Safe for Democracy: The Secret Wars of the CIA 9781615780112, 9781566638234

From its founding in the aftermath of World War II, the Central Intelligence Agency has been discovered in the midst of

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Table of contents :
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Major Figures in the Book
Acronyms Used in the Book
1 The Gamut of Secret Operations
2 The Cold War Crucible
3 The Secret Warriors
4 “The Kind of Experience We Need”
5 The Covert Legions
6 Bitter Fruits
7 Adventures in Asia
8 “Acceptable Norms of Human Conduct Do Not Apply”
9 Archipelago
10 The War for the Roof of the World
11 “Another Black Hole of Calcutta”
12 The Bay of Pigs: Failure at Playa Girón
13 Cold War and Counterrevolution
14 The Secret War Against Castro
15 War in Southeast Asia
16 Global Reach
17 The Southern Cone
18 From “Rogue Elephant” to Resurrection
19 The Mountains of Allah
20 The Reagan Revolution
21 Bill Casey’s War
22 Project Democracy
23 Full Circle
24 The Struggle for Control
25 Safe for Democracy
Notes
A Note on Sources
Index

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