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Secret Wars One Hundred Years of British Intelligence Inside MI5 and MI6

ISBN-10: 0312379986

ISBN-13: 9780312379988

Edition: 2009

Authors: Gordon Thomas

List price: $27.95
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A complete and up-to-date history of the famed, mysterious MI5 and MI6 agencies Britain's Security and Secret Intelligence Services2009 will mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's MI5 and MI6 agencies, two of the oldest and most powerful secret intelligence services in the world.Secret Warscovers a century of triumphs and deceptions: from the last days of the British Empire, to Allied intelligence in World War II and the post-war treachery of Britain's own agents, the defection of Soviet agents and the process of "handling" them, MI5 and MI6's often-frigid relationships with the CIA, Mossad, and other European spy organizations, and the roles the agencies play in the development of the fight against biological and space terrorism. Gordon Thomas isthego-to expert on international espionage and the intelligence communities, and he has conducted prodigious research and interviews with significant players, resulting in this rich and delicious page turner. With insider information more startling than anything out of James Bond,Secret Warsis a must-read for anyone interested in the intrigue-filled world of international espionage.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 3/17/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Directors of Intelligence Services
Acronyms and Agency Names
Prime Sources
Her Majesty's Secret Agent
The Flight of the Falcon
The Fairy Godmother's Spies
The Enemy Within the Gate
Ciphers and Bugs
The Atom Spies
Moles Between Friends
The Winds of Hate
Partition to Perdu
Out of the Shadows
High Expectations
New Targets
Glasnost in the Snow
The Bamboo Curtain Spies
A New World: Adjust or Die
Tango in the Basement
Route Nine Eleven
The Day Their Lives Changed
Back to the Future
For the Moment
A Personal Note
Select Bibliography
Index