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The Central Intelligence Agency
This paper discusses the role of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) during the Cold War.
# 98148 | 1,377 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper examines various perspectives on CIA operations during the Cold War. The paper looks at their successes and failures but maintains that the CIA has remained an essential tool in the fight against communism and the maintenance of the intelligence system. The paper concludes that despite the criticism of this organization, it represented a crucial segment of the conduct of American foreign policy during the Cold War.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Goodman, Allan E., "Reforming U.S. Intelligence," Foreign Policy, 1987.
  • Murphy, David E., Serghei A. Kondrasev, and George Bailey. Battleground Berlin : CIA vs. KGB in the Cold War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.
  • Jeffreys- Jones, Rhodri. The CIA and American democracy. Yale UP. London. 1989.
  • Ranelagh, John. The Agency: The Rise and Decline of the CIA. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986.
  • Kennedy, Bruce. "Birth of the CIA." CNN Interactive. CNN. 2007. 25 March 2007.

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