Category: Espionage

  • Full Black: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series)

    By Brad Thor

    Number 1 New York instances bestselling writer Brad Thor gives you his darkest and so much fascinating mystery yet—a terrifying tale of espionage and betrayal—brilliantly paced with awesome nonstop action.

    Born within the shadows and saved from heads of nation, a few missions are so lethal, so delicate, that they just don’t exist. while one such venture is going horribly unsuitable, simply former army SEAL group 6 member grew to become covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath can perform an audacious plan to avoid one of many largest terrorist threats the U.S. has ever confronted: whole and overall cave in. yet because the identities of the perpetrators are laid stunningly naked, Harvath might be left with just one potential to save lots of the USA. not able to belief an individual, he'll be compelled to head complete BLACK.
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  • The Last Good German

    By Bill Granger

    While East German Stasi terrorist Kurt Heinemann plans to thieve a supersecret jap code computing device and use it to move the japanese, Russians, and americans right into a international clash, Devereaux, the November guy, needs to cease him.
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  • The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

    If the specialists may possibly aspect to any unmarried e-book as a place to begin for knowing the topic of intelligence from the overdue 20th century to this day, that unmarried ebook will be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This vintage of spycraft relies on Allen Dulles's incomparable adventure as a diplomat, foreign legal professional, and America's superior intelligence officer. Dulles used to be a high-ranking officer of the CIA's predecessor--the place of work of Strategic Services--and was once current on the inception of the CIA, the place he served 8 of his ten years there as director. right here he sums up what he discovered approximately intelligence from approximately a half-century of expertise in international affairs.

    In international battle II his OSS brokers penetrated the German international workplace, labored with the anti-Nazi underground resistance, and verified contacts that caused the Nazi army hand over in North Italy. lower than his course the CIA built either a committed corps of experts and an entire variety of recent intelligence units, from the U-2 high-altitude photographic aircraft to minute digital listening and transmitting equipment.

    Dulles finds a lot approximately how intelligence is amassed and processed, and the way the ensuing estimates give a contribution to the formation of nationwide coverage. He discusses equipment of surveillance, and the usefulness of defectors from opposed international locations. His wisdom of Soviet espionage thoughts is unmatched, and he explains how the Soviet nation safeguard carrier recruited operatives and planted "illegals" in overseas international locations. He spells out not just the ideas of contemporary espionage but additionally the philosophy and function of intelligence in a unfastened society threatened by means of international conspiracies.

    Dulles additionally addresses the Bay of Pigs incident, denying that the 1961 invasion was once in accordance with a CIA estimate well known Cuban rebellion might take place. This account is enlivened with a wealth of private anecdotes. it's a ebook for readers who search wider figuring out of the contribution of intelligence to our nationwide security.
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  • Hitler's Spy Chief: The Wilhelm Canaris Betrayal: The Intelligence Campaign Against Adolf Hitler

    By Richard Bassett

    A striking story of espionage and intrigue—the tale of Wilhelm Canaris, Hitler’s intelligence leader, and his position within the conspiracy to assassinate the Fu¨hrer

    Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was once appointed via Hitler to move the Abwehr (the German mystery carrier) eighteen months after the Nazis got here to energy. yet Canaris may flip opposed to the Fu¨hrer and the Nazi regime, believing that Hitler had begun a battle Germany couldn't win. In 1938 he used to be fascinated by an tried coup, undermined by way of British best Minister Neville Chamberlain.In 1940 he sabotaged the German plan to invade England.For years Canaris performed a deadly double video game, desperately attempting to maintain one step sooner than the Gestapo. SS leader Heinrich Himmler grew to become suspicious of Canaris in 1944,when Abwehr body of workers have been considering the botched Operation Valkyrie. The SS had the facts they had to arrest Canaris himself; he used to be completed a number of weeks earlier than the tip of the war.In this riveting actual tale, Richard Bassett unearths how Admiral Canaris’s mystery paintings opposed to the German management helped switch the process global conflict II. sixteen pages of B&W images
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  • The New Spymasters: Inside the Modern World of Espionage from the Cold War to Global Terror

