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Enemies : a history of the FBI / Tim Weiner.

Weiner, Tim. (Author).
Book Book (c2012.)
Description: xvii, 537 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Random House, c2012.
18 of 18 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9781400067480 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1400067480 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p.[451]-511) and index.
Contents: 1: Spies and saboteurs -- Anarchy -- Revolution -- Traitors -- Communists -- "Who is Mr. Hoover?" -- Underworlds -- "They never stopped watching us" -- Red flags -- 2: World war -- The business of spying -- The juggler -- Secret intelligence -- "To strangle the United States" -- Law of war -- The machine of detection -- Organizing the world -- III: Cold War -- No gestapo -- Showdown -- "Red fascism" -- Surprise attack -- Paranoia -- "It looks like World War II is here" -- No sense of decency -- Game without rules -- The long shadow -- "Don't trust anybody" -- Immoral conduct -- "Murder was in style" -- Dangerous man -- Rule by fear -- "You got this phone tapped?" -- "The man I'm depending on" -- Clearly illegal -- The ultimate weapon -- "Pull down the temple" -- IV: Wat on terror -- Conspirators -- "The bureau cannot survive" -- House of cards -- "A state of continual danger" -- The price of silence -- Mosaic -- The blind Sheikh -- Flaws in the armor -- An easy target -- All our weapons -- "If we don't do this, people will die".
Summary: Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. We think of the FBI as America's police force. But secret intelligence is the Bureau's first and foremost mission. Enemies is the story of how presidents have used the FBI to conduct political warfare, and how the Bureau became the most powerful intelligence service the United States possesses. Here is the hidden history of America's hundred-year war on terror. The FBI has fought against terrorists, spies, anyone it deemed subversive--and sometimes American presidents. The FBI's secret intelligence and surveillance techniques have created a tug-of-war between national security and civil liberties. It is a tension that strains the very fabric of a free republic.--Publisher description.
Citation: Weiner, Tim. "Enemies : a history of the FBI." New York, NY : Random House, 2012.

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