David has read:

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan

Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson

Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945 by William Slim

The Zimmerman Telegram by Barbara W. Tuchman

To Lose a Battle: France 1940 by Alistair Horne

Street Without Joy: The French Debacle In Indochina by Bernard B. Fall

Hell In A Very Small Place: The Siege Of Dien Bien Phu by Bernard Fall

The Emperor's Handbook: A New Translation of The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant by Ronald C. White

Grey Eminence: Fox Conner and the Art of Mentorship by Edward Cox

Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2003 to 2005 by Thomas E. Ricks

Iliad and Odyssey by Homer

The Strategy Of Indirect Approach by Liddell Hart

Man, the State, and War: A Theoretical Analysis by Kenneth N. Waltz

The Grand Design: Strategy and the U.S. Civil War by Donald Stoker

Civil War Command And Strategy: The Process Of Victory And Defeat by Archer Jones

William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life by James Lee McDonough

The Regulars: The American Army, 1898-1941 by Edward M. Coffman

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

The German Way of War: From the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich by Robert M. Citino

Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm: The Evolution of Operational Warfare by Robert M. Citino

The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (The Liberation Trilogy) by Rick Atkinson

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 by Rick Atkinson

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson

Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings

Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung by Mao Tse-Tung

Politics Among Nations by Hans J Morgenthau

The Aeneid by Virgil

Fighting Power: German and U.S. Army Performance, 1939-1945 by Martin van Creveld

The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell

Machiavelli's The Art of War by Niccolò Machiavelli

Intervention in the Caribbean: The Dominican Crisis of 1965 by General Bruce Palmer Jr.

History of the United States Army by Russell F. Weigley

Crossing the Deadly Ground: United States Army Tactics, 1865-1899 by Perry D. Jamieson

The Patton Mind by Roger H. Nye

Battle Cry by Leon Uris

On the Origins of War: And the Preservation of Peace by Donald Kagan

My American Journey by Colin Powell

The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge

Grant and Lee, a study in personality and generalship by Maj. Gen J.F.C. Fuller

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Blitzkrieg Legend: The 1940 Campaign in the West by Karl-Heinz Frieser

The Generals' War : The Inside Story of the Conflict in the Gulf by Michael R. Gordon

On War and Leadership: The Words of Combat Commanders from Frederick the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf by Owen Connelly

Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power by Victor Hanson

Ripples of Battle: How Wars of the Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live, and How We Think by Victor Hanson

The Story of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps: The Backbone of the Army by Center for Military History

Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell by Karen DeYoung

Longitude by Dava Sobel

War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II by Nathan Miller

Okinawa: The Last Battle of World War II by Robert Leckie

War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945 by Edward S. Miller

The Secret War for the Union: The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War by Edwin C. Fishel

Intelligence and Military Operations by Michael Handel

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis by Richards J. Heuer Jr.

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Sun Tzu: The Art of War for Managers; 50 Strategic Rules by Sun Tzu

The River War an Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan by Winston Churchill

Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama

The Second World War, Volume 1: The Gathering Storm by Winston S. Churchill

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories by Rudyard Kipling

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carre

The Good Soldier Svejk: and His Fortunes in the World War by Jaroslav Hasek

Flashman: A Novel by George MacDonald Fraser

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

War in European History by Michael Eliot Howard

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia by Peter Hopkirk

George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis

U.S. Army Counterinsurgency and Contingency Operations Doctrine, 1942-1976 by Andrew J. Birtle

Bodyguard of Lies by Anthony Cave Brown

Maneuver Warfare Handbook by William S Lind

A Savage War of Peace, Part 2: Algeria 1954-1962 by Alistair Horne

The Damned Engineers. by Janice Giles

Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling

Infantry Attacks by Marshall Erwin Rommel

Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice by David Galula

Army Doctrine Reference Publication ADRP 6-22 (FM 6-22) by United States Army

Breaking the Mold: Tanks in the Cities by Kendall D. Gott

Mounted Combat in Vietnam by General Donn A. Starry

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II by Gerhard L. Weinberg

The First World War by Hew Strachan

Why the Allies Won by Richard Overy

The Austro-Prussian War: Austria's War with Prussia and Italy in 1866 by Geoffrey Wawro

Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis

Eisenhower's Lieutenants: The Campaign of France and Germany, 1944-1945 by Russell Frank Weigley

Storm of Steel by Ernst Jünger

The Causes of Wars: And Other Essays by Michael Howard

Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring by Alexander Rose

G-2: Intelligence for Patton by Brig.Gen. Oscar W. Koch

Patton: A Genius for War by Carlo D'este

The U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual by U. S. Army The U. S. Army

