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Spycraft

Robert Wallace

Spycraft

the secret history of the CIA"s spytechs from communism to Al-Qaeda

by Robert Wallace

  • 347 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency. -- Directorate of Science and Technology -- History,
  • Intelligence service -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Wallace and H. Keith Melton with Henry R. Schlesinger.
    ContributionsMelton, H. Keith 1944-, Schlesinger, Henry R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK468.I6 W35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22970034M
    ISBN 109780525949800
    LC Control Number2007046734

    : The Tao of Spycraft: Item in acceptable condition including possible liquid damage. As well, answers may be filled in. Lastly, may be missing components, e.g. missing DVDs, CDs, Access Code, Range: $ - $   CHAPTER 1. THE A TO Z OF SPYCRAFT. A. ABDUCTION. The abduction of opponents of the Bolshevik regime became almost commonplace in Paris before the Second World War, the known victims being mainly White Russians, and some supporters of Pages:

      Object Name: The KnowHow Book of Spycraft Maker and Year: Usborne Books, Object Type: Children’s book Image Source: The author Description: (Richard McKenna). During the Cold War, a new archetypal establishment role joined the pantheon of soldiers, cowboys, and cops that often peopled children’s games: the spy.   "As a writer, I'm always looking for those books that open my eyes to the shadowy ways the world truly works. I found just such a resource in the insightful, well-researched, and oftentimes humorous book by Bayard and Holmes, SPYCRAFT: Essentials. For any author, this is the new bible for crafting stories of : ​Shoe Phone Press.

      SPYCRAFT has a chapter on OTS’s roles in several counterterrorism operations, including the identification of the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight , the tracking of an al-Qa’ida forger-terrorist, and support to CIA teams in Afghanistan in In each case new methods and techniques were developed to solve the technical problems. And now, in the first book ever written about this office, the former director of OTS teams up with an internationally renowned intelligence historian to take readers into the laboratory of espionage. Spycraft tells amazing life and death stories about this littleknown group, much of it /5(2).


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