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By Tim Weiner

ISBN-10: 0307933938

ISBN-13: 9780307933935

ISBN-10: 0812979230

ISBN-13: 9780812979237

ISBN-10: 1400067480

ISBN-13: 9781400067480

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“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and engaging, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the lengthy historical past of the FBI right into a tale that's as compelling, and significant, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, writer of The Oath
Enemies is the 1st definitive background of the FBI’s mystery intelligence operations, from an writer whose paintings at the Pentagon and the CIA received him the Pulitzer Prize and the nationwide booklet Award.
we expect of the FBI as America’s police strength. yet mystery intelligence is the Bureau’s at the beginning undertaking. Enemies is the tale of the way presidents have used the FBI to behavior political struggle, and the way the Bureau turned the main robust intelligence carrier the USA possesses.
this is the hidden heritage of America’s hundred-year battle on terror. The FBI has fought opposed to terrorists, spies, an individual it deemed subversive—and occasionally American presidents. The FBI’s mystery intelligence and surveillance options have created a tug-of-war among nationwide defense and civil liberties. it's a stress that lines the very cloth of a loose republic.
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“Outstanding.”The long island Times
“Absorbing . . . a sweeping narrative that's all of the extra wonderful since it is so redolent with screw-ups and scandals.”Los Angeles Times

“Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tim Weiner has written a riveting within account of the FBI’s mystery machinations that is going so deep into the Bureau’s skulduggery, readers will consider they're tapping the telephones in addition to J. Edgar Hoover. this can be a e-book that each American who cares approximately civil liberties should still read.”—Jane Mayer, writer of Dark Money

“Fascinating.”The Wall highway Journal

“Important and hectic . . . with all of the verve and coherence of an excellent secret agent thriller.”—The big apple instances e-book Review

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