The Armed Forces Officer by S. L. A. Marshall

First Things First by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Our Oriental Heritage (Story of Civilization) by Will Durant

Kim by Rudyard Kipling

In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines by Stanley Karnow

Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible Wwii Narrative Of The Hero Whose Spy Network And Secret Diplomacy Changed The Course Of History by William Stevenson

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry

Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq by Michael R. Gordon

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

The Arab Mind by Raphael Patai

A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani

Islam: A Short History by Karen Armstrong

On Point: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom by Gregory Fontenot

A History of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to the Cold War by Azar Gat

The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan

Miracle at Midway by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor by Gordon W. Prange

Panzer Battles: A Study of the Employment of Armor in the Second World War by F. W. Von Mellenthin

A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge by Charles B. MacDonald

Ultra Goes to War: The Secret Story by RONALD LEWIN

Hiroshima by John Hersey

Master of the Battlefield: Monty's War Years 1942-1944 by Nigel Hamilton

American Strategy in World War II: A Reconsideration by Kent Roberts Greenfield

The Initial Period of War on the Eastern Front, 22 June - August 1941: Proceedings Fo the Fourth Art of War Symposium, Garmisch, October, 1987 (Soviet (Russian) Military Experience) by David M. Glantz

Soviet Operational and Tactical Combat in Manchuria, 1945: 'August Storm' (Soviet (Russian) Study of War) by David M. Glantz

The U.S. Army GHQ Maneuvers of 1941 by Christopher R. Gabel

The road to Berlin (Stalin's war with Germany),Volume 2 by John Erickson

The Road to Stalingrad: Stalin`s War with Germany, Volume One by John Erickson

Eisenhower at War 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower

Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad (Movie Tie-In) by William Craig

My Experiences In The First World War by General John J. Pershing

Gallipoli by Alan Moorehead

The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 by Sir Alistair Horne

Advice and Support: The Early Years of the United States Army in Vietnam, 1941-1960 by Ronald H. Spector

A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam by Neil Sheehan

The 25-Year War: America's Military Role in Vietnam by General Bruce Palmer Jr.

Vietnam: A History by Stanley Karnow

Advice and Support: The Final Years, 1965-1973 by Ronald H. Spector

State of Denial: Bush at War by Bob Woodward

The Commanders by Bob Woodward

"Lucky War": Third Army in Desert Storm by Richard M. Swain

Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War by Rick Atkinson

Ebb and Flow : The United States Army in the Korean War : November 1950 - July 1951 by Billy Mossman

In Mortal Combat: Korea, 1950-1953 by John Toland

The Forgotten War: America in Korea, 1950-1953 by Clay Blair

The U.S. Army and the Korean War: South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu by Roy E. Appleman

Ridgway Duels for Korea (Texas A & M University Military History) by Roy Edgar Appleman

Escaping the Trap : The US Army X Corps in Northeast Korea, 1950 (Texas A&M University Military History Ser.) by Roy Edgar Appleman

Disaster in Korea: The Chinese Confront MacArthur (Texas A & M University Military History) by Roy Edgar Appleman

The Crossing of the Suez by General Saad el Shazly

The road to Ramadan by Muhammad Hasanayn Haykal

Key to the Sinai: The Battles for Abu Ageila in the 1956 & 1967 Arab-Israeli Wars by George Walter Gawrych

On the Banks of the Suez: An Israeli General's Personal Account of the Yom Kippur War by Avraham Adan

The Nature of the Operations of Modern Armies (Soviet (Russian) Study of War) by V.K. Triandafillov

Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism by Vladimir Ilich Lenin

M.V. Frunze, Military Theorist by Makhmut Akhmetovich Gareev

The Defense Of Duffer's Drift by Ernest Dunlop Swinton

Attacks by Erwin Rommel

Strategy by Aleksandr A. Svechin

Roots of Strategy: A Collection of Military Classics by Raphael T. Phillips

The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi

Strategy by B. H. Liddell Hart

The Lessons of Modern War, Vol. 2: The Iran-Iraq War by Anthony H Cordesman

Selected Military Writings of Mao Tse-tung by Mao Tse-tung

On Guerrilla Warfare by Mao Tse-Tung

The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

Stilwell and the American Experience in China 1911-1945 by Barbara W. Tuchman

The Seven Military Classics Of Ancient China by Ralph Sawyer

Road to Pearl Harbor: The Coming of the War Between the United States and Japan by Herbert Feis

