Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

By Tim Weiner


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 Pulitze…


Published date: May 20, 2008
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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