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4.0 out of 5 stars Damn you, CIA!
The review copy of this that I read was heavily redacted by the CIA. Now, at first, that's fun - a couple of black lines where names should be gives an air of authenticity and danger. Later on, however, it gets annoying, literally, entire chapters are 90% black line with the remainder rendered completely impenetrable.

This may seem like a petty way to...
Published 20 months ago by Russell Smith

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3.0 out of 5 stars Great reading, but the heavy redactions ruin it.
I found this book to be very interesting. It is written by a former FBI cover agent who infiltrated Al Queida before the 9/11 attacks and he has a remarkable story to tell. Its certainly unique and makes for some pretty compelling reading. Overall, it it very well written and the author describes places, events and people very well; but due to the high number of people...
Published on 3 Jan 2012 by D. Richards


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