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  • Cargo of Liesby Dean Beeby

    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...

  • Three Minutes to Doomsdayby Joe Navarro

    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...

  • The Falcon and the Snowmanby Robert Lindsey

    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...

  • Target JFKby Robert K. Wilcox

    Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    He was born in Buenos Aires and educated in Geneva and Cuba. He was a daring WWII paratrooper who parachuted behind enemy lines on D-Day. He was a handsome, charming man who briefly worked as a Hollywood stuntman. He was also a spy who may have killed John F. Kennedy. The shocking new book Target JFK reveals page-after-page of incredible, never-before-reported... more...

  • Resistanceby M. R. D. Foot

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    "If you who read this can say, I am not under fire; I am not under torture; I am not on the run; if I hear a noise at six in the morning, I know it is a neighbour or a milkman, not the secret police; no one in my country is arrested and held without prompt charge and trial... then you owe it, in a larger degree than most historians have so far allowed,... more...

  • The Kremlin's Geordie Spyby Vin Arthey

    Biteback Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99

    Discover an extraordinary, true-life adventure that could have appeared straight from the pages of a John le Carré Cold War novel. In February 1962 Gary Powers, the American pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over Soviet Union airspace, was released by his Russian captors in exchange for one of their own, Soviet KGB Colonel Vilyam Fisher. Colonel... more...

  • Spy Dustby Antonio Mendez; Jonna Mendez; Bruce Henderson

    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...

  • The Main Enemyby Milton Bearden; James Risen

    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...

  • Intelligence in Warby John Keegan

    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...

  • The UN Gangby Pedro Sanjuan

    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...