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 J. Tenet was the second-longest-serving Director of Central Intelligence in U.S. history, leading the CIA and Intelligence Community from 1997 to 2004. He was Deputy Director of Central Intelligence from 1995 to 1997 and prior to that Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Intelligence Programs at the National Security Council and Staff Director of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He is the author of the number-one "New York Times" bestseller "At the Center of the Storm".





Bill Harlow is the former chief spokesman for the Central Intelligence Agency. He was the coauthor of former CIA director George Tenet's #1 "New York Times" bestseller "At the Center of the Storm", published in 2007. He is a retired Naval Officer who served in top spokesman jobs at the White House, Pentagon, and CIA.

Praise For…


“Compelling.”
-San Francisco Chronicle

“Tenet’s new book...is delicious and edifying.”
-Associated Press

“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: 561
Language: English