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American Spies [electronic resource] : Espionage against the United States from the Cold War to the Present / Michael J. Sulick.

Author/Creator:
Sulick, Michael J.
Publication:
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (385 p.)
Subjects:
Cold War.
Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Spies -- Communist countries -- Biography.
Spies -- United States -- History.
Spies -- United States -- Biography.
Espionage -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Espionage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage -- United States -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
What's your secret?. American Spies presents the stunning histories of more than forty Americans who spied against their country during the past six decades. Michael Sulick, former head of the CIA's clandestine service, illustrates through these stories-some familiar, others much less well known-the common threads in the spy cases and the evolution of American attitudes toward espionage since the onset of the Cold War. After highlighting the accounts of many who have spied for traditional adversaries such as Russian and Chinese intelligence services, Sulick shows how spy hunters today confront
Contents:
The Cold War: 1950-1970
The KGB rebuilds
Spies in the enlisted ranks
Vietnam and the 1960s
Decade of turmoil: the 1970s
Espionage and the 1970s
Soviet science and technology espionage
James Angleton and the spy hunt in the CIA
The decade of the spy: Soviet spies of the 1980s
Espionage in the 1980s
Evil spy for the evil empire: John Walker
The spy in the National Security Agency: Ronald Pelton
A spy in the CIA: Edward Lee Howard
The spy in the US Marine Corps: Clayton Lonetree
The decade of the spy: other spies of the 1980s
An illegal in the CIA: Karl Koecher
The Army's John Walker: Clyde Conrad
Spies for East Germany: James Michael Hall and Jeffrey Carney
The spy for China: Larry Wu-Tai Chin
The spy for Israel: Jonathan Pollard
Espionage and the new world order: the 1990s
The end of the Cold War and US counterespionage
Aldrich Ames and his impact on the CIA
The spy in the FBI: Robert Hanssen
The last vestiges of Cold War espionage
Espionage in the new millennium
New threats, old threats
Chinese nuclear espionage and Wen Ho Lee
Spies for China
Spies for Cuba I: Ana Belen Montes
Spies for Cuba II: Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers
Espionage and the war on terrorism
Cyberespionage.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-64712-045-4
1-62616-009-0
OCLC:
864900372
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