Reviewed by Lt Col Matthew Thrift, USAF In The CIA War in Kurdistan, Sam Faddis provides his first-hand account as the head of a CIA team embedded in Kurdistan leading up to the U. S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. Mr. Faddis shares his experience as the CIA team leader tasked with working with the
PREVIEW: “Red Navy Revealed: The Soviet Navy; Intelligence and Analysis During the Cold War” When: 4-6 PM September 6, 2017 Where: The Cold War Gallery of the National Museum of the U.S. Navy in the Washington Navy Yard Participants: Ms. Celia Mansfield, Dr. David Rosenberg, Mr. George Fedoroff, RADM Thomas Brooks, Mr. Norman Polmar, Mr.
Last night, the US Navy Museum hosted a special panel presentation entitled “An Underwater Ice Station Zebra: Recovering a Secret Spy Satellite Capsule from 16,400 ft Below the Pacific Ocean” The subject for the evening was the once classified 1972 mission to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Early that year, a film capsule from
by Norman Polmar and Michael White. Naval Institute Press, 2010. 173 pp. Reviewed by Captain James B. Bryant, U.S. Navy (Retired) The year 1968 was bad for submarines. In January the Israelis and the French lost their diesel-electric powered submarines Dakar and Minerve at sea with all hands and a submerged grounding badly damaged the