Admiral Philip Bergen, Director of National Intelligence, is caught between the demands of the global war on terror and those of a White House increasingly focused on the coming Presidential election. A dramatic alteration of U.S. strategy for combating Islamic extremism may be in the offing, prompted by a growing crisis in Pakistan. Its effect may be as dramatic as the shift of the Soviet Union from World War II ally to Cold War enemy. The pace of events is rapid and the sweep broad. A Course To Stay
In Twelve Who Don?t Agree, journalist Valery Panyushkin profiles twelve Russians from across the country?s social spectrum: a politician, a journalist, an army officer, an author, a bank manager, a laborer, a university student..Despite varied backgrounds, they all have one thing in common ?participation in the historic March of the Dissidents
On July 6, 2003, four months after the United States invaded Iraq, former ambassador Joseph Wilson's now historic op-ed, "What I Didn't Find in Africa," appeared in The New York Times. A week later, conservative pundit Robert Novak revealed in his newspaper column that Ambassador Wilson's wife, Valerie Plame Wilson, was a CIA operative. The public disclosure of that secret information spurred a federal investigation and led to the trial and conviction of Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Scooter
In a bid to conclude American involvement in Afghanistan successfully, Washington places a risky bet on the prospects of would-be Taliban leader Mir Batani Khan, a young, fearless insurgent seeking to unite the warring factions within Afghanistan under his leadership to develop the country's bountiful resources and great economic potential. CIA provides cash and covert assistance in the form of drone strikes against common enemies. Operative Hannah Crossman and others are deployed to advise Batani and keep
Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and altered the Course of the Civil War In this breezy overview of 36 women who spied for the Confederacy and the Union, Winkler (Lincoln's Ladies) tells "stories of women spies...filled with suspense and seduction, treachery and trickery, romance and bravery."
Sisterhood of Spies is a real-life James Bond story, double-X chromosome-style. Here, though, the heroines aren't sex kittens in black spandex, but rather upper-crust women risking their lives in the service of a country at war. Elizabeth P. McIntosh was a reporter in Hawaii when the Office of Strategic Services (the C.I.A.'s precursor) recruited her to aid in its campaign of wartime disinformation. Item Out of Stock.
Pulitzer Prize- winning biographer Kai Bird tells of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history, Robert Ames. Through Bird?s personal connection to Ames? family, he gained access to his personal correspondence and range of contacts. Eventually more than forty retired CIA and Mossad officers told Bird their memories of Ames. Those seasoned spies all seemed to feel that they had been waiting for someone to tell the incredible story of Bob Ames, and how he carefully
The Secrets of the FBI by New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler reveals the FBI's most closely guarded secrets and the secrets of celebrities, politicians, and movie stars uncovered by agents during their investigations. Based on inside access, the book presents revelations about the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, the recent Russian spy swap, Marilyn Monroe's death, Vince Foster's suicide, and J. Edgar Hoover's sexual orientation. For the first time, it tells how the FBI caught spy
This is the most popular CD in the store! It?s Music to Spy By�, our exclusive mix of everybody?s favorite spy-themed songs and soundtracks. Selections include Secret Agent Man, Agent Double-O Soul, Mission Impossible, Pink Panther, the Get Smart and Man from U.N.C.L.E. themes, and?of course?the James Bond theme. There are 19 tracks total, all by the original artists, and you won?t find it anywhere else than the International Spy Museum. A Spy Museum Exclusive! Click here to plan the perfect spy party with
Spying in America - Michael Sulick Spying in America - Michael Sulick Code: 119602 Spying in America serves as the perfect introduction to the early history of espionage in America. Sulick's unique experience as a senior intelligence officer is evident as he skillfully guides the reader through these cases of intrigue, deftly illustrating the evolution of American awareness about espionage and the fitful development of American counterespionage leading up to the Cold War. 9 x 6 x 0.8 inches. Paperback.336