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Playing to the Edge

American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Playing to the Edge( )
Author: Hayden, Michael V.
ISBN:978-0-14-310998-3
Publication Date:Feb 2017
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

For General Michael Hayden, playing to the edge means playing so close to the line that you get chalk dust on your cleats. Otherwise, by playing back, you may protect yourself, but you will be less successful in protecting America. "Play to the edge" was Hayden's guiding principle when he ran the National Security Agency, and it remained so when he ran CIA. In his view, many shortsighted and uninformed people are quick to criticize, and this book will give them much to chew on but...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Intelligence & Espionage
Political Science / Security (National & International)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.499 x 8.268 x 0.975 Inches
Book Weight:0.801 Pounds
Author Biography
Hayden, Michael V. (Author)
Michael Vincent Hayden was born in 1945, in Pittsbugh, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Duquesne University (McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts). He went to have a career in the U.S. Air Force and intelligence. Today he is a retired United States Air Force four-star general and former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Currently he is a Principal at The Chertoff Group and a distinguished visiting professor at the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government. He is the author of Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror and The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies.

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