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Enter the Past Tense: My Secret Life as a CIA Assassin Hardcover – July 1, 2007
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But the Tent no longer existed when Haas says he was in Istanbul; in late 1971 or early 1972(Haas is not very clear about this). I'm not exactly sure when the tent was taken down but I heard sometime during 1969 that it was removed as a result of a December 1968 shootout between an American drug dealer and the Turkish police. But it was definitely no longer on the hotel's roof in April 1970 when I passed through Istanbul on my way back from India.
Haas's mention of this shootout, which included the drug dealer's name, and his description of the junkie inside the Tent cooking up opium in a spoon and shooting up sounded very familiar when I read it because I had included the incident about the junkie in an article I wrote about the shootout and the drug dealer that I had posted on my website from 2002 to about 2006(along with the article I also posted FBI and U.S. State Department documents about the drug dealer and the shootout which I had obtained through FOIA requests. But, during my research, I had discovered that after 1969 nothing, ever, appeared in print about the shootout that actually named the drug dealer-until my article).
Also, Haas's description of the Tent is exactly how I described it in my article: I wrote that it was made out of canvas and corrugated iron. But it was actually made out of plastic sheet and wood frame!Read more ›
Author of disputed CIA book kills self on accident
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
If it's true , I like it. Alot of it seems so unbelievable. Haas was "killed" by an "accidental" gunshot wound to the leg a couple years ago. Read morePublished 14 months ago by jim b
I read the book and I had the great privilege of meeting Roland Haas at a book signing at a book store in Carrollton, GA on the square. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amy C Chambers
This was fascinating and I could hardly put it down. More than that ,I was touched by his personal trauma later in his career and how he lived through it. What a story!Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
I absolutely loved this book and would recommend it to anyone who likes a good spy book or story of redemption. Definitely one of my all time favoritesPublished 20 months ago by dogs 101
I knew Roland Haas from Germany when I was in the Army in Wildflecken. He was very intelligent and has a Masters Degree. However, this book is a work of fiction. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jim DiGriz
First off i dont know if he was really an assassin or not, i love how all the comments on here are wannabe CIA experts like the agency would document everything they do to the... Read morePublished on May 14, 2013 by Ron
After reading the negative reviews here, I wanted to see if it was possible to prove or disprove any of Mr. Haas's claims. I decided to find out if Mr. Read morePublished on January 26, 2013 by George L.