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- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
This fascinating account of how two young Americans turned traitor during the Cold War is an ?absolutely smashing real-life spy story? ( The New York Times Book Review ). At the height of the Cold War, some of the nation?s most precious secrets passed through a CIA contractor in Southern California. Only a handful of employees were cleared to... more...
- Atria Books 2003; US$ 21.95
From the author of the Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated Argo , a true-life thriller set against the backdrop of the Cold War, which unveils the life of an American spy from the inside and dramatically reveals how the CIA reestablished the upper hand over the KGB in the intelligence war. From the author of the Golden Globe winner and Academy... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 7.99
A landmark collaboration between a thirty-year veteran of the CIA and a Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist, The Main Enemy is the dramatic inside story of the CIA-KGB spy wars, told through the actions of the men who fought them. Based on hundreds of interviews with operatives from both sides, The Main Enemy puts us inside the heads of CIA officers... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00
John Keegan, whose many books, including classic histories of the two world wars, have confirmed him as the premier miltary historian of our time, here presents a masterly look at the value and limitations of intelligence in the conduct of war. Intelligence gathering is an immensely complicated and vulnerable endeavor. And it often fails. Until the... more...
- 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...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95
It?s the great untold story of the war on terror. Taking advantage of gaping holes in America?s defenses, terrorist organizations and enemy nations like Communist China, North Korea, Russia, and Cuba?not to mention some so-called friends?are infiltrating the U.S. government to steal our most vital secrets and use them against us. And most astonishing... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 23.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...