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Denial andDeception An Insider's View of the CIA

Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Melissa Boyle Mahle

The reality for a woman agent working in the secret world of intelligence often leads to extraordinary obstacles and sacrifices Melissa Boyle Mahle a sixteen year covert operative for the CIA in the Middle East was the Agency's top ranked female Arabist before she left in 2002 In Denial and Deception Mahle not only describes the Agency's successes and failures but details her life as a woman. This book contained great information but a lot of the material was repetitive The author said the Agency was hemorrhaging at least six separate times paraphrased Though I understand her effort to explain so many interconnected events on a global scale was a complex undertaking it read like a bad documentary or research paper than a book about some of the most intriguing covert actions taken by the US in recent times

Characters Denial andDeception An Insider's View of the CIA

Tion lost in the post Cold War world Afraid to take risks that might offend Congress and European allies after overstepping its legal bounds in the Iran Contra era gutted of the clandestine operators who knew how to run secret wars demoralized by criticism and poor performance the CIA simply became unable and unwilling to get down and dirty to do the hard part to fight a real war on terroris. Interesting view of how women are treated in the US intelligence community So so in my view If you lay down with dogs don't complain about the fleas

Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Melissa Boyle Mahle

In one of the last professions that remain almost exclusively male directed and dominated The author has a uniue vantage point from which to view the political and operational culture of the CIA in the post Cold War climate and reveals how it failed to anticipate the 911 attacks From Ronald Reagan to George W Bush she provides a vivid narrative of how the agency became a rudderless organiza. An interesting overview of the intelligence community from the 1970s through 2004 Depressing really and the current administration's attempts at a empathetic approach to Islamics has been no successful thn past effort One wonders what will be written about the intelligence efforts in the Arab Spring

  • Paperback
  • 400
  • Denial andDeception An Insider's View of the CIA
  • Melissa Boyle Mahle
  • English
  • 04 March 2019
  • 9781560258278