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Lang Matl
Author Aid, Matthew M., 1958-

Title The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency / Matthew M. Aid.

Imprint New York : Bloomsbury, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  UB256.U6    Available
Description vi, 426 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21cm.
Note Originally published: 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Roller-coaster ride : the travails of American communications intelligence : 1945-1950 -- The storm breaks : SIGINT and the Korean War : 1950-1951 -- Fight for survival : the creation of the National Security Agency -- The inventory of ignorance
Summary Presents a history of the agency, from its inception in 1945, to its role in the Cold War, to its controversial advisory position at the time of the Bush administration's search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, shortly before the invasio
Subject United States. National Security Agency -- History.
Intelligence service -- United States.
Electronic surveillance -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1945-
ISBN 9781608190966 (pbk.)
160819096X (pbk.)