” I cannot grasp the difference between killing people with drones or rifles and knives. The objective in war is to kill the enemy before he kills you. I can’t fathom the almost religious zeal with which the use of drones is being opposed. “


” People are dying to tell you their secrets, it’s just a matter of getting the conversation going in the right direction. If you just let people fill the silence, they will let you the most extraordinary things. I sometimes wonder if afterward they remember what they’ve said. “


” I’ve consciously tried not to romanticize anything, especially not intelligence work. I’ve always said that I’ve been writing a series of episodic, naturalistic novels. The people just happen to be spies, politicians, civil servants. “


” If I were to give you a list of names of the people, world political figures, who have been assisted by the CIA, and even assisted to office around the world, you’d be astonished and probably wouldn’t believe it. But it’s very long, and the names are very distinguished. “



All 4 Charles McCarry Quotes about People in picture


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If I were to give you a list of names of the people, world political figures, who have been assisted by the CIA, and even assisted to office around the world, you
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