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Allen Dulles: Secrecy In Statecraft
I would like bring attention to Justice Joseph Story. His commentaries on The Constitution of The Unoted States seem to be hidden in plain sight. Current Associate Justice Scalia recommends reading and understanding Story’s work. I would like to see widly brought to Oath Keepers attention.
Thank you John;
Would you have a link or two to share?
Elias Alias, editor
Holy crap could I fill this page in…
feel free to contact me, whoever manages this page, I’d be happy to finish it.
Here is some reading material that would help fill it in…
Michael J. Glennon, “National Security and Double Government.” Oxford University Press, 2014.
Michael J. Hogan, “A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945-1954.” Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Rebecca U. Thorpe, “The American Warfare State: The Domestic Politics of Military Spending.” University of Chicago, 2014.
Pricilla Clapp and Morton Halperin, “Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy.” Brookings, 2006.
Roger Hilsman, “The Politics of Policy Making in Defense and Foreign Affairs: Conceptual Models and Bureaucratic Politics.” Prentice Hall, 1993.
Peter Kornbluh, “Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba (National Security Archive Documents).” The New Press, 1998.
Amy Zegart, “Flawed by Design: The Evolution of the CIA, JCS, and NSC.” Stanford University Press, 2000.
Mary Ann Heiss and Michael J. Hogan, “Origins of the National Security State and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman.” Truman State University Press, 2015.
Raymond H. Geselbracht, ed., “Foreign Aid and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman.” Truman State University Press, 2015.
Sarah-Jane Corke, “US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy: Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53.” Routledge, 2007.
James Ledbetter, “Unwarranted Influence: Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Military-Industrial Complex.” Yale, 2011.
Gregory Hooks, “Forging the Military-Industrial Complex: World War II’s Battle of the Potomac.” University of Illinois Press, 1991.
Paul A. C. Koistinen, “Military-industrial Complex: A Historical Perspective.” Praeger, 1980.
Paul A. C. Koistinen, “Beating Plowshares into Swords: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1606-1865.” University Press of Kansas, 1996.
Paul A. C. Koistinen, “Mobilizing for Modern War: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1865-1919.” University Press of Kansas, 1997.
Paul A. C. Koistinen, “Planning War, Pursuing Peace: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1920-1939.” University Press of Kansas, 1998.
Paul A. C. Koistinen, “Arsenal of World War II: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1940-1945.” University Press of Kansas, 2004.
Paul A. C. Koistinen, “State of War: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1945-2011.” University Press of Kansas, 2012.
Stuart W. Leslie, “The Cold War and American Science: The Military-Industrial-Academic Complex at MIT and Stanford.” Columbia University Press, 1994.
*Burton Hersh, “The Old Boys: The American Elite and the Origins of the CIA.” Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1992.
Douglas M. Charles, “J. Edgar Hoover and the Anti-interventionists: FBI Political Surveillance and the Rise of the Domestic Security State, 1939-1945.” Ohio State University Press, 2007.
Robert A. Dahl, “Congress and Foreign Policy.” W.W. Norton, 1950.
Hugh Wilford, “America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East.” Basic Books, 2013.
Hugh Wilford, “The Mighty Wurlitzer: How the CIA Played America.” Harvard University Press, 2008.
Kermit Roosevelt, “Countercoup: The Struggle for Control of Iran.” Mcgraw-Hill, 1979.
Frances Stonor Saunders, “Who Paid the Piper?: CIA and the Cultural Cold War.” Granta, 2000.
John McCumber, “Time in the Ditch: American Philosophy and the McCarthy Era.” Northwestern University Press, 2001.
John Prados, “William Colby and the CIA: The Secret Wars of a Controversial Spymaster.” University Press of Kansas, 2009.
Peter Grose, “Operation Rollback: America’s Secret War behind the Iron Curtain.” Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Alfred W. McCoy, “The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade.” Chicago Review Press, 2003.
Alfred W. McCoy, “Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State.” University of Wisconsin Press, 2009.
Peter Dale Scott, “Drugs, Oil, and War: The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Indochina.” Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.
Peter Dale Scott, “The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. Democracy.” Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
John D. Marks, “The Search for the ‘Manchurian Candidate’: The CIA and Mind Control: The Secret History of the Behavioral Sciences.” W. W. Norton, 1978.
Aha! What a great gift to this page. Can’t thank you enough for the bibliography.
Personally, I’ve got Peter Dale Scott, John D. Marks, Alfred McCoy, and Peter Gross’ biography of Allen Dulles, but most of your books as listed are going to have to be put on my wish list. I see some great titles there which I hope to purchase as soon as finances permit. For instance, Kermit Roosevelt’s book on Iran — that dirty dude led the CIA’s coup against Mossedegh, on behalf of British Petroleum, and acted as if it was divine orders from God that he take down the government of Iran in ’53. But I digress. Just meant to thank you for that list. Feel invited to drop more good titles off here when you have time. Thank you,
Elias Alias, editor
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