September 11, 2001. Intelligence failure The Webster years (May 26, 1987-August 31, 1991). Iran-Contra legacy ; Directorate of operations ; Setting new standards The Gates years (November 6, 1991-January 20, 1993). Confirmation of an insider ; A new vision ; Rethinking covert action ; The directorate of intelligence ; Post-Cold War convulsions The Woolsey years (February 5, 1993-January 10, 1995). The technocrat and the new world order ; New directions ; Adrich Ames ; Doing less with less ; Woolsey's undoing The Deutch years (May 10, 1995-December 15, 1996). The reluctant spy ; Politically correct espionage ; Al-Qa'ida dawns ; Mission alignment ; Unethical spies ; Turf and policy battles ; The CIA bites back The Tenet years (July 11, 1997-July 11, 2004). A pleasant surprise ; War on terrorism ; The dark side ; Help wanted ; Failure ; Out of the foxhole The years ahead. Epilogue.
Bibliography, etc. Note
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