Beginning in the s, Saddam Hussein ruled the Republic of Iraq with a tight grip. His supporters maintained that through his many social and economic programs he effectively brought the country into the modern age.
Ronald Kessler is the New York Times bestselling author of 21 non-fiction books. Kessler began his career as a journalist in on the Worcester Telegram, followed by three years as an investigative reporter and editorial writer with the Boston Herald.
He became an investigative reporter with the Washington Post in and continued in that position until Kessler has won 18 journalism awards, including two George Polk awards—one for national reporting and one for community service. Franklin Pierce University awarded him the Marlin Fitzwater Medallion for excellence as a prolific author, journalist, and communicator.
He is listed in Who's Who in America. The Story of Adnan Khashoggi, is the inside story of the world's preeminent arms dealer. Kessler's next book, SPY vs. Stalking Soviet Spies in America, is the only book on the FBI's secret counterintelligence program for catching spies and contains the first interview with Karl Koecher, a Soviet bloc spy who became a mole in the CIA and attended sex parties with his gorgeous wife Hana.
Marines, and the resulting investigations. It contains the only interview with Yurchenko by a western journalist and portrays the CIA's disastrous mishandling of the case.
The book revealed for the first time the defection of Vasili Mitrokhin, whose notes from the KGB's archives disclosed the existence over the years of hundreds of spies in the U.
The book is the authoritative work on the modern FBI. The Hidden Lives of the Modern Presidents and the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Institution depicts what the presidents and first families are really like and how the White House really operates, as seen by the Secret Service, Air Force One stewards, and White House aides and residence staff who know the true story.
Kennedy and the Dynasty He Founded, is the first major biography of Joe Kennedy in more than thirty years. Based in part on the only interview ever given by the surgeon who performed the lobotomy on her, the book reveals that for political reasons, Joe Kennedy covered up the fact that his daughter Rosemary was mentally ill rather than retarded, as the family has long claimed.
In many ways, Congress is even more powerful than the president. Only Capitol Police officers, doormen, elevator operators, pages, professional staffers, and members of Congress themselves know what goes on behind the scenes and how Congress really works.
The book suggests how Americans can take back their government by electing decent, honorable people. It is home to billionaires like Donald Trump, trust fund babies, women addicted to staying beautiful, and the sophisticated "walkers" who escort them.
The book is the definitive account of the FBI, revealing its strengths and weaknesses, triumphs and blunders, methods and secrets.
The book focuses on the directors who have run the bureau, from J.
With the CIA at the core of the war on terror, no agency is as important to preserving America's freedom.
Yet the CIA is a closed and secretive world—impenetrable to generations of journalists—and few Americans know what really goes on among the spy masters who plot America's worldwide campaign against terrorists.
The book explores whether the CIA can be trusted, whether its intelligence is politicized, and whether it is capable of winning the war on terror. In doing so, the book weaves in the history of the CIA and how it really works.is the New York Times bestselling author of 21 non-fiction books.
Kessler began his career as a journalist in on the Worcester Telegram, followed by three years as an investigative reporter and editorial writer with the Boston regardbouddhiste.com , he joined the Wall Street Journal as an investigative reporter in the New York bureau.
He became an investigative reporter with the Washington Post. Saddam Hussein (born ), the socialist president of the Iraqi Republic beginning in and strongman of the ruling Ba'th regime beginning in , was known for his political shrewdness and ability to survive conflicts.
He led Iraq in its long, indecisive war with Iran beginning in He was. Tony Blair, in full Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, (born May 6, , Edinburgh, Scotland), British Labour Party leader who served as prime minister of the United Kingdom (–). He was the youngest prime minister since and the longest-serving Labour prime minister, and his year tenure as prime minister was the second longest continuous period (after Margaret Thatcher’s) in.
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Saddam Hussein was a bloody and brutal dictator who kept his country of Iraq at war almost constantly after assuming power in At least one million people died due to the machinations of Saddam. After his regime was toppled by the U.S. invasion of , he wound up on a gallows, his life Born: Apr 28, Oct 16, · Born on April 28, , in Tikrit, Iraq, Saddam Hussein was a secularist who rose through the Baath political party to assume a dictatorial presidency.
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