Not War But Like War: American Intervention In Lebanon by Roger Spiller

The role of federal military forces in domestic disorders, 1789-1878 by Robert W. Coakley

Power Pack: U.S. Intervention in the Dominican Republic, 1965-1966 by Lawrence A. Yates

Dragon Operations: Hostage Rescues in the Congo, 1964-1965 by Thomas P Odom

Hukbalahap Insurrection: A Case Study of a Successful Anti-Insurgency Operation in the Philippines, 1946-1955 by Lawrence M. Greenberg

The Counterinsurgency Era: U.S. Doctrine and Performance, 1950 to the Present by Douglas S. Blaufarb

Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit by Charlie A. Beckwith

How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War by HERMAN HATTAWAY

The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote

Civil War: The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat by Bruce Catton

A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton

History of Military Mobilization in the United States Army, 1775-1945 by Marvin A. Kreidberg

Grigorenko Memoirs by Petro Grigorenko

Panzer Leader by Heinz Guderian

The Roots of Blitzkrieg: Hans von Seeckt and German Military Reform by James S. Corum

A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962 by Alistair Horne

The Campaign of 1812 in Russia by Carl von Clausewitz

Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History by Robert D. Kaplan

White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-1920 and The Miracle on the Vistula by Norman Davies

The Battle for the Falklands by Max Hastings

The Art of War in the Middle Ages: A.D. 378-1515 by Charles Oman

War in the Middle Ages by Philippe Contamine

Anabasis: The March Up Country by Xenophon

The Fall of the Athenian Empire (A New History of the Peloponnesian War) by Donald Kagan

The Western Way of War: Infantry Battle in Classical Greece by Victor Davis Hanson

The Fall of the Roman Empire: The Military Explanation by Arther Ferrill

The Gallic Wars by Julius Caesar

The Civil War: Together With the Alexandrian War, the African War, and the Spanish War by Other Hands by Julius Caesar

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B. Sledge

Acts of War: Behavior of Men in Battle by Richard Holmes

Battle Studies: Ancient and Modern Battle by Ardant du Picq

The Sinews of War: Army Logistics, 1775-1953 by James A. Huston

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Life and Fate. Trans. By Robert Chandler by Vasily Grossman

Monty: The Making of a General : 1887-1942 by Nigel Hamilton

A General's Life: An Autobiography by General of the Army Omar N. Bradley by Omar N. Bradley

Command in War by Martin Van Creveld

War As I Knew It by George S. Patton

Rommel as Military Commander by Ronald Lewin

The War Lords: Military Commanders of the Twentieth Century by Michael Carver

Masters Of The Art Of Command by Martin Blumenson

Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine : Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1907-1960 by Robert Frank Futrell

Of Arms and Men: A History of War, Weapons, and Aggression by Robert L. O'Connell

Art of War Waterloo to Mons by William Mcelwee

Strategy and Diplomacy 1870-1945 by Paul Kennedy

Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America by John Keegan

The Mask of Command by John Keegan

The Second World War by John Keegan

A History of Warfare by John Keegan

The Art of War in Western World by Archer Jones

The Profession of Arms by Sir John Hackett

A Military History of the Western World: From the Earliest Times to the Battle of Lepanto by J. F. C. Fuller

History of the Art of War Within the Framework of Political History: Antiquity by Hans Delbruck and commented:

Read this set of books during Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm during off hours. The analysis Delbruck provided considerable insight to the questions we faced.

War and Politics by Bernard Brodie

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan

The Command of the Air by Giulio Douhet

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Strategy: A History by Lawrence Freedman

The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton

Red Badge Of Courage: An Episode Of The American Civil War by Stephen Crane

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein

All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

The pursuit of power: Technology, armed force, and society since A.D. 1000 by William Hardy McNeill

The Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer

Anabasis of Cyrus by Xenophon

The Evolution of Blitzkrieg Tactics: Germany Defends Itself Against Poland, 1918-1933 by Robert M. Citino

Decision in Normandy: The Real Story of Montgomery and the Allied Campaign by Carlo D'Este

The Campaigns of Napoleon by David G. Chandler

The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France 18701871 by Michael Howard

Frederick The Great On The Art Of War by Jay Luvaas

Reveries or Memoirs upon the Art of War: To Which Are Added Some Original Letters, upon Various Military Subjects, Wrote by the Count to the Late King by Maurice Saxe

The Israeli Army by Edward N. Luttwak

Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace by Edward N. Luttwak

The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire by Edward N. Luttwak

The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire: From the First Century A.D. to the Third by Edward N. Luttwak

