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The new spymasters : inside espionage from the Cold War to global terror

Author: Stephen Grey
Publisher: [London, UK] : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this era of email intercepts and drone strikes, many believe that the spy is dead. What use are double agents and dead letter boxes compared to the all-seeing digital eye? The author takes us from  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Grey
ISBN: 9780670917402 0670917400 9780670917419 0670917419
OCLC Number: 910834698
Description: xiv, 348 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustration (some colour), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The exploding spy --
Part One: The cult of intelligence (1909-89) --
The secret agent --
The best-ever liars --
Friendship --
Part Two: New spies (1989-2008) --
Thunderbolt --
Jihad --
Caveat emptor --
Part Three: The flock of birds (2008-13) --
Cover blown --
Allah has plans --
Faith in the machine --
The peacemaker spy --
Vaccination --
Part Four: Where next? --
The good spy.
Responsibility: Stephen Grey.

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Brilliant ... a compelling portrait of espionage * Daily Mail * Valuable and thought-provoking, breaks new ground. A good manual for the spy cadets of the future, the dangers they face and traps they Read more...

 
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