Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude - Chapter 12, In the War on Terrorism, You Lie, You Die Summary & Analysis

Robert Baer
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Chapter 12, In the War on Terrorism, You Lie, You Die Summary and Analysis

Before leaving the CIA on December 4, 1997, two incidents occurred that convinced Baer that the CIA was out of touch with what is really happening and to leave.

The first factor has to do with Iraq. In October 1994, Baer is deputy chief of Iraqi operations. There is a rumor that Saddam is planning to re-invade Iraq. Baer can't obtain any information because there is no good intelligence coming from Saudi Arabia or Kuwait.

After leaving the CIA, Baer goes to Beirut, which is rebuilding after the civil war. He is investigating the activities of the Qatar opposition for a friend and looking into the activities of the black prince Hamad bin Jasim. They meet at the Park Hotel in the Biqa valley and continue...

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