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The story of a young woman from Montana who joined the CIA and worked her way up through the ranks to the frontline of the fight against Islamic extremists.

In 1999, 30-year-old Nada Bakos moved from her lifelong home in Montana to Washington, DC, to join the CIA. Quickly realizing her affinity for intelligence work, Nada was determined to rise through the ranks of the agency first as an analyst and then as a Targeting Officer, eventually finding herself on the frontline of America's War against Islamic extremists. In this role, Nada was charged with finding the godfather of...

Mark S. ZaidNice @CIA book review of our client @nadabakos' book. Would be awesome if we didn't have to litigate these things! (Source)

Mark HertlingIf you served in Iraq anytime between 2003-2014, this is a must read book by @nadabakos The described Intel collection provides insight to what the military was doing on the ground. Excellent behind-the-scenes history. (Source)

Ryan GoodmanGreat book by @nadabakos hits shelves June 4—"The Targeter: My Life in the CIA, Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House" Bakos, @djrothkopf and I discussed what book says about intel on Iran, Russia attack, women in intelligence sector, more... (Source)

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