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Sub Rosa: The CIA and the Uses of Intelligence
Sub Rosa: The CIA and the Uses of Intelligence
By Peer de Silva
Times Books, 1978, 288 pp.

"There are tigers roaming the world, and we must recognize this or perish," a 30-year veteran of the CIA writes in this spirited defense of the agency. This is essentially a personal account, vividly written, of the author's career, the greater part of which was spent abroad at the more challenging posts.