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By Alan B. Trabue

Alan Trabue selected a extraordinary, risky solution to make a dwelling. In a lifetime of Lies and Spies, Trabue exposes the usually perilous global of polygraphing overseas spies in help of CIA espionage courses. He recounts his superb, true-life globe-trotting adventures, from his induction within the CIA in 1971 to directing the CIA's world-wide covert ops polygraph program.

A lifetime of Lies and Spies brings readers into the high-stakes international of covert operations and the search to discover deceit, that includes a high-speed automobile chase, blown clandestine conferences, surreptitious room searches, tear-gassing via rebel police, and confrontations with computer gun-armed squaddies. Liberally sprinkled with facet anecdotes-such as debriefing an agent although a torturous swarm of mosquitoes in a jungle shack-Trabue's tale highlights either the humor and the intrinsic threat of accomplishing CIA covert activities.

Writing from a distinct standpoint framed via his unusual durability and extensive adventure, for which he used to be offered the profession Intelligence Medal, Trabue's memoir unveils the CIA's use of polygraph and interrogation to validate recruited spies' bona fides and data bought via their acts of espionage.

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