From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Chilling...[Gertz] stokes the public's demand for a more rigorous intelligence apparatus. -- The New York Times
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Gertz has plenty of blame to go around but his major point is that decades of political interference in the work of the intelligence agencies and the bureaucratic inertia and... Read morePublished on September 25, 2009 by Peter Granger
While Bill Gertz does an effective job at highlighting the miscues and mistakes of the Clinton administration when dealing with the potential threats of terrorism and handling of... Read morePublished on July 3, 2008 by J.L. Populist
Incredible writer! Gertz explains the many faults of America's so called "Intelligence Agencies" and how everybody wants to blame everybody else. Read morePublished on February 15, 2008 by Douglas H. Lutz Jr.
From the opening to the very end, this author writes in a novel-like style that makes this book so very readable. Read morePublished on September 10, 2007 by David S. Rhodes
Gertz begins by relating how, prior to 9/11, the CIA failed to help an Afghan leader trying to rally forces against the pro bin Laden Taliban. Read morePublished on December 23, 2005 by Loyd Eskildson
This was a informative book that outlined what Gertz thought was the reason Sept 11th happened. Though these were problems left over from countless decades of neglect to the... Read morePublished on September 9, 2005 by J. Grammer
both the CIA and FBI. Mr. Gertz, the excellent correspondent for the excellent (meaning not anti-Bush/republican NY Times/Wash. Post/CNN/CBS/ABC,etc. Read morePublished on May 12, 2005 by EJ
"Breakdown: How America's Intelligence Failures Led to September 11" by Bill Gertz provides an operational history of America's spy community. Read morePublished on March 3, 2005 by Theresa M.