MI6 Inside the Covert World of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service

ISBN-10: 0743217780

ISBN-13: 9780743217781

Edition: 2002

Authors: Stephen Dorril

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An intelligence agency expose so explosive that the British government tried to stop its publication or the first time ever, MI6, Britain's legendary player at the chessboard of international intelligence-gathering, is revealed in fascinating detail. Fifteen years of painstaking and meticulous research on the notoriously elusive organization comes together in a vivid and shocking portrait that differs radically from the sleek and flawless fictionalized portraits of Her Majesty's Secret Service. This no-holds-barred expose of the agency's operations and methods describes in riveting detail its impact on the history and politics of the last half century. Stephen Dorril's daring and prodigious research has unearthed startling information, including: The recruitment of assets and agents of influence around the world MI6's relationships with national leaders, including Nelson Mandela A secret deal between London and Washington to keep British troops out of Vietnam Details about failed plots to assassinate Nasser, Milosevic, and Gaddifi Why MI6 was unable to provide advance warning of the Iranian Revolution or Argentina's plan to invade the Falklands MI6's operations to bring Nazi collaborators and war criminals to Britain after the warMI6lifts the veil surrounding the closely guarded espionage efforts that have shaped and continue to affect our world for better...and for worse.
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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 5/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 928
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

List of Acronyms
From Hot to Cold War
The Second World War
Reorganisation: Special Operations
'Uncertain Allies'
The World-View
The Front Line
Germany and the 3 x 5s
Austria: The Shooting Gallery
Rockets, Bombs and Deception
The Soviet Empire
The Promethean League
The Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations
The Baltic States
The Balkans and Russia
Greece and the Creation of the Para-State
Yugoslavia: The Golden Priest, Stolen Treasure and the Crusaders
The Musketeers in Albania
The NTS and 'Young Russians'
The British and Scottish Leagues for European Freedom
The Change
The European Movement and 'the Battle for Picasso's Mind'
Rolling Back 'Roll-Back'
The Technical Fix
The Middle East
'Unbroken Dreams'
Iran: 'Unequal Dreams'
Suez: Assassins and Thuggery
The Macmillan Doctrine
The Musketeers in Yemen
Modern Times
The Secret Intelligence Service
The Last of the Colonial Wars
The Slow Death of the Cold War
The New Agenda
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
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