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    • See No Evil

    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312

    In his explosive New York Times best seller, top CIA operative Robert Baer paints a chilling picture of how terrorism works on the inside and provides startling evidence of how Washington politics sabotaged the CIA's efforts to root out the world's deadliest terrorists, allowing for the rise of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda and the continued entrenchment of Saddam Hussein in Iraq.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting perspective

    • By Ryan & Alexandra on 07-09-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Perfect Kill

    • 21 Laws for Assassins
    • By: Robert B. Baer
    • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 296

    Assassination has been dramatized by literature and politicized by infamous murders throughout history, and for Robert Baer, one of the most accomplished agents to ever work for the CIA, it's a source of endless fascination, speculation, and intrigue. Over several decades, Baer served as an operative, from Iraq to New Delhi and beyond; notably, his career was the model for the acclaimed movie Syriana.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kill the King, Don't Slap Him

    • By Mike on 01-06-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Devil We Know

    • Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower
    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Ted Barker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Over the past 30 years, while the United States has turned either a blind or dismissive eye, Iran has emerged as a nation every bit as capable of altering America's destiny as traditional superpowers Russia and China. Indeed, one of this book's central arguments is that, in some ways, Iran's grip on America's future is even tighter.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Insider's Guide to Middle East Conspiracy Theory

    • By Delano on 10-07-08

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Sleeping with the Devil

    • How Washington Sold Its Soul for Saudi Crude
    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Baer goes behind the scenes to show how the U.S. willingly overlooked the corruption of the Saudi royal family, its financing of violent Islamic fundamentalist groups that spread hatred of the West throughout Saudi society, and its bribery of American officials. From a close-up with a corrupt Arab family to the inside scoop on how we helped fund the Taliban, Baer shows what's at stake in our pursuit of oil.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The story behind the true US-Saudi relationship

    • By B. Allen on 09-18-04

    Regular price: $27.93

    • See No Evil

    • The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism
    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Robert Baer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    After the terrorist attacks of September 11, Americans were left wondering how such a long-term, globally coordinated plot could have escaped detection by the CIA and taken the nation by surprise. Robert Baer was not surprised. A retired veteran of the CIA's Directorate of Operations, Baer saw firsthand how an increasingly bureaucratic CIA lost its way in the post-Cold War world and refused to adequately acknowledge and neutralize the growing threat of Islamic fundamentalist terror in the Middle East.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • George Bush and Congress--Are You Listening?

    • By amazonman on 11-22-04
    • The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism
    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Robert Baer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 01-18-02
    • 4 out of 5 stars 170 ratings

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Blow the House Down

    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Veteran CIA officer Max Waller has long been obsessed with the abduction and murder of his Agency mentor. Though years of digging yield the name of a suspect, an Iranian math genius turned terrorist, the trail seems too cold to justify further effort. Then Max turns up a photograph of the man standing alongside Osama bin Laden and a mysterious westerner whose face has been cut out, feeding Max's suspicion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What if...

    • By Edward on 06-22-07

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Company We Keep

    • A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
    • By: Dayna Baer, Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Robert Baer, Dayna Baer, Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    Robert Baer was known inside the CIA as perhaps the best operative working the Middle East. Dana was originally tasked for Agency background checks, but always wanted more. When Bob and Dayna met on a mission in Sarajevo, it wasn’t love at first sight. But there was something there, a spark. And as the danger escalated and their affection for each other grew, they realized it was time to leave “the Company,” to somehow rediscover the people they’d once been. As worldly as they both were, the couple didn’t realize at first that turning in their Agency ID cards would not be enough to put their covert past behind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Secret Agent Man and Woman

    • By Lynn on 05-10-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Blow the House Down

    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Veteran CIA officer Max Waller has long been obsessed with the abduction and murder of his Agency mentor. Though years of digging yield the name of a suspect, an Iranian math genius turned terrorist, the trail seems too cold to justify further effort. Then Max turns up a photograph of the man standing alongside Osama bin Laden and a mysterious westerner whose face has been cut out, feeding Max's suspicion.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • author should stick to nonfiction

    • By Mark on 09-18-06

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Sleeping with the Devil

    • How Washington Sold Its Soul for Saudi Crude
    • By: Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Robert O'Keefe
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Robert Baer reveals how our government's relationship with Saudi Arabia and America's dependence on Saudi oil make us vulnerable to economic disaster and put us at risk for further acts of terrorism. Our addiction to cheap oil and Saudi petrodollars caused us to turn a blind eye to the Al Sa'ud's culture of bribery, and its financial support of fundamentalist Islamic groups that have been directly linked to international acts of terror, including those against the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ouch. The truth hurts.

    • By Kevin Christy on 07-28-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Eighty Is Not Enough

    • One Actor's Journey Through American Entertainment
    • By: Dick Van Patten, Robert Baer
    • Narrated by: Dick Van Patten
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Narrating his riveting memoir, beloved actor Dick Van Patten reflects on his prolific career, vibrant life, and the people who shaped both. From growing up during the Great Depression when poverty and racially biased ideologies dominated America, to witnessing the advent of television and its subsequent influence on culture, Dick Van Patten's life is a rich record of change and progress in America and Hollywood.

    Regular price: $24.47