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|Title||:||Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA|
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PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA For the last sixty years the CIA has managed to maintain a formidable reputation in spite of its terrible record burying its blunders in top secret archives Its mission was to know the world When it did not succeed it set out to change the world Its failures have handed us in the words of President Eisenhower a legacy of ashes .
Now Pulitzer Prize winning author Tim Weiner offers the first definitive history of the CIA and everything is on the record LEGACY OF ASHES is based on more than documents primarily from the archives of the CIA itself and hundreds of interviews with CIA veterans including ten Directors of Central Intelligence It takes the CIA from its creation after World War II through its battles in the cold war and the war on terror to its near collapse after September th .
Tim Weiner s past work on the CIA and American intelligence was hailed as impressively reported and immensely entertaining in i The New York Times i .
The i Wall Street Journal i called it truly extraordinary the best book ever written on a case of espionage Here is the hidden history of the CIA why eleven presidents and three generations of CIA officers have been unable to understand the world why nearly every CIA director has left the agency in worse shape than he found it and how these failures have profoundly jeopardized our national security