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- Random House 2016; US$ 12.68
J.C. Masterman was chairman of the Double-Cross Committee at the height of World War Two. This is his account of the double agents, deception and counter-espionage which were key to the victory of D-Day. Written as an official report for MI5 in 1945, originally published with the permission of the British Government over twenty years later, The... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19
In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target. Special Branch also found Chinese Type 56 assault rifles with eight full magazines full of ammunition. His target was a local school. He planned to attack two coaches of teenagers returning... more...
- 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...
- Scribner 2017; US$ 26.00 US$ 17.99
This edge-of-your-seat memoir from former FBI agent Joe Navarro reveals the shocking, inside details of how he spearheaded a 1980s investigation into a colossal espionage breach that would have left the US defenseless in a Soviet attack. In 1988 FBI Agent Joe Navarro divides his time among SWAT assignments, flying air reconnaissance, and working counterintelligence.... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 19.95
Beeby argues that Canadian authorities were woefully unprepared for the subtleties of wartime counter-espionage, and that their mishandling of the case had long-term consequences that affected relations with their intelligence partners throughout the Cold War. 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$ 8.99
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...