Reza Kahlili grew up in Tehran surrounded by his close-knit family and the revelations inside A Time to Betray could not be more powerful or. A TIME TO BETRAY The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary Guards of Iran By Reza Kahlili Threshold. pp. A Time to Betray by Reza Kahlili – An exhilarating true story that reads like a spy thriller about a former CIA operative recruited out of Iran, while he served.
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Nov 03, Ramon Remires rated it it was amazing Shelves: The westerners I am in contact with would care more about the stray dogs and cats than they bother to think or talk about all the atrocities of all the homeless people around the world who are suffering from the wars the west has inflicted on them or has failed to prevent or put a stop to.
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They were released later after the war was over. They knew nothing about the machinations of politics. And how could this be anonymous? My own aunt’s house was hit by an Iraqi missile. No, we trust an honest spy working for the Iranian government’s guards on one side and the CIA on the other, for a pay.
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Set up a giveaway. This book is a page-turner, hard to put down, nicely written, great balance between personal and work life; you get a real sense of this man’s anguish between his love for his country and his fear of betrayal. Mar 06, Matt Randall rated it really liked it.
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Filled with insights from a man who was not only there, but was a first-hand witness to some of these events by virtue of his membership in the “Revolutionary Guard”. The way I see it as kahlilli outsider is that his country has been stolen.
Kahlili knew this before he became an agent for the US in the hopes of saving the Iran that once was. It offers a vivid first-person narrative of how the zealots of the Islamic republic created what has become a nightmare for the Iranian people It is a page turner. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. This is a great book. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover!
This was another one of my thrift store finds,The title being enough to reel me in plus the price was beray ,I was pleasantly surprised on what a good read this was. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
Kahlili expresses at certain points in the book. We chose London since you mentioned your betrayy live there. I also understand a little more history on the difference to an Arab vs a Persian. He works for the Goverment and one of his friends is murdered and he makes a fateful choice to spy for the U.
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First, he says he’s chosen to spy for the CIA so that America would save his country from its regime, something some would believe; but when he’s offered a salary, instead betrah rejecting Aside from the fact that it is hard to believe a spy – a professional liar since we simply signed an unspoken pact of trust with him the moment we purchased the bookthe author’s motivation for spying, and other actions were simply ridiculous and he volunteers to highlight such ridicule by grave contradictions.
Jan 14, Bstray rated it it was amazing. A Time to Betray: It’s the story of an officer in the Revolutionary Guards in Iran who became a spy in the service of the United States. Overall I bdtray the book.
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Kahlili has successfully interwoven kaglili personal, childhood experiences in Iran into bettray story of how a tyrannical regime completely distorted a seemingly promising revolution that he himself believed in deeply.
And Israel will react, forcefully, when that line is crossed regardless of what President Obama, the radical Jihadist apologist, may whine. A Time to Betray: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
If they caught me, I knew what would happen. Add to that the fact that this is a real story, and it timd even more amazing. The assignment they asked me to undertake would have been dangerous for any Iranian. The author spoke quite a bit about his inner turmoil of leading a double life and having to lie to his family and betray his friends. None of them would ever hold her own baby in her arms.