The Deadly Masquerade

Is Political Assassination an Intelligence Task?
  • John B. Wolf
Part of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety book series (CJPS)


“Hit teams,” performing in accord with scenarios concocted by novelists and filmmakers, stalk the earth. The man on the street is convinced that intelligence services contain groups that are tasked to assassinate the leaders of hostile governments, unfriendly clandestine agents, and terrorists. The Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.), according to the armchair observer, engages in this practice, employing assassins that replicate the murderous tactics used by the Soviet Committee for State Security [Koinitet Gosudarstvennoi Bezopasnosti (K.G.B.)].


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