By John D. Marks
"The CIA exposé to finish all CIA exposés." ―New York
A 'Manchurian Candidate' is an unwitting murderer brainwashed and programmed to kill. during this ebook, former country division officer John Marks tells the explosive tale of the CIA's hugely mystery software of experiments in brain regulate. His interest first aroused through details on a perplexing suicide. Marks labored from millions of pages of newly published records in addition to interviews and behavioral technology experiences, generating a ebook that 'accomplished what Senate committees couldn't' (Senator Edward Kennedy).
By Marc A. Thiessen
White condominium speechwriter Marc Thiessen used to be locked in a safe room and given entry to the main delicate intelligence while he used to be tasked to write down President George W. Bush’s 2006 speech explaining the CIA’s interrogation software and why Congress may still authorize it. Few recognize extra approximately those CIA operations than Thiessen, and in his new ebook, relationship catastrophe, he records simply how potent the CIA’s interrogations have been in foiling assaults on the USA, penetrating al-Qaeda’s excessive command, and delivering our army with actionable intelligence. Thiessen additionally exhibits how reckless President Obama has been in shutting down the CIA’s application and freeing mystery files that experience aided our enemies. dating catastrophe proves:How the CIA software thwarted particular lethal assaults opposed to the U.S.Why “enhanced interrogation” was once no longer torture through any moderate criminal or ethical standardHow the data won by way of “enhanced interrogation” couldn't were obtained the other wayHow President Obama’s activities considering the fact that taking workplace have left the United States even more prone to attackIn chilling aspect, Thiessen finds how shut the terrorists got here to awesome back, how intelligence received from “enhanced interrogation” many times stymied their plots, and the way President Obama’s dismantling of this CIA software is inviting catastrophe for the USA.
By Nick McCamley
McCamley's exciting learn of the world's biggest underground arsenal cuts via many years of hearsay and hypothesis to bare the frilly skill used to camouflage the positioning in the course of international warfare II, a number of near-disasters, and a plan to the touch off the hidden reserves of ammunition in 1940 to avoid them from falling into German arms.
By Thomas Nelson
In a e-book that's as bound to be as arguable because it is meticulously researched, a former certain assistant to the president for nationwide safeguard Affairs and senior authentic of the principal Intelligence company indicates that the U.S. will be headed towards a nuclear face-off with communist China inside of 4 years. And it definitively unearths how China is gradually pursuing a stealthy, systematic technique to reach geopolitical and fiscal dominance first in Asia and Eurasia, then almost certainly globally, in the subsequent twenty. utilizing lately declassified records, statements through Russian and chinese language leaders principally neglected within the Western media, and groundbreaking research and investigative paintings, Menges explains China's plan completely, exposing: China's tools of monetary regulate. China's mystery alliance with Russia and different anti-America countries, together with North Korea. China's transforming into army and nuclear power-over ninety ICBMs, a lot of them aimed toward U.S. towns. How China and Russia were accountable for weaponizing terrorists bent on harming the united states harm because of China's alternate strategies (since 1990, we've got misplaced eight million jobs because of China alternate surpluses).
By A. Svendsen
An insightful exploration of intelligence cooperation (officially referred to as liaison), together with its foreign dimensions. This booklet bargains a different knowing of this strategy, necessary to these excited by severe details flows, equivalent to intelligence, hazard, predicament and emergency managers.
By Clayton K.S. Chun
Они собирались на лёгкую прогулку. Цель - захватить в Сомали полевого командира, лейтенанта Мухаммед фарах Айдид. На над Магадишем вертолёт с группой захвата был сбит и охотники превратились в дичь. Затем был фильм «Падение чёрного ястреба» и неудачники превратились в героев.
By Boris Volodarsky
This is often the historical past of an unparalleled deception operation - the largest KGB deception of all time. It hasn't ever been instructed in complete in the past.
General Alexander Orlov, Stalin's such a lot dependable and relied on henchman in the course of the Spanish Civil conflict, used to be additionally the Soviet handler controlling Kim Philby, the British secret agent, defector, and member of the infamous 'Cambridge Five'. Escaping Stalin's purges, Orlov fled to the United States within the overdue Nineteen Thirties and lived underground. He basically dared demonstrate his identification to the area after Stalin's loss of life, in his 1953 best-seller The mystery historical past of Stalin's Crimes, and then he grew to become possibly the easiest recognized of all Soviet defectors, a lot written approximately, hugely praised, and honored by way of the united states Congress on his dying in 1973.
But there's a twist within the Orlov tale past the goals of even the main creative undercover agent novelist: normal Alexander Orlov by no means really existed. the guy referred to as Orlov used to be in reality born Leiba Feldbin. And whereas he was a devoted servant of Stalin and the controller of Philby, he used to be by no means a basic within the KGB, by no means really defected to the West after his flight from the USSR, and remained a faithful Soviet agent until eventually his dying. The Orlov tale because it has been approved in the past used to be principally the discovery of the KGB - and one perpetuated lengthy after the top of the chilly warfare.
In this meticulous new biography, Boris Volodarsky, himself a former Soviet intelligence officer, now tells the real tale in the back of Orlov for the 1st time. An interesting story of Russian espionage and deception, stretching from the time of Lenin to the Putin period, it is a tale that might ship shockwaves throughout the world's intelligence firms.
By Peter Jackson, L.V. Scott
Over the last few many years, foreign heritage and safeguard were considerably encouraged via larger realizing of the function of intelligence in nationwide protection and overseas policy-making. In Britain, a lot of the paintings has built within the subdiscipline of foreign historical past with its methodological predisposition in the direction of archive-based examine. Advances in archival disclosure, speeded up by means of the tip of the chilly battle, in addition to by means of the altering attitudes of reputable secrecy and the paintings of the intelligence prone, have extra facilitated learn, figuring out and debate. contemporary controversies, together with claims of politicisation of intelligence historiography, have further extra public saliency to long-standing educational disputes. The occasions of September eleven and their aftermath have proven the price and bounds of mystery intelligence and generated clean controversies for proponents and critics.This publication examines severely the improvement of intelligence reviews and assesses its contribution to the learn of diplomacy. It attracts upon the viewpoints of top teachers, newshounds and previous practitioners, to discover the way in which the topic is studied, for what reasons and with what outcomes.
By Mr. David E. Murphy
This generally researched ebook illuminates a few of the enigmas that experience surrounded the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, delivering willing insights into Stalin’s pondering and the explanations for his catastrophic blunder.
“If, after the struggle, the Soviet Union had by some means been able to generating an professional inquiry into the disaster of 6/22—comparable in its mandate to the September 11 fee here—its record may need learn a bit like [this book]. . . . Murphy brings to his topic either wisdom of Russian historical past and an insider’s seize of the way intelligence is collected, analyzed and used—or not.”—Niall Ferguson, New York instances ebook Review
"A attention-grabbing and meticulously researched account of fallacious assumptions and blunders of judgment that culminated in Hitler’s invasion of Russia in June 1941. by no means ahead of has this fateful interval been so totally documented."—Henry A. Kissinger