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  • Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9-11 Saved American Lives

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Jose A. Rodriguez
    • Narrated By Sean Pratt
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (104)
    Performance
    (91)
    Story
    (91)

    Since the death of Osama Bin Laden, interest in counterterrorism is at an all-time high. Most people don’t know that Bin Laden’s death is the culmination of years of covert operations and tactics largely overseen by Jose Rodriguez and built on by his successors. Rodriguez’s sometimes controversial tenure as Chief of the Agency’s Counterterrorism Center involved CIA officers capturing and detaining key senior Al Qaeda operatives and implementing Enhanced Interrogation Techniques....

    Rebecca says: "Not politically slanted as I expected"
    "Intense & Powerful Peek Behind The Curtain"
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    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    It was amazing story of how an ordinary little boy became the nation's top spy master and his journey to protecting the American people after 9-11. Mr Rodriguez bravely took the fight right to the terrorists front door and gives a peek behind the CIA's curtain. Its about an ordinary man who is tasked with an extraordinary responsibility -


    Which character – as performed by Sean Pratt – was your favorite?

    Mr. Pratt did an excellent job to bring depth and personality to all of the players


    What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

    That it is possible to be a terrorist-hunting super-hero by day, and still host dinner parties and do the whole family thing on nights and weekends. - Amazing!

    like all government agencies - its run by bureaucratic people who put covering their own butts ahead of whats best for the people of the United States - which Mr. Rodriguez had to navigate while still keeping the focus on getting the terrorists off the battle field. (its like walking a high-wire without a net- and being forced to juggle bureaucratic chain-saws)

    Without Mr. Rodriguez the US would have had several more terrorists attacks on its soil.
    Every person in the country would buy this guy a beer if they knew his story.


    Any additional comments?

    I have recommended this book to all of my family and friends.

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