Robert Baer Writing Styles in See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism

Robert Baer
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Perspective

See No Evil is written in the first person. It is the story of the career of CIA case officer Robert Baer who is the author of the book. See No Evil is a detailed account of the life and responsibilities of a CIA case officer in perilous assignments across Europe and the Middle East. Baer relates the difficult overseas assignments to which he was assigned during his career. He tells of the perilous aspects of his job in recruiting foreign "agents" for the CIA. Baer, of course, knows first-hand the ways in which foreign agents had to be approached. Baer relates how he was trained to spot vulnerabilities or weaknesses in individuals and use that knowledge to "turn" an agent against his own country. Of course, Baer relates, money was used to convince some agents but often times the agents had deep convictions that compelled them to...

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