Anyone read “Surprise Kill Vanish” ?

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It’s a 2019 collection of research and interviews done by Annie Jacobson. She lays it out chronological WWII forward. The book focuses on CIA paramilitary history.

I picked it up because it contains recent history from SF legend Billy Waugh. I’m only 5 chapters in, but here’s a real gem:

Billy Waugh served with Larry Thorne in 10th SF in Germany! I had never put 2+2 together with it before, but the timelines make sense.
 

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She's a very good author. Look up her book on Operation Paperclip. Her Area 51 book is well written even if I question the information presented. I question some of her sources but we can say that about a lot of authors.

As an aside, her voice can put you to sleep as in a total ASMR relaxtion coma.
 

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She's a very good author. Look up her book on Operation Paperclip. Her Area 51 book is well written even if I question the information presented. I question some of her sources but we can say that about a lot of authors.

As an aside, her voice can put you to sleep as in a total ASMR relaxtion coma.

I have not read her stuff but she has good street cred, she is known to have good sources and back up her information.
 

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She's a very good author. Look up her book on Operation Paperclip. Her Area 51 book is well written even if I question the information presented. I question some of her sources but we can say that about a lot of authors.

As an aside, her voice can put you to sleep as in a total ASMR relaxtion coma.

I am reading her "Area 51" book now. It's a good read so far and I would recommend it as well.
 

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In a similar vein, has anyone read Steve Coll's "Directorate S", about the CIA in AFPAK? Been meaning to pick it up but haven't gotten around to it. "Ghost Wars" was excellent.
 
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