American spies : espionage against the United States from the Cold War to the present
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Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2013?].
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Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
327.1209 SULIC

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Book
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xiii, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781626160088, 1626160082

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-349) and index.
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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 a far broader spectrum of threats not only from hostile states but also substate groups, including those conducting cyberespionage. Sulick reveals six fundamental elements of espionage in these stories: the motivations that drove them to spy; their access and the secrets they betrayed; their tradecraft, i.e., the techniques of concealing their espionage; their exposure; their punishment; and, finally, the damage they inflicted on America's national security. The book is the sequel to Sulick's popular Spying in America: Espionage from the Revolutionary War to the Dawn of the Cold War. Together they serve as a basic introduction to understanding America's vulnerability to espionage, which has oscillated between peacetime complacency and wartime vigilance, and continues to be shaped by the inherent conflict between our nation's security needs and our commitment to the preservation of civil liberties.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sulick, M. J. (2013). American spies: espionage against the United States from the Cold War to the present . Georgetown University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sulick, Michael J.. 2013. American Spies: Espionage against the United States From the Cold War to the Present. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sulick, Michael J.. American Spies: Espionage against the United States From the Cold War to the Present Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sulick, Michael J.. American Spies: Espionage against the United States From the Cold War to the Present Georgetown University Press, 2013.

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