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By Alan B. Trabue

ISBN-10: 1250065046

ISBN-13: 9781250065049

Alan Trabue selected a strange, risky solution to make a dwelling. In a lifetime of Lies and Spies, Trabue exposes the customarily perilous global of polygraphing international spies in aid of CIA espionage courses. He recounts his fabulous, true-life globe-trotting adventures, from his induction within the CIA in 1971 to directing the CIA's world-wide covert ops polygraph program.

A lifetime of Lies and Spies brings readers into the high-stakes international of covert operations and the hunt to discover deceit, that includes a high-speed motor vehicle chase, blown clandestine conferences, surreptitious room searches, tear-gassing through rebel police, and confrontations with laptop gun-armed infantrymen. Liberally sprinkled with facet anecdotes-such as debriefing an agent even though a torturous swarm of mosquitoes in a jungle shack-Trabue's tale highlights either the humor and the intrinsic hazard of undertaking CIA covert activities.

Writing from a different standpoint framed by means of his unusual sturdiness and extensive adventure, for which he was once provided the occupation Intelligence Medal, Trabue's memoir unveils the CIA's use of polygraph and interrogation to validate recruited spies' bona fides and data acquired via their acts of espionage.

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