The Central Intelligence Agency: An Encyclopedia of Covert Ops, Intelligence Gathering, and Spies

Editor: Goldman, Jan
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069091-1
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 39
Book Status: Available
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This reference work offers both students and general-interest readers a definitive resource that examines the impact the CIA has had on world events throughout the Cold War and beyond. From its intervention in Guatemala in 1954, through the Bay of Pigs, the Vietnam War, the Iran-Contra Affair, and its key role in Afghanistan following the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, this objective, apolitical work covers all of this controversial intelligence agency's most notable successes and failures.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Timeline of Central Intelligence Agency and Intelligence Activities, 1939–2015
  • VOLUME ONE
  • A
  • Afghanistan
  • Agee, Philip
  • Air America
  • Air Reconnaissance
  • ajax, Operation
  • Alec Station
  • Al Harethi Drone Strike
  • Allende Gossens, Salvador
  • Ames, Aldrich
  • Angleton, James
  • Animal Farm
  • Arbenz Guzmán, Jacobo
  • artichoke, Operation
  • Assassination
  • A-12 Blackbird
  • azorian, Project
  • B
  • Barnett, David
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion
  • Berlin Blockade and Airlift
  • Berlin Spy Carousel
  • Berlin Tunnel
  • Bird & Sons
  • Bissell, Richard Mervin, Jr.
  • Blackmail
  • Blowback
  • bluebird, Project
  • Book of Honor
  • Boyce, Christopher
  • Brigade 2506
  • Buckley, William F.
  • C
  • Casey, William
  • Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949
  • Central Intelligence Agency Information Act of 1984
  • Central Intelligence Group
  • chaos, Operation
  • Cherkashin, Victor
  • Chile
  • Church Committee
  • Clandestine Services
  • Coercive Interrogation
  • Colby, William
  • Cold War and the CIA
  • Communications Intelligence
  • congress, Operation
  • Contractors
  • Contras
  • Copeland, Miles
  • corona Program
  • Counterterrorism Center
  • Cuba
  • Cubela, Rolando
  • “Curveball”
  • Cyber Security
  • D
  • Dark Alliance Series
  • Data Mining
  • Dawe, Amos
  • Dead Drop
  • Deutch Rules
  • Disinformation
  • Domestic Spying
  • Donovan, William
  • Dooley, Thomas A., III
  • Double Agents
  • Drones
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Dulles, Allen
  • E
  • echelon System
  • Eclipse Group
  • Eisenhower, Dwight David
  • Electronic Intelligence
  • F
  • Falcon and Snowman
  • “Family Jewels”
  • Farfield Foundation
  • Favaro Affair
  • FBI Relations
  • 5412 Special Group
  • Ford Foundation
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Front Organizations
  • G
  • Garber, Joy Ann
  • Gee, Elizabeth Ethel
  • Gehlen, Reinhard
  • Gladio Network
  • Glomar Explorer
  • Goleniewski, Michael
  • Golitsyn, Anatoliy
  • Goss, Porter
  • Guatemalan Intervention
  • Guevara, Che
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident
  • gusto, Project
  • H
  • Handwriting Analysis
  • Hekmati, Amir
  • Helms, Richard
  • Hersh, Seymour
  • Howard, Edward Lee
  • ht-lingual, Operation
  • Hughes-Ryan Amendment
  • Huk Rebellion
  • Human Intelligence
  • Huston Plan
  • Hypnosis
  • I
  • Image Intelligence
  • Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Intelligence Oversight Act of 1980
  • Intelligence versus Law Enforcement
  • Invisible Ink
  • Iran-Contra Affair
  • Italian General Election of 1948
  • ivy bells, Operation
  • J
  • Joint Inquiry into the Terrorist Attacks of September 11
  • K
  • Kampiles, William
  • Kent, Sherman
  • Kilim Affair
  • Kiriakou, John
  • Kirkpatrick Report
  • Koecher, Karel
  • Komer, Robert
  • Komitet Gosudarstvennoi Bezopasnosti (KGB)
  • Kopatzky, Aleksandr
  • L
  • Lansdale, Edward
  • Lee, Andrew
  • Legal Restrictions on the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Lockheed
  • Lovestone, Jay
  • Lumumba, Patrice
  • M
  • Masri Case
  • Mass Media (Information) Operations
  • McCarthy, Mary O.
  • merlin, Operation
  • mkultra, Project
  • moby dick, Project
  • mockingbird, Operation
  • mongoose, Operation
  • moses, Operation
  • Mujahideen in the Soviet-Afghan War
  • N
  • National Intelligence Council
  • National Photographic Interpretation Center
  • National Security
  • National Security Act of 1947
  • National Security Council Directive 4-A
  • National Security Council Directive 10/2
  • National Security Decision Directive 17
  • Nicholson, Harold James
  • Nosenko, Yuri
  • O
  • Office of Strategic Services
  • Olson, Frank
  • Open Source Center
  • Osama bin Laden, Killing of
  • P
  • Panetta, Leon
  • Paramilitary Operations, Covert
  • Penkovsky, Oleg
  • Peterson, Martha
  • Philby, Kim
  • phoenix Program
  • Plumbers, Watergate
  • Political Operations, Covert
  • Politicized Intelligence Analysis
  • Popov, Pyotr
  • Powers, Francis Gary
  • Predator Drone
  • Presidential Finding
  • Q
  • Qala-i-Jangi Uprising
  • R
  • Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty
  • Reagan Doctrine
  • Recorded Future, Inc.
  • Recruitment, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Red Cell Report
  • red sox, Operation
  • Rendition
  • Rockefeller Commission
  • Roosevelt, Kermit, Jr.
  • S
  • Senate Torture Report
  • September 11 Attacks
  • September 11 Attacks, Warning of
  • Shackley, Theodore G.
  • Signals Intelligence
  • Six-Day War
  • slammer, Project
  • Smith, Walter Bedell
  • Snepp, Frank
  • Spann, Johnny
  • Special Activities Division
  • Special Projects, Office of
  • stargate, Project
  • Sterling, Jeffrey A.
  • Stockwell, John R.
  • straggle, Operation
  • Swift Project
  • T
  • Team A–Team B Exercise
  • Tenet, George
  • 303 Committee
  • Tibet
  • Top Hat
  • Tora Bora
  • Torture
  • Tower Commission
  • track two, Operation
  • V
  • Vietnam War, Covert Operations in
  • W
  • wappen, Operation
  • War on Terror and the CIA
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Webster, William
  • Welch, Richard
  • Whitlam Coup
  • Wilson, Charlie
  • Wilson, Edwin
  • Wilson, Valerie Plame
  • Wisner, Frank
  • Woodruff, Freddie, Murder of
  • World Intelligence Review
  • Y
  • Young, George Kennedy
  • Yurchenko, Vitaly
  • Z
  • Zelikow Memo
  • Zenith Technical Enterprises
  • VOLUME TWO: DOCUMENTS
  • List of Primary Documents
  • 1940s
  • 1950s–1960s
  • 1970s–1980s
  • 1990–2014
  • Bibliography
  • Editor and Contributors
  • About the Editor