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  • Title: North American Spies
  • Author: Andrew Lownie Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones
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  • Page: 145
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  • In North American Spies, a new generation of scholars and journalists used the latest verifiable evidence to look at key episodes in the history of espionage in the United States and Canada from the role of the US Secret Service in the Spanish American war of 1898 to the emergence of American spy fiction.The ten essays include an account of whether Soviet secret agents mayIn North American Spies, a new generation of scholars and journalists used the latest verifiable evidence to look at key episodes in the history of espionage in the United States and Canada from the role of the US Secret Service in the Spanish American war of 1898 to the emergence of American spy fiction.The ten essays include an account of whether Soviet secret agents may have been behind the theft of secret Churchill Roosevelt correspondence in 1940, suggest that President Truman s shadowy advisor, Admiral Souers, was the real architect of the CIA, and that Britain generated a home bred McCarthyism similar to that of the USA.The book also provides a history of the Defense Intelligence Agency, looks at the role of the OSS in Operation Torch, and examines recruitment into the CIA Casting new light and interpretation on some controversial recent historical events, it opens up a subject which is often shrouded in mystery and deliberate misinformation Impressive Should attract a wide readership Loch Johnson author of The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence A serious and valuable contribution to a rising academic concern with the doings ofthe secret world Bradley F Smith author of The Origins of the CIA A strong collection edited by two well known and respected authors Robin Winks Yale University
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    Commentaires:

    Georgiana Watt
    Historians and journalists tackle important world events using 'verifiable information' to argue a more complete viewpoint. The research with access to previously withheld documents makes for fascinating reading; however, it is subjective to the document and to the author of the essay, there being very few undeniable facts, ie: you're dead, or you're not. The authors as a group are careful to express opinions held at the time of the event, and with the hindsight of historical response to these e [...]

    Elizabeth Edwards
    This book is an erudite collection of revisionist essays that examines the US intelligence agencies from the time of the Spanish-US War of 1897 to the 1970s. One particular theme running through the book is the limitations of US intelligence from the failures of the OSS in the Second World War, to the responsibility of the CIA for the Bay of Pigs fiasco in 1961 and tikhe underestimation of the Viet Cong in the Vietnam War. This is a specialist book not to be undertaken lightly, but for those int [...]

    Beth Willis
    This is a fascinating, well-written collection of themed essays, written by leading academics, studying various aspects of the American intelligence services during the 20th century. Full of fascinating and surprising insights.

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