( Read ) Enemies A History of the FBI ☆ Tim Weiner


  • Hardcover
  • 537
  • Enemies A History of the FBI
  • Tim Weiner
  • English
  • 20 October 2019
  • 9781400067480

9 thoughts on “Enemies A History of the FBI

  1. says:

    Tim Weiner's Enemies A History of the FBI is an interesting book about the FBI's straddling the line between legal and ille

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    A free people must have both security and liberty They are warring forces yet we cannot have one without the other When William Webster became Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1978 he was shocked to find that the FBI spawned from the Bureau of Investigation in 1935 was without a legal framework for its activities and operations Author Tim Weiner describes The Bureau had no charter—a legal

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    J Edgar Hoover is the main character in this book at least for the first 23rds and if there was ever any uestion that Hoover is one of the most conseuential people in American history that uestion no longer exists in my mind But the Hoover of the book surprised me my mind's eye had always pictured Hoover as a Machiavellian power hungry mani

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    Why is it so hard for the United States to have an effective intelligence service and achieve a reasonable balance between individual rights and national security? Weiner’s history of the FBI had me asking that uestion and the likely answers

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    Reading this book i realized a couple things i didn't know before One that J Edgar Hoover was probably the most powerful man in Ame

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    If you liked Legacy of Ashes you'll like Enemies The converse also applies; Weiner retains the fast paced journalistic style of Legacy tantalising links are left hanging and background is left as exercise for the readerLike his biography of the Agency this effort starts to fade as it heads closer to the present deprived of declassified docu

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    An informative disturbing book on the history of the FBI which at its worst moments has functioned as something like the United States version of the Stasi As the book describes for the first half century after i

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    Dryly factual Five stars for the overwhelmingly interesting facts one star for the dry writing style which rarely goes into sufficient detail in its rush to recount large events often taking up large swaths of time Of cour

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    What a fascinating book I was really disturbed at how much intelligence was floating around before the 911 attacks Even as far back as the mid 1990s I have a lot greater respect for director Robert Mueller Mueller was essentially thrown into the position after battling an aggressive cancer right as the 911 attacks happened His resolve to maintain a bureau of integrity and legality is uite impressive Knowing what Mueller is up to these da

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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. A free people must have both security and liberty They are warring forces yet we cannot have one without the other When William Webster became Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1978 he was shocked to find that the FBI spawned from the Bureau of Investigation in 1935 was without a legal framework for its activities and operations Author Tim Weiner describes The Bureau had no charter a legal birth certificate from Congress spelling out its role It had never had one It still does not Weiner s Enemies is a whirlwind history of how such an entity came to be and how limited only by the president s oath to take care that the laws are faithfully executed its boundaries and missions have stretched and pulled and become what they are today The author further specifi

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About the Author: Tim Weiner

Tim Weiner reported for The New York Times for many years as a foreign correspondent and as a national security correspondent in Washington DC He has won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting and the National Book Award for LEGACY OF ASHES The History of the CIA His new book out in July is ONE MAN AGAINST THE WORLD The Tragedy of Richard Nixon