88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary

By: Robert L. Grenier

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FIRST EDITION with full number line. 8vo. xix, 443 pp. 3 maps, 32 photographic illustrations on plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Paper over boards, gilt-titled spine, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, small green felt-tipped marker mark on top edge, looks more like a stray marker tip than a remainder mark, minor wear to jacket. Very Good. Robert Grenier is a longtime CIA officer who served as the CIA's top counter-terrorism official from 2004-2006. Robert Grenier was the CIA's man in Pakistan and Afghanistan on September 11, 2001. In this autobiographical account, Grenier gives a dramatic spy's-eye view in which he describes his original plans for a limited invasion of Afghanistan, his secret negotiations with warlords, how the war might have been prevented, and how weaknesses in American military and political leadership led to tragic defeat in America's longest war.

Title: 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary

Author Name: Robert L. Grenier

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, etc., Simon & Schuster: 2015

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MB718-012

Keywords: Robert L. Grenier, 88 Days to Kandahar A CIA Diary, Biography, Military History