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CIA and American Democracy

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ISBN-10: 0300077378

ISBN-13: 9780300077377

Edition: 2nd 1998

Authors: Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

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Describing the CIA's adventures and misadventures from its founding in 1947, this edition of the engrossing history of the Central Intelligence Agency includes a new preface that discusses the agency's fortunes since the end of the cold war.
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
Prologue: 9/11 and the Post-Cold War CIA
Introduction
The Lessons of American History
The Birth of the CIA
The Mists of Bogota: Expansion and Obfuscation
Surviving McCarthy: A Weakness for Immunity
The Golden Age of Operations
Intelligence in the Golden Age: The Fight for Credibility
Presidential Shake-up: Kennedy and the Bay of Pigs
Presidential Neglect: LBJ and the CIA to June 1966
Helms, Johnson, and Cosmetic Intelligence
Nixon, Kissinger, and the Fruits of Manipulation
Democracy's Intelligence Flap: Toward a New Legitimacy
Restrained Intelligence and the Half-Won Peace
Ignoring the Credible: The CIA in the 1980s
Conclusion
List of Abbreviations Used in the Notes
Notes
Bibliography
Index