The Central Intelligence Agency An Encyclopedia of Covert Ops Intelligence Gathering and Spies 2 volumes

Author: Jan Goldman Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610690928
Release Date: 2015-12-14
Genre: Political Science

The Central Intelligence Agency is essential in the fight to keep America safe from foreign attacks. This two-volume work traces through facts and documents the history of the CIA, from the people involved to the operations conducted for national security. • Covers the history of the CIA from its days prior to World War II, when it was known as the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), supplying comprehensive, objective information in a convenient ready reference • Provides documents formerly classified as "top secret" and an extensive bibliography to allow further research by students • Includes contributions from about two dozen experts in their field of study, ranging from a psychologist describing CIA "mind experiments" to former practitioners and historians writing on covert operations during the Cold War • Provides primary documents such as the oldest formerly classified document held by the CIA (how to make invisible ink, 1918) and intelligence reports that Osama bin Laden was planning to attack the United States (2001)

The Central Intelligence Agency

Author: Helen Cothran
Publisher: Greenhaven Pr
ISBN: PSU:000053925817
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Authors debate how effective the CIA is in preventing threats to national security such as terrorism and discuss controversial agency activities such as assassinations and covert action.

The Central Intelligence Agency

Author: Heather Lehr Wagner
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438107462
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Electronic books

Takes readers on a journey through the historical corridors of the The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). From the days of Wild Bill Donovan and the OSS to the war against terrorism, this title introduces some of the CIA's key players and reveals how intelligence has been a critical component in America's foreign policy.

The World Factbook 2008

Author: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Public Affairs
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 0160873614
Release Date:
Genre: Political Science

In general, information available as of January 1, 2008 was used in the preparation of this edition. Provides brief information on the geography, people, government, economy, communications, and defense of countries and regions around the world. Contains information on international organizations. Designed to meet the specific requirements of United States Government Officials in style, format, coverage, and content. Includes 3 unattached maps. Cover title reads: The 2008 World Factbook. Item 856-A-07.