Shadow War: The CIA's Secret War in Laos

Shadow War The CIA s Secret War in Laos This is the first comprehensive history of the CIA s largest paramilitary operation during the cold war It took years to write and involved interviews with CIA case officers U S military offic

This is the first comprehensive history of the CIA s largest paramilitary operation during the cold war It took 10 years to write and involved interviews with 650 CIA case officers, U.S military officials, and senior Lao, Thai and North Vietnamese officers Includes outstanding photos and maps and never before reported details on the secret war in Laos.

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Shadow War: The CIA's Secret War in Laos

  1. Kenneth J. Conboy Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Shadow War: The CIA's Secret War in Laos book, this is one of the most wanted Kenneth J. Conboy author readers around the world.

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  1. A excellent study of the CIA s Laotian operations Told in the style of a military history, Conboy s book describes the Momentum operation in detail, covering all of the better known operations like the Agency s operations in support of Vang Pao as well as some lesser known ones Again, this is told in the style of a campaign history, and the significance of events can be a little hard to decipher as the narrative becomes and blow by blow, and thus somewhat dull The level of detail is somewhat e [...]


  2. A bit dry, and tough to get through Not a very easy read, but this book contains a lot of information I haven t found in other books and is definitely worth your time if you are interested in the CIA s secret war in Laos.


  3. Not for everyone, certainly not the casual reader But this is the most thorough and accurate book available on the war in Laos during the postwar era Incredibly detailed, the reader will never find another source that explains so well what took place during those years The war in Laos, the politics, Lao society, and, of course, Lao geography are some of the most complicated byzantine affairs I ve ever encountered Conboy s Shadow War is like a field guide to recognizing what was happening Superb. [...]


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