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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (165 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Bamford Narrator: Robertson Dean Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In A Pretext for War, acclaimed author James Bamford—whose classic book The Puzzle Palace first revealed the existence of the National Security Agency—draws on his unparalleled access to top intelligence sources to produce a devastating exposé of the intelligence community and the Bush administration. A Pretext for War reveals the systematic weaknesses behind the failure to detect or prevent the 9/11 attacks, and details the Bush administration’s subsequent misuse of intelligence to sell preemptive war to the American people. Filled with unprecedented new revelations, from the sites of “undisclosed locations” to the actual sources of America’s Middle East policy, A Pretext for War is essential reading for anyone concerned about the security of the United States.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by M | 11/14/2013

    " An interesting account of the Bush administration's gross negligence in committing the grave act of taking the nation into a "war of choice", twisting intelligence information at every step along the way to fabricate the rationale for what to date appears to have been a massive strategic blunder. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jose | 4/14/2013

    " good audio book...had learned a lot of this already in other books...still interesting. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jordan | 12/19/2012

    " This book is an interesting look at the problems of our intelligence system, and why it has been such a problem lately. It is also full of conspiracy theories, and lot of unconnected dots that Bamford tries to pull together. Interesting, if nothing else. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Alice | 11/9/2012

    " This is the best book on pre-Iraq war Washington. Gives you the personalities and the currents of thought in a fast, exciting format. Sort of the anti-Woodward. "

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