    By Stephen Grey

    The previous global of spying-dead-letter bins, microfilm cameras, an enemy reporting to the Moscow middle, and a touch of sexual blackmail-is background. The spymaster's strategy has replaced and the enemy has, too. she or he now often comes from a tradition a long way faraway from Western knowing and is a part of a much less well-organized workforce. the recent enemy is consistently evolving and ready to kill the blameless. within the face of this new probability, the spymasters of the realm avoided human intelligence because the basic approach to glean clandestine info and changed it with an obsession that specializes in the technical equipment of spying starting from using high-definition satellite tv for pc images to the worldwide interception of communications. despite the fact that, this obsession with know-how has failed, such a lot spectacularly, with the devastation of the 11th of September assaults. during this searing sleek heritage of espionage, Stephen gray takes us from the CIA's chilly battle legends, to the brokers who betrayed the IRA, via to the spooks within Al-Qaeda and ISIS. strategies and applied sciences have advanced, however the previous motivations for betrayal-patriotism, greed, revenge, compromise-endure. according to years of analysis and interviews with enormous quantities of mystery assets, Stephen Grey's The New Spymasters is an up to date exposé that indicates how spycraft's human issue is once more getting used to wrestle the world's deadliest enemies.
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  • J. Edgar Hoover & Clyde Tolson: Investigating the Sexual Secrets of America's Most Famous Men and Women (Paperback) - Common

    Darwin Porter's saga of energy and corruption has a revelation on each page-cross dressing, homosexual events, sexual indiscretions, hustlers on the market, alliances with the Mafia, illegal activity through the FBI, and an obsessive and voyeuristic curiosity within the intercourse lives of Hollywood celebrities. it is all the following, with chilling information about the abuse of strength at the darkish aspect of the yankee saga. yet generally,
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  • The Bear and the Dragon (A Jack Ryan Novel)

    By Tom Clancy

    The number 1 New York Times bestseller in hardcover, at the checklist for twenty-four weeks!

    President Jack Ryan faces a global concern not like any he has ever identified, in Tom Clancy's awesome new novel….

    A high-level assassination test in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his such a lot depended on eyes and earsincluding antiterrorism professional John Clarkto Moscow, for he fears the worst is but to return. And he’s correct. The try out has left the already risky Russia susceptible to formidable forces in China desirous to satisfy their destinyand swap the face of the realm as we all know it...

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  • The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

    By Allen W. Dulles

    If the specialists may well aspect to any unmarried publication as a resource for realizing twentieth-century intelligence, that e-book will be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This vintage of spycraft is predicated on Dulles's incomparable event as a diplomat, foreign legal professional, and America's most desirable intelligence officer. Dulles was once a high-ranking officer of the CIA's predecessor - the workplace of Strategic companies - and served 8 years as director of the newly created CIA.

    In The Craft of Intelligence, Dulles unearths how intelligence is accumulated and processed, and the way the implications give a contribution to the formation of nationwide coverage. He discusses equipment of surveillance and the usefulness of defectors from adverse international locations. His wisdom of chilly battle Soviet espionage suggestions is unmatched, and he explains how the Soviet kingdom safety carrier recruited operatives and planted "illegals" in international international locations. In an account enlivened with a wealth of non-public anecdotes, Dulles additionally addresses the Bay of Pigs incident, denying that the 1961 invasion used to be according to a CIA estimate well known Cuban rebellion may occur. He spells out not just the options of contemporary espionage but in addition the philosophy and position of intelligence in a unfastened society threatened by means of international conspiracies.This is a e-book for readers who search wider knowing of the contribution of intelligence to our nationwide protection.
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  • The Wolf at the Door

    By Jack Higgins

    Whilst anyone starts off concentrating on participants of an elite intelligence unit referred to as "the major Minister's inner most military" and all those that paintings with them, Sean Dillon has an concept of who it can be: an outdated nemesis out to wreck the unit as soon as and for all.
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  • Call for the Dead: A George Smiley Novel

    By John le Carré

    From the New York Times bestselling writer of A gentle Truth and Our type of Traitor which is soon to be a movement picture starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Damian Lewis

    The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first paintings of non-fiction, will be on hand from Viking in September 2016

    "Go again to Whitehall and search for extra spies in your drawing boards."

    George Smiley is not any one's inspiration of a spy—which might be why he is this kind of usual. yet Smiley it sounds as if made a mistake. After a regimen defense interview, he concluded that the affable Samuel Fennan had not anything to conceal. Why, then, did the guy from the overseas place of work shoot himself within the head purely hours later? Or did he?

    The heart-stopping story of intrigue that introduced either novelist and spy, Call for the Dead is a necessary creation to le Carré's chillingly amoral universe.

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