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Author Weiner, Tim.
Title Enemies : a history of the FBI / Tim Weiner.
Imprint New York : Random House, [2012]
©2012
Edition First edition.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8144.F43 W45 2012    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8144.F43 W45 2012    AVAILABLE  
Author Weiner, Tim.
Subject Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Description xvii, 537 pages ; 25 cm
Edition First edition.
Summary Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. We think of the FBI as America's police force. But secret intelligence is the Bureau's first and foremost mission. Enemies is the story of how presidents have used the FBI to conduct political warfare, and how the Bureau became the most powerful intelligence service the United States possesses. Here is the hidden history of America's hundred-year war on terror. The FBI has fought against terrorists, spies, anyone it deemed subversive--and sometimes American presidents. The FBI's secret intelligence and surveillance techniques have created a tug-of-war between national security and civil liberties. It is a tension that strains the very fabric of a free republic.--Publisher description
Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. We think of the FBI as America's police force. But secret intelligence is the Bureau's first and foremost mission. Enemies is the story of how presidents have used the FBI to conduct political warfare, and how the Bureau became the most powerful intelligence service the United States possesses. Here is the hidden history of America's hundred-year war on terror. The FBI has fought against terrorists, spies, anyone it deemed subversive--and sometimes American presidents. The FBI's secret intelligence and surveillance techniques have created a tug-of-war between national security and civil liberties. It is a tension that strains the very fabric of a free republic.--Publisher description.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Spies and saboteurs. Anarchy ; Revolution ; Traitors ; Communists ; "Who is Mr. Hoover?" ; Underworlds ; "They never stopped watching us" ; Red flags -- pt. 2. World War. The business of spying ; The juggler ; Secret intelligence ; "To strangle the United States" ; Law of war ; The machine of detection ; Organizing the world -- pt. 3. Cold war. No Gestapo ; Showdown ; "Red fascism" ; Surprise attack ; Paranoia ; "It looks like World War III is here" ; No sense of decency ; Game without rules ; The long shadow ; "Don't trust anybody" ; Immoral conduct ; "Murder was in style" ; Dangerous man ; Rule by fear ; "You got this phone tapped?" ; "The man I'm depending on" ; Clearly illegal ; The ultimate weapon ; "Pull down the temple" -- pt. 4. War on terror. Conspirators ; "The Bureau cannot survive" ; House of cards ; "A state of continual danger" ; The price of silence ; Mosaic ; The blind sheikh ; Flaws in the armor ; An easy target ; All our weapons ; "If we don't do this, people will die."
ISBN 9781400067480 (alk. paper)
1400067480 (alk. paper)
9780679643890 (ebook)
0679643893 (ebook)
OCLC # 703621240
Table of Contents
 Author's Notexv
pt. I SPIES AND SABOTEURS 
1.Anarchy3
2.Revolution7
3.Traitors13
4.Communists26
5."Who is Mr. Hoover?"33
6.Underworlds47
7."They never stopped watching us"60
8.Red Flags65
pt. II WORLD WAR 
9.The Business of Spying73
10.The Juggler81
11.Secret Intelligence91
12."To strangle the United States"96
13.Law of War109
14.The Machine of Detection119
15.Organizing the World125
pt. III COLD WAR 
16.No Gestapo131
17.Showdown140
18."Red fascism"147
19.Surprise Attack151
20.Paranoia163
21."It looks like World War III is here"171
22.No Sense of Decency179
23.Game Without Rules188
24.The Long Shadow191
25."Don't trust anybody"202
26.Immoral Conduct211
27."Murder was in style"216
28.Dangerous Man223
29.Rule by Fear230
30."You got this phone tapped?"239
31."The man I'm depending on"253
32.Clearly Illegal264
33.The Ultimate Weapon277
34."Pull down the temple"288
pt. IV WAR ON TERROR 
35.Conspirators307
36."The Bureau cannot survive"320
37.House of Cards329
38."A state of continual danger"337
39.The Price of Silence351
40.Mosaic367
41.The Blind Sheikh374
42.Flaws in the Armor382
43.An Easy Target396
44.All Our Weapons413
45."If we don't do this, people will die"432
 Afterword449
 Notes451
 Index513


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