Sunday, September 12, 2010

Operation Dark Heart - Reviews of New Book on Covert Activities in Afghanistan

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has blocked the publishing of a new book by a retired Army intelligence officer. The book is called "Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan - and The Path to Victory".  The book was wrote by LTC Anthony Shaffer - an officer in the Army Reserves and DIA intelligence officer.  Read some reviews of the book at the links below:

"Spies and Contractors", by David Isenberg, Cato Institute, September 10, 2010.

"Pentagon Fighting Release of New War Memoir, 'Operation Dark Heart'", Daily Finance, September 10, 2010.

"Pentagon Plan: Buying Books to Keep Secrets", The New York Times, September 9, 2010.

The book - once cleared for publication - will be available on Amazon.com at the following link:  Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan -- and The Path to Victory

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