Slow Burn: The Rise and Bitter Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam

Slow Burn The Rise and Bitter Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam None

  • Title: Slow Burn: The Rise and Bitter Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam
  • Author: Orrin DeForest David Chanoff
  • ISBN: 9780671692582
  • Page: 252
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Slow Burn: The Rise and Bitter Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam

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    1. Michael Burnam-Fink

      DeForest has a unique take on the Vietnam War, having run a very successful interrogation center for about five years. Coming in to the country after the Tet offensive, DeForest found an intelligence operation in shamble, with no spies, a minimal list of suspects, worthless methods, and no intelligence. This story chronicles how he worked against incompetence and resistance all around him to fix that.In his time in country, DeForest used the timetested principles of police work to penetrate the [...]

    2. Martin

      This book is awesome. It is a memoir of the war, a great insight into the workings of counterintelligence, and a glaring indictment of the American Vietnam effort. Oh- and there's even a romance. Orrin Deforest went to Vietnam in the post Tet era, and tried to salvage the CIA's pathetic counter intelligence war and the Phoenix program. By using improved interrogation techniques and a little bit of basic policework, he was able to give the Agency a real understanding of the Viet Cong/NLF organisa [...]

    3. Sheehan

      Another in a set of "best of interrogation" books I have in my list to be read, this one covers the late to the game intelligence effort in Vietnam.The total lack of any real intelligence infrastructure until the final few years is mind-boggling, but also explains why it was such a protracted and brutal fight; until DeForest organized a screening facility the services were out just "searching and destroying" with little or know hard intel to apply to the problem. It's a shame no one organized so [...]

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