History Of The German General Staff, 1657-1945 by Walter Goerlitz

Clausewitz in English: The Reception of Clausewitz in Britain and America, 1815-1945 by Christopher Bassford

The Transformation of War: The Most Radical Reinterpretation of Armed Conflict Since Clausewitz by Martin Van Creveld

The Arab-Israeli Wars: War and Peace in the Middle East by Chaim Herzog

A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East by David Fromkin

The Savage Wars Of Peace: Small Wars And The Rise Of American Power by Max Boot

Intelligence in War: The value--and limitations--of what the military can learn about the enemy by John Keegan

Charlie Wilson's War by George Crile

The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan by Lester W. Grau

From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman

The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years by Bernard Lewis

The Arabs in History by Bernard Lewis

What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East by Bernard Lewis

The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror by Bernard Lewis

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf

A Bell for Adano by John Hersey

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

The Coldest Winter by David Halberstam

Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley

Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War by Robert M Gates

American Soldier by General Tommy Franks

Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I by John Eisenhower

Truman by David McCullough

Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime by Eliot A. Cohen

Reminiscences by Douglas MacArthur

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer

The Military Maxims Of Napoleon by David G. Chandler

Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought by Michael Handel

Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle by Richard B. Frank

Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides

The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by Edward Shepherd Creasy

The Constitution of the United States of America by founding united states (author) ; fathers

Combined Fleet Decoded: The Secret History of: American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II by John Prados

Black Jack: The Life and Times of John J. Pershing by Dr. Frank E. Vandiver Ph.D.

A War To Be Won: Fighting the Second World War by Williamson Murray

Command Decisions by Kent Roberts Greenfield

The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers by Paul Kennedy

Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger

Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision-Makers by Richard E. Neustadt

On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War by Harry G. Summers

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950 by Roy Edgar Appleman

The Art of War by Antoine Henri De Jomini

Three Battles: Arnaville, Altuzzo, and Schmidt by Charles B. MacDonald

Challenge of Command by Roger H. Nye

The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy by Russell F. Weigley

Men Against Fire: The Problem of Battle Command by S. L. A. Marshall

Certain Victory: The U.S. Army in the Gulf War by Robert Scales

The Victors: The Men of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose

D Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany by Stephen E. Ambrose

Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose

The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections by Tom Brokaw

This Kind of War by T.R. Fehrenbach

America's First Battles, 1776-1965 by Charles E. Heller

We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - the Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore

On War by Carl von Clausewitz

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

The Art Of War by Sun Tzu

Race to the Swift: Thoughts on Twenty-First Century Warfare by Richard E. Simpkin

The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations by Samuel P. Huntington

The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War by Eliot A. Cohen

The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World by Rupert Smith

Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age by Peter Paret

The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis

Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace by Mark Perry

Once An Eagle by Anton Myrer

Lincoln and His Generals by T. Harry Williams

Kevlar Legions: The Transformation of the U.S. Army, 1989-2005 by John Sloan Brown

Nineteen Stars: A Study in Military Character and Leadership by Edgar Puryear

The Changing Face of War: Combat from the Marne to Iraq by Martin van Creveld

The Korean War by Max Hastings

Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy by Max Hastings

Supplying War: Logistics from Wallenstein to Patton by Martin van Creveld

Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea 1950-1953 by D. Clayton James

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant Volume 2 by Ulysses Simpson Grant

Face of Battle by John Keegan

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare by Geoffrey Parker

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson

American Military History, Volume II: The United States Army in a Global Era, 1917-2003 by Richard Stewart

KGB: The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev by Christopher Andrew

Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage by Sherry Sontag

Mayday: Eisenhower, Khruschev and the U-2 Affair by Michael R. Beschloss

The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization by James Bamford

The Spy Who Saved the World: How a Soviet Colonel Changed the Course of the Cold War by Jerrold L. Schecter

Battleground Berlin: CIA vs. KGB in the Cold War by David E. Murphy

The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Christopher Andrew

Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America by David Wise

Man Without A Face by Markus Wolf

Secrecy and Democracy: The CIA in Transition by Stansfield Turner

A Spy's Journey: A CIA Memoir by Floyd Paseman

Spymaster: My Thirty-two Years in Intelligence and Espionage Against the West by Oleg Kalugin

Spy Handler: Memoir of a KGB Officer - The True Story of the Man Who Recruited Robert Hanssen and Aldrich Ames by Victor Cherkashin

The Central Intelligence Agency: History and Documents by Loch K. Johnson

Agency: The Rise and Decline of the CIA by John Ranelagh

For the President's Eyes Only: Secret Intelligence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush by Christopher Andrew