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First in: An Insider's Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan

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Publisher Comments:

While America held its breath in the days immediately following 9/11, a small but determined group of CIA agents covertly began to change history. This is the riveting first-person account of the treacherous top-secret mission inside Afghanistan to set the stage for the defeat of the Taliban and launch the war on terror.

As thrilling as any novel, First In is a uniquely intimate look at a mission that began the U.S. retaliation against terrorism-and reclaimed the country of Afghanistan for its people.

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

From a CIA agent who led the first team of Americans into Afghanistan after 9/11, this national bestseller is the first book to explain the crucial role the agency played in defeating the Taliban.

About the Author

GARY C. SCHROEN has served in the CIA for thirty-five years, much of his career focusing on the Middle East, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. His honors include the Intelligence Cross, the highest award given by the CIA. He lives in Reno, Nevada, with his wife, Betsy.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345496614
Publisher:
Presidio Press
Subject:
Military - Intelligence/Espionage
Author:
Schroen, Gary
Author:
Gary C. Schroen
Author:
Various
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence
Subject:
Secret service
Subject:
United states
Subject:
War on Terrorism, 2001-
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
Military - Persian Gulf War
Subject:
Military-Espionage
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1/8-PAGE B/W INSERT
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.68x4.37x1.15 in. .46 lbs.

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First in: An Insider's Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan
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