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Burn before reading: Presidents, cia directors, and secret intelligence

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In this "thoughtful, entertaining, and often insightful" book, a former CIA director explores the delicate give-and-take between the Oval Office and Langley. With the disastrous intelligence failures of the last few years still fresh in Americans minds--and to all appearances still continuing--there has never been a more urgent need for a book like this. In Burn Before Reading, Admiral Stansfield Turner, the CIA director under President Jimmy Carter, takes the reader inside the Beltway to examine the complicated, often strained relationships between presidents and their CIA chiefs. From FDR and "Wild Bill" Donovan to George W. Bush and George Tenet, twelve pairings are studied in these pages, and the results are eye-opening and provocative. Throughout, Turner offers a fascinating look into the machinery of intelligence gathering, revealing how personal and political issues often interfere with government business--and the nation's safety.
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subject_facetBiography & Autobiography
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Intelligence service -- United States -- History
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Military
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United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- History
title_displayBurn before reading : presidents, CIA directors, and secret intelligence
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Burn before reading [electronic resource] : presidents, CIA directors, and secret intelligence / Stansfield Turner
title_shortBurn before reading
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Military
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