The Cia's Greatest Hits (Real Story) (Paperback)

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A revised and updated edition of the explosive book that blows the lid off the Central Intelligence Agency.

The CIA's Greatest Hits details how the CIA:

- hired top Nazi war criminals, shielded them from justice and learned--and used--their techniques
- has been involved in assassinations, bombings, massacres, wars, death squads, drug trafficking, and rigged elections all over the world
- tortures children as young as 13 and adults as old as 89, resulting in forced "confessions to all sorts of imaginary crimes (an innocent Kuwaiti was tortured for months to make him keep repeating his initial lies, and a supposed al-Qaeda leader was waterboarded 187 times in a single month without producing a speck of useful information)
- orchestrates the media--which one CIA deputy director liked to call "the mighty Wurlitzer--and places its agents inside newspapers, magazines and book publishers
- and much more

The CIA's crimes continue unabated, and unpunished. The day before General David Petraeus took over as the twentieth CIA director, federal prosecutors announced that they were dropping 99 investigations into the deaths of people in CIA custody, leaving just two active cases they're willing to pursue.

About the Author


Arthur Naiman has written more than thirty books that together have sold millions of copies. Author/illustrator Mark Zepezauer's previous books include Take the Rich Off Welfare, Boomerang! How Our Covert Wars Have Created Enemies Across the Middle East and Brought Terror to America, The Nixon Saga and the first edition of The CIA's Greatest Hits. The former publisher of the Tucson Comic News, he lives in Tucson with his wife and two children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781593764395
ISBN-10: 1593764391
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2012
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Real Story