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- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 14.99
In this moving, funny, and sometimes chilling book, leading Australians open their ASIO files and read what the state?s security apparatus said about them. Writers from across the political spectrum including Mark Aarons, Phillip Adams, Nadia Wheatley, Michael Kirby, Peter Cundall, Gary Foley, and Anne Summers confront?and in some cases reclaim?their... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
In 1921, MI5 commissioned a comprehensive, top-secret review of the organisation?s operations during the First World War. Never intended for circulation outside of the government, all seven volumes of this fascinating and unique document remained locked away in MI5?s registry … until now. Recently declassified and published here for the first time,... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.00
Master storyteller Ben Macintyre?s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century?s greatest spy story. Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain?s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War?while he was secretly working for the enemy.... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74
Colnel Richard Heslop, alias Xavier, was one of Britain's Greatest Special Operations agents in France. Ingeniously orchestrating resistance groups and ruthlessly sabotaging German operations, Xavier played a crucial role in Allied espionage during the war, from late 1942 right through to D-Day. Sent to France in the middle of the conflict, he delicately... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 24.92
He fought on both sides in the Spanish Civil War. He was awarded the Iron Cross by Hitler and an MBE by Britain. To MI5 he was known as Garbo. To the Abwehr, he was Alaric. He also went by Rags the Indian Poet, Mrs Gerbers, Stanley the Welsh Nationalist - and 24 other names. He tricked Hitler over D-Day. He was the greatest double agent in history.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 0.99
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. Philby's two closest friends in the intelligence world, Nicholas Elliott of MI6 and James Jesus Angleton, the CIA intelligence... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95
IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: ?I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.? What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the near-universal... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99
In 1984, at the age of 78, world-renowned rose grower Hilda Murrell was found brutally murdered in the Shropshire countryside. She had just gained approval to testify on the unsolved problems of radioactive waste at the first British planning inquiry into a new nuclear power plant at Sizewell, Suffolk. The police theory that a lone, panicking burglar... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 26.40
The spy is as old as history but spy services are quite new. Britain founded the first, Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, in dubious circumstances in 1909. Others followed until no country considered itself a nation unless it had a corps of spies. The biggest and most expensive is America's Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA,... more...
- Touchstone 2013; Not Available
How safe are we? What do we sacrifice to feel safe? And who pays the ultimate price? Two Pulitzer Prize?winning journalists examine one of the most sensitive post?9/11 national security investigations?a breathtaking race to prevent an al-Qaeda bomber from launching Osama bin Laden?s final attack on American soil. In Enemies Within , Matt Apuzzo... more...