[BOOK REVIEW] State Department Counterintelligence: Leaks, Spies, and Lies

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Title: State Department Counterintelligence: Leaks, Spies, and Lies Author: Robert David Booth Genre: Political Science, Intelligence, Espionage Publisher: Brown Books Publishing Group Release Date: December 4, 2014 Format: Kindle Pages: 422 State Department Counterintelligence reveals an insider’s account of leaks, spies, and lies and the bureaucratic machinations that accompany them and adversely affect national security. […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Spy Net: The Greatest Intelligence Operations of the First World War

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Title: The Spy Net Author: Henry Landau Genre: Political Science Publisher: Biteback Publishing Release Date: August 4, 2015 Pages: 368 The ‘White Lady’ spy net stretched across Europe, encompassing more than 1,000 agents and producing 70 per cent of Allied intelligence on the German forces in the First World War. Through sheer ingenuity, it maintained […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service

Title: Mossad Author: Michael Bar-Zohar, Nissim Mishal, Genre: History Publisher: Ecco Release Date: October 30, 2012 Pages: 400 Drawn from intensive research and exclusive interviews with Israeli leaders and Mossad agents, a history of the most enigmatic intelligence service in the world brings to life the heroic operatives who risked everything in the face of […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service

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Title: The Art of Betrayal Author: Gordon Corera Genre: History Release Date: February 6, 2014 Pages: 481 A security correspondent for the BBC offers insight into the secret world of the agents and spies in Britain’s MI6 from the early days of the Cold War, through the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall and […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Way of the Knife: The CIA, A Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

Title: The Way of the Knife Author: Mark Mazzetti Genre: Political Science Publisher: Scribe Publications Release Date: April 17, 2013 Pages: 400 A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s riveting account of the transformation of the CIA and America’s special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines The most momentous change in American warfare over the past decade […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5

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Title: Defend the Realm Author: Christopher Andrew Genre: Political Science Publisher: Vintage Release Date: November 3, 2009 Pages: 1056 For over 100 years, the agents of MI5 have defended Britain against enemy subversion. Their work has remained shrouded in secrecy—until now. This first-ever authorized account reveals the British Security Service as never before: its inner […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield

Title: Dirty Wars Author: Jeremy Scahill Genre: Political Science Publisher: Nation Books Release Date: April 23, 2013 Pages: 512 In Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller Blackwater, takes us inside America’s new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders from […]

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