At the Center of the Storm: The CIA During America's Time of Crisis (Paperback)

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At the Center of the Storm is a revealing look at the inner workings of the most important intelligence organization in the world during the most challenging times in recent history. Based on his unparalleled access to both the highest echelons of government and raw intelligence from the field, former CIA Director George Tenet's candid and gripping memoir disentangles the interlocking events that led to 9/11 and offers eye-opening new information on the deliberations and strategies that culminated in the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Through it all, Tenet paints an unflinching self-portrait of a man caught between the warring forces of the administration's decision-making process and his own conscience.

About the Author

George Tenet was the Director of Central Intelligence from 1997 to 2004. He holds a BSFS from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and an MIA from the School of International Affairs at Columbia University. He was appointed to the faculty of Georgetown University in 2004 and lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife, author Stephanie Glakas-Tenet, and their son.

Praise For…

San Francisco Chronicle

“Tenet’s new delicious and edifying.”
— Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers

“The drums have been sounding for the long-awaited book by former CIA director George Tenet.”
Washington Post

“…fascinating …”
New York Times

“….very readable…”
Los Angeles Times
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061147791
ISBN-10: 0061147796
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: April 22nd, 2008
Pages: 608
Language: English