Cloak and Dollar
A History of American Secret IntelligenceBook - 2002
A history of American secret intelligence from the founding of the nation to the present day. Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones chronicles the extraordinary expansion of American secret intelligence from the 1790s, when George Washington set aside a discretionary fund for covert operations, to the beginning of the 21st century, when United States intelligence expenditure exceeds Russia's total defense budget.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002
Characteristics: x, 357 p. ; 24 cm