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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 24.95
On the day Pedro Sanjuan moved into his new office at the UN Secretariat in 1984, he had the foresight to unscrew his telephone receiver. Out fell a little packet of high-grade cocaine. When he confronted the undersecretary to the chief Soviet diplomat?really a KGB colonel and the top Russian spy?the agent laughed good-naturedly and congratulated him... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.95
In A Pretext for War , acclaimed author James Bamford?whose classic book The Puzzle Palace first revealed the existence of the National Security Agency?draws on his unparalleled access to top intelligence sources to produce a devastating expos? of the intelligence community and the Bush administration. A Pretext for War reveals the systematic... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 27.00
The assassination of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander "Sasha" Litvinenko in November 2006 -- poisoned by the rare radioactive element polonium -- caused an international sensation. Within a few short weeks, the fit forty-three-year-old lay gaunt, bald, and dying in a hospital, the victim of a "tiny nuclear bomb." Suspicions swirled around... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there is a strong likelihood that the trail of devastation will lead back to Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani father of the Islamic bomb and the mastermind behind a vast clandestine... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
When the Cold War ended, the spying that marked the era did not. An incredible true story from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated New York Times bestselling author of Crazy . Between 1995 and 2000, "Comrade J" was the go-to man for SVR (the successor to the KGB) intelligence in New York City, overseeing all covert operations against the U.S. and its... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Russia's tumultuous early history is unearthed with a view to deciphering the strategies and stratagems that prevailed. Written by best-selling Russian author Vladimir Plougin, a professor at Moscow State University, the stories are drawn from ancient chr more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
From the author of Overworld , America at Night reads like a thriller, but is "the kind of story about which fiction writers can only dream." ( The New York Times ) When the Department of Homeland Security suspects that two former CIA operatives are at the center of plot involving money laundering and the funding of Al Qaeda?and when their supposedly... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 16.00
In Spies for Hire , investigative reporter Tim Shorrock lifts the veil off a major story the government doesn't want us to know about -- the massive outsourcing of top secret intelligence activities to private-sector contractors. Running spy networks overseas. Tracking down terrorists in the Middle East. Interrogating enemy prisoners. Analyzing... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
Sir Francis Walsingham?s official title was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I, but in fact this pious, tight-lipped Puritan was England?s first spymaster. A ruthless, fiercely loyal civil servant, Walsingham worked brilliantly behind the scenes to foil Elizabeth?s rival Mary Queen of Scots and outwit Catholic Spain and France, which had arrayed... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 89.99
In the realm of human behavior, sex can be the catalyst for risky or reckless conduct. The Historical Dictionary of Sexspionage explores this behavior through a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the secret agencies, operations, and events. From Delilah's seduction of Samson in 1161 BC... more...