the day, it is the president, not the CIA, who is singularly in charge.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.