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Espionage: A Reference Handbook illuminates the murky underworld of espionage and counterespionage efforts in the United States and around the world. Combining an academic treatment of the causes and forces that shape espionage with narrative accounts of how spying and spy catching are conducted, this is the only work of its kind to cover Benedict Arnold, J. Edgar Hoover, the CIA, the KGB, and Jay Pollard, all in one volume.
Though special attention is focused on the American experience, British, Soviet, and Israeli cases are presented, along with recent world events of terrorism and ethnic conflict, providing a unique comparative perspective on the international forces behind spying.
Explores the role that espionage plays in world politics today, discussing how it has changed over time, profiling famous spies, and pointing out the key role that advanced warning plays in national security.\
|Preface and Acknowledgments|
|1||Espionage in the United States||1|
|2||Understanding the Contemporary Espionage Debate||45|
|3||Espionage around the World||75|
|7||Prints and Nonprint Resources||185|
|About the Author||225|