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Circle of treason : a CIA account of traitor Aldrich Ames and the men he betrayed

Author: Sandra Grimes; Jeanne Vertefeuille
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Circle of Treason details the authors' personal involvement in the hunt for and eventual identification of a Soviet mole in the CIA during the 1980s and 1990s.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aldrich Hazen Ames; Aldrich Hazen Ames
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Grimes; Jeanne Vertefeuille
ISBN: 9781591143345 1591143349
OCLC Number: 785079499
Description: xiii, 228 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Jeanne's story --
Sandy's story --
Overview of SE operations --
The Polyakov case: the beginnings --
The Polyakov case: the middle --
The Polyakov case: the end --
Early major cases --
Later major cases --
Things begin to go wrong --
First attempts --
CIC formation --
Beginning of the focus on Ames --
The investigation gets new life --
Ames emerges as a major focus --
The FBI takes over --
Reactions to the arrest of Ames --
Ames the person, Ames the spy --
Hanssen and Ames: a comparison --
Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille.

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Circle of Treason details the authors' personal involvement in the hunt for and eventual identification of a Soviet mole in the CIA during the 1980s and 1990s.

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