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Cussler, Clive

Summary: Hired to search for a collection of paintings worth half a billion dollars, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon soon find themselves in much deeper waters. The vicious leader of a Filipino insurgency is not only using them to finance his attacks, he has stumbled upon one of the most lethal secrets of World War II: a Japanese-developed drug, designed, but never used, to turn soldiers into...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CUS

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Cus

Morley, Jefferson

Summary: CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton was one of the most powerful unelected officials in the United States government in the mid-20th century, a ghost of American power. From World War II to the Cold War, Angleton operated beyond the view of the public, Congress, and even the president. In The Ghost, investigative reporter Jefferson Morley tells Angleton's dramatic story. From the agency's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANGLETON, JAMES JESUS MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ANGLETON MOR

Prados, John

Summary: "The Ghosts of Langley is a provocative and panoramic new history of the Central Intelligence Agency that relates the agency's current predicament to its founding and earlier years, telling the story of the agency through the eyes of key figures in CIA history, including some of its most troubling covert actions around the world. It reveals how the agency, over seven decades, has resisted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 PRA

Steinhauer, Olen.

Summary: Nine years ago, terrorists hijacked a plane in Vienna. Somehow, a rescue attempt staged from the inside went terribly wrong and everyone on board was killed.Members of the CIA stationed in Vienna during that time were witness to this terrible tragedy, gathering intel from their sources during those tense hours, assimilating facts from the ground with a series of texts coming from one of their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Summary: Describes the enormous, top-secret, invisible universe created by the government after 9/11 and describes why the system in place to keep us safe may actually be putting us in greater danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.32517 PRI

Shiffman, John.

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize finalist presents the rare and intimate narrative of a daring national security sting designed to protect US soldiers, sailors, and pilots from the greatest danger they face on the battlefield--an enemy equipped with American-made weapons and technology. In Operation Shakespeare, investigative journalist John Shiffman traces an audacious and high-risk undercover...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 SHI

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Summary: A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LOO

Friedman, Barry

Summary: "As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded In June 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden sparked widespread debate about secret government surveillance of Americans. Just over a year later, the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, set off protests and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 FRI

Pineiro, R. J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIN

Kitfield, James

Summary: "When U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, it signaled the end of the longest conflict in the nation's history. Yet we are still at war--no longer with other states, but with a host of new enemies, from nihilistic terrorists and narco-traffickers to transnational criminal cartels, lone wolf assassins, and modern-day pirates. Standing against these foes is a tight-knit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 KIT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 KIT

Crumpton, Henry A.

Summary: A counterterrorism spy describes his leadership of the campaign that routed al Qaeda and the Taliban in the weeks after the September 11 attacks, offering insight into the ways in which the Afghanistan campaign changed American warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRUMPTON, HENRY A CRU

Talbot, David

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Summary: "An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful and secretive colossus in Washington, from the founder of Salon.com and author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers. America's greatest untold story: the United States' rise to world dominance under the guile of Allen Welsh Dulles, the longest-serving director of the CIA. Drawing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HaperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 TAL

Grey, Stephen

Summary: Investigative journalist Grey tells the inside story of international prisons sanctioned by the U.S. Government and used by the CIA to hold and torture people suspected of terrorism. He takes an unflinching look at a practice that scorns Geneva Convention rules and is powered by corruption at the highest levels of governments worldwide-- individuals abducted at airports around the world and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 GRE

Reel, Monte

Summary: In A Brotherhood of Spies, award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.127 REE

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Summary: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV TOM

Wilford, Hugh

Contents: Introduction -- Innocents' clubs : the origins of the CIA front -- Secret army : emigres -- AFL-CIA : labor -- A deep sickness in New York : intellectuals -- The cultural cold war : writers, artists, musicians, filmmakers -- The CIA on campus : students -- The truth shall make you free : women -- Saving the world : Catholics -- Into Africa : African Americans -- Things fall apart : journalists...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 WIL

Jervis, Robert

Contents: Adventures in intelligence -- Failing to see that the Shah was in danger : introduction, postmortem, and CIA comments -- Analysis of NFAC's performance on Iran's domestic crisis, mid-1977-7 November 1978 -- CIA comments on the report -- The Iraq WMD intelligence failure : what everyone knows is wrong -- The politics and psychology of intelligence and intelligence reform.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cornell University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.05 JER

Sharp, David H.

Summary: Recounts Project AZORIAN, the clandestine Cold War efforts of the CIA, under the guise of an undersea mining operation, to recover the sunken Soviet ballistic-missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the Pacific Ocean.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.9164 SHA

Kean, Thomas H.

Contents: Kean: September 11, 2001 -- Hamilton: September 11, 2001 -- Set up to fail: approaching an impossible task -- A start-up: setting up on a shoestring -- Cooperate or confront? : what to ask for and how to get it -- Finding the facts: negotiations, subpoenas, and more negotiations -- Getting the story: from field officers to cabinet offices, distant lands to detainees -- Finding a voice: public...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 KEA

Scahill, Jeremy.

Summary: Presents an exposé of secret war programs being conducted behind the scenes of the War on Terror, revealing the human consequences of night raids, drone strikes, and other unofficial "dirty-war" tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 SCA

Thor, Brad

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Summary: When a secret organization begins attacking diplomats throughout Europe at the same time a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath works without his mentor to prevent an all-out war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC THO

Hayden, Michael Vincent

Summary: "An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both the CIA and the NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and momentous change For General Michael Hayden, playing to the edge means playing so close to the line that you get chalk dust on your cleats. Otherwise, by playing back, you may protect yourself, but you will be less...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1273 HAY

Whittell, Giles.

Summary: Documents the stories of three men at the center of a legendary first prisoner exchange between the Soviet Union and America, describing the chance events that contributed to their captures and rescues and their indirect contributions to triggering the arms race.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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Scheer, Robert.

Summary: "In the first week of June 2013, the American people discovered that for a decade, they had abjectly traded their individual privacy for the chimera of national security. The revelation that the federal government has full access to all phone records and the vast trove of presumably private personal data posted on the Internet has brought the threat of a surveillance society to the fore. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 SCH