State of War
- United States
More informationState of War reveals the secret history of the CIA and the presidency of George W. Bush a series of hidden events that includes scandals that will redefine his presidency
The hidden history features a National Security Agency that engaged in a massive domestic spying program, a Defense Department that made its own foreign policy, and a president who created a sphere of deniabilityin which his top aides were briefed on matters of the utmost sensitivity, but the president was carefully kept in ignorance.
James Risen, who has covered national security for The New York Times for years, draws on extraordinary sources in Washington and around the world to uncover an explosive chain of events:
Not since the 1970s have so many scandals in the intelligence community come to light. Shocking in its specifics and troubling in its ramifications, Risen¹s secret history shows how power truly works in the Bush administration.