Covert Action in the Cold War: US Policy, Intelligence and CIA Operations

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Born out of the ashes of World War II, the covert action arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was created to counter the challenge posed by the Soviet Union and its allies and bolster American interests worldwide. It evolved rapidly into an eclectic, well-resourced organization whose activities provided a substitute for overt military action and afforded essential backup when the Cold War turned hot in Korea and Vietnam. This comprehensive examination of a still controversial subject sheds valuable new light on the ...

Covert Action in the Cold War: US Policy, Intelligence and CIA Operations 2009, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845118822

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