The Central Intelligence Agency: A Documentary History, 1st Edition

  • Scott C. Monje
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  • ISBN-10: 0313350299
  • ISBN-13: 9780313350290
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 417 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Includes documentary selections that guide readers through the CIA's shrouded history and allow readers to sift through the evidence for themselves.


"Recommended as a first-priority purchase for high school, public and college libraries." --Doug's Student Reference Room, January 2009

— Doug's Student Reference Room

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Secret Organization in a Free and Open Society.
Timeline: Selected Events in the History of the Central Intelligence Agency.
1: The Charter.
2: The Korean War.
3: Cuba.
4: Political Assassinations and Illicit Drug Tests.
5: At Headquarters in the 1960s: A Brief Note.
6: Counterintelligence: The Spies among Us.
7: The Search for Foreign Instigators: Operation Chaos and the Intelligence Evaluation Committee.
8: “CIA's Domestic Activities”: The Management Advisory Group.
9: Assistance to Police and Other Agencies.
10: Chile.
11: Watergate.
12: The “Family Jewels”.
13: The List of Delicate Matters.
14: Nicaragua, with a Side Trip to Iran.
15: 9/11.
16: The Global War on Terrorism.
17: Iraq, Terrorism, and Weapons of Mass Destruction.
18: The Iran National Intelligence Estimate.
19: Concluding Remarks.
Leaders of the United States Intelligence Community.
Agencies of the United States Intelligence Community.
Some Common Acronyms.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.