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During the Cold War, the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) used animals such as ravens, pigeons and cats to perform tasks, including carrying small pieces of equipment or listening in on covert conversatio... More »

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"The Survivor" by Vince Flynn is a novel about a man who steals data from the CIA. He plans to sell it to the Pakistani Secret service, but the CIA foils his plans. Americans and Pakistanis engage in a search for the inf... More »

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One of the top mystery novels of 2014 was "Revival: A Novel," by Stephen King, about the relationship between a boy and a minister over several decades. Another top mystery novel was "Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel," by ... More »

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