By Michael J. Sulick
Can you retain a secret?
Maybe you could, however the usa executive can't. because the beginning of the rustic, international locations huge and small, from Russia and China to Ghana and Ecuador, have stolen the main necessary secrets and techniques of the U.S..
Written via Michael Sulick, former director of CIA’s clandestine provider, Spying in the US presents a background of greater than thirty espionage situations contained in the usa. those circumstances comprise american citizens who spied opposed to their nation, spies from either the Union and Confederacy through the Civil struggle, and overseas brokers who ran operations on American soil. many of the tales are everyday, reminiscent of these of Benedict Arnold and Julius Rosenberg, whereas others, even though much less popular, are both attention-grabbing.
From the yank Revolution, in the course of the Civil battle and global Wars, to the atomic age of the big apple undertaking, Sulick info the lives of these who've betrayed America’s secrets and techniques. In each one case he specializes in the motivations that drove those contributors to secret agent, their entry and the secrets and techniques they betrayed, their tradecraft or ideas for concealing their espionage, their publicity and punishment, and the wear and tear they finally inflicted on America’s nationwide safety.
Spying in America serves because the ideal advent to the early heritage of espionage in the US. Sulick’s detailed event as a senior intelligence officer is obvious as he skillfully publications the reader via those situations of intrigue, deftly illustrating the evolution of yankee understanding approximately espionage and the fitful improvement of yank counterespionage best as much as the chilly War.