The Hidden Hand: A Brief History of the CIA

The Hidden Hand: A Brief History of the CIA


The Hidden Hand is a succinct available and updated survey of the vital Intelligence Agency’s historical past from its inception in 1947 to the present.

  • Covers either features of the CIA’s challenge – the gathering and research of intelligence and the execution of overseas coverage via covert, paramilitary operations
  • De-mythologizes the CIA’s position in America’s international affairs whereas addressing its position inside American political and well known culture
  • Written by means of an esteemed pupil and high-ranking officer within the intelligence neighborhood, drawing at the most modern research
  • Assesses the agency’s successes and screw ups, with a watch to the advanced and debatable nature of the subject

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