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Secrecy and democracy the CIA in transition by Stansfield Turner

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency.

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Includes index.

StatementStansfield Turner.
LC ClassificationsJK468.I6
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Open LibraryOL21365529M
ISBN 100395355737

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