Senior CIA officials concealed the agency's false account of its torture program, focused on Osama bin Laden's courier and used the film Zero Dark Thirty to popularize its own line.
Although creative license is part of the art of writing, Michael Specter cleverly takes it to another level, Shiva writes.
Ravi Batra is a professor of economics at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. This article is based on his two books, "The New Golden Age" and "Greenspan's Fraud." His web site is ravibatra.com.