The Interrogator

An Education

by Glenn L. Carle

The Interrogator

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The Interrogator presents the author's account of an interrogation of a suspected al-Qaeda leader, including the CIA's response to his findings and his views on how the War on Terrorism has affected the decisions made by the White House and CIA.

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