The Great War of Our Time

The Great War of Our Time

The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism - From Al Qa'ida to ISIS

Book - 2015
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"THE GREAT WAR OF OUR TIME offers an unprecedented assessment of the CIA while at the forefront of our nation's war against al-Qa'ida and during the most remarkable period in the history of the Agency. Called the "Bob Gates of his generation," Michael Morell is a top CIA officer who saw it all--the only person with President Bush on 9/11/01 and with President Obama on 5/1/11 when Usama Bin Laden was brought to justice. Like Ghost Wars, See No Evil, and At the Center of the Storm, THE GREAT WAR OF OUR TIME will be a vivid, newsmaking account of the CIA, a life of secrets and a war in the shadows"--
Publisher: New York, NY :, Twelve,, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781455585663
Branch Call Number: 363.325 MOR 2015
Characteristics: 362 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Harlow, Bill 1950-

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coloradoosubuckeye
Aug 27, 2018

The CIA has been committing Coups, Killing Nation Leaders, Importing Drugs, Exporting Weapons, Torturing Anybody, Assassinating anyone they feel is a threat to their MAFIA operations. Every hear of OPERATION MOCKINGBIRD? The CIA has been controlling the US media (video & print) for decades, so the American people do NOT KNOW THE TRUTH! The CIA is the #1 enemy of the American people, and all nations and citizens around the world.

CIA = Criminal International Assassins

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Mitzi352
Dec 13, 2015

After many pages building up the tension of CIA/Obama's decision and manner of storming Bin Ladin's compound, the author opts to skip relating anything about how it was done because it has already been covered by the media. Really!!? The most riveting part of the book and let's just skip it?!!

Also why doesn't he call it THE Cia instead of referring it throughout as simply CIA.

Book could have used some serious proofing. Many words were dropped, but not enough to make the text unintelligible.

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RobertBoucher
Jul 02, 2015

In my opinion this book is very well written and quite informative. A must read

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gloriajoperry
Jun 08, 2015

This book is awesome. Plan to add it to my home library.

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StarGladiator
May 18, 2015

I challenge anyone to read the following three government documents and compare to Morell's drivel:
A Review of the FBI's Handling of Intelligence Information Related to the September 11 Attacks [dated 2004, DOJ/IG], and The Intelligence Community's [CIA] Knowledge of the September 11 Hijackers Prior to Sept. 11, 2001 [dated 2002, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence] and the Senate summary on the report on CIA torture.
You [CIA] know that the perpetrators responsible for the African embassy bombings, and the attack on the USS Cole are now taking flying lessons in the USA, and you do nothing!?!?!?!?!? Meanwhile, FBI agents are reporting that //it's like they're training to fly into the World Trade Center \\ and these reports are passed on to you!!!!!!!

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