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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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Read this on a plane and cried so much for the oppression and treatment of Iranian citizens during the revolution. Goodreads helps you rsza track of books you want to read. All in all, I found the book to be far from believable and more of a CIA propaganda against Iran, although the foundations for Iran’s atrocities are there, but it is hard to discern the truth from the lies with the above contradictions and irrationalities so stark.

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Nov 04, Niki Lelieveld betry it did not like it. He provided a wealth of information on a silver platter to the CIA in spite of the horrendous risks he faced minute to minute as well as his family. One of these items ships sooner than the other. 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 frien This is the story of Timee man in the Revolutionary Guards who becomes a CIA agent during the ‘s.

In that time, it had ensnared my country and my people in its brutal grip. It is a document of human testimony composed of several circles that harmonize together. One of the strengths of this book is that it makes the author’s decision to betray his country- or, more properly, the people who are running it- seem like a morally correct and laudable action.


A Time to Betray

The next years are filled with info passed on to CIA and his thoughts of betraying his country, and the truth as to what was actually happening.

For readers who enjoy that kind of information, “A Time to Betray” is a ‘can’t miss. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This book was THAT good: Kudos to Mr Kahlili for his insightful, deliberate and intellectual style of writing.

Children as young as 12, by the thousands, are raped and sodomized by their guards and other visiting Guardsmen before their execution as witnessed by Mr.

A Time to Betray: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The author considers himself a traitor, but he was only a traitor to the ruling religious fanatics who continue to control the country. From there I headed to roomtaking the stairway instead of the elevator to make sure no one was following me. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Write a customer review. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: I realized he had been watching me as I stared off into space.

Price may vary by retailer. Two of my friends were captured by Iraqis and became POWs. Want to Read saving…. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in this part of the world.

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The authors message is that the radical Islamic State in Iran is responsible for perpetrating unimaginable atrocities against the people of Iran as well as funding radical activities in other countries in the Middle East. At one point he admits that the “foreign policy of the US ‘sent mixed signals'” now that’s one good romantic expression.

Mar 06, Matt Randall rated it really liked it. tl

It had me burning mad, sad, laughing, indifferent, and a host of other emotions. See all reviews. Kahlili expresses at certain points in the book. This book was hard, because the suffering was immense, the bruta This was a hard book to read, and i have read a goodly amount about Evin prison, and a man who was Persian born, and a hostage, along with the other American hostage, but the extra one, asked me to write his book.


Rosenberg’s book,”Epicentre Did you witness this? Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! In the Land of Invisible Women. This is a great book. While he keeps saying that this is not true Islam, he means only fanaticism, which is wrong in all religions. Iran is the largest country in the world dominated by Shi’ites Both Iran’s spiritual and political leaders,according to Mr. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

He tells the heartbreaking story of three lifelong friends, torn apart by their very different political views. The story is like super fast paced,I couldn’t put the book downyou won’t either! He now lives in California.

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So don’t yawn your way through that part. What I I don’t love being told is that a fiction is a true story. At the same time, he was a paid agent of the CIA, reporting everything he saw or heard at great risk to himself and his family. rezza

The book describes the life story of Raza and through his personal story also tells the story of Iran from the time of the Shah to the present day. I would return a jasoos, a spy betraying my country.

But Kahlili also writes about an idyllic childhood and illustrates the Iran that disappeared after Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolution. The Ayatollahs personally direct this slaughter.