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Informing Statecraft
1.  Informing Statecraft by Angelo Codevilla
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  "Perhaps the finest primer on US intelligence objectives, strategy, and programs."
$27.09   Used & New from: $9.56
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The Venona Secrets, Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors
2.  The Venona Secrets, Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors by Herbert Romerstein
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  "An outstanding historical review of the Venona program in the United States written by one of the nation's foremost authorities."
$14.21   Used & New from: $1.98
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The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB
3.  The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Christopher Andrew
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  "The best available history of the origins, practices, and culture of the KGB."
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The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the the Third World - Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive
4.  The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the the Third World - Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive by Christopher Andrew
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  "The Soviet Union's battle for the Third World and how things began to unravel."
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The French Secret Services: From the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War
5.  The French Secret Services: From the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War by Douglas Porch
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  "This French scholar's review of France's intelligence services.  Probably the best-English language history of this subject."
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Soviet Strategic Deception
6.  Soviet Strategic Deception by Brian D. Dailey
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  "This book is nearly impossible to get, but it's an outstanding practicum on Soviet facility with the practice of deception."
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The Code-breakers
7.  The Code-breakers 
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  "A fine, if dated, history of signals intelligence."
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The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia (Kodansha Globe)
8.  The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia (Kodansha Globe) by Peter Hopkirk
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  "A good look at how intelligence made a difference in the Great Power competition for southern Eurasia."
$13.74   Used & New from: $2.91
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews)

By Any Means Necessary
9.  By Any Means Necessary by William E. Burrows
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  "This is a good, if not scholarly, account of Cold War airborne intelligence missions."
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Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency
10.  Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency by James Bamford
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  "An update to Bamford's history of the National Security Agency, "Deep Black.""
$13.24   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews)

Deep Black: Space Espionage and National Security
11.  Deep Black: Space Espionage and National Security by William E. Burrows
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  "James Bamford's history of the origins, culture, and practice of the National Security Agency."
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KGB: The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev
12.  KGB: The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev by Christopher Andrew
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  "The first of Christopher Andrew's scholarly efforts to document the KGB's early history and culture."
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Shadow Flights: America's Secret Airwar Against the Soviet Union: A Cold War History
13.  Shadow Flights: America's Secret Airwar Against the Soviet Union: A Cold War History by Curtis Peebles
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  "A good history of the development of technology and concepts of operation for early airborne surveillance missions."
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Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA
14.  Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA by Edward Jay Epstein
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  "Maybe the best general book on Cold War competition in deception-counterdeception."
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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (Penguin Books)
15.  Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (Penguin Books) by Steve Coll
The list author says:
  "Steve Coll, a journalist, produced his good account of CIA efforts against al Qaeda in Afghanistan before 9/11."
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Deception in War: The Art of the Bluff, the Value of Deceit, and the Most Thrilling Episodes of Cunning in Military History, from the Trojan Horse to the Gulf War
16.  Deception in War: The Art of the Bluff, the Value of Deceit, and the Most Thrilling Episodes of Cunning in Military History, from the Trojan Horse to the Gulf War by Jon Latimer
The list author says:
  "A good account of the practice of military deception."
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Broken: The Troubled Past and Uncertain Future of the FBI
17.  Broken: The Troubled Past and Uncertain Future of the FBI by Richard Gid Powers
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  "A great account of why the FBI's struggles mightily with its post-9/11 challenges."
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Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel's Intelligence Community
18.  Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel's Intelligence Community by Dan Raviv
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  "A good history of Israel's intelligence services."
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The Wizards Of Langley: Inside The Cia's Directorate Of Science And Technology
19.  The Wizards Of Langley: Inside The Cia's Directorate Of Science And Technology by Jeffrey T. Richelson
The list author says:
  "A history of science and technology contributions to the practice of espionage."
$16.24   Used & New from: $0.82
2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
20.  Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage by Christopher Drew
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  "Submarines and technical intelligence collection."
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Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis (2nd Edition)
21.  Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis (2nd Edition) by Graham T. Allison
The list author says:
  "Today the Cuban Missile Crisis is overstudied, but this text is a fine exploration of how senior officials use (and mis-use) intelligence and decision making."
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Hitler's Spies: German Military Intelligence In World War II
22.  Hitler's Spies: German Military Intelligence In World War II by David Kahn
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  "A fine history of German intelligence during WWII by a foremost intelligence scholar."
$23.65   Used & New from: $3.99
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Bodyguard of Lies: The Extraordinary True Story Behind D-Day
23.  Bodyguard of Lies: The Extraordinary True Story Behind D-Day by Anthony Cave Brown
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  "A study of the use of deception to protect the D-Day invasion of Normandy."
$14.86   Used & New from: $7.49
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Kempei Tai: The Japanese Secret Service Then and Now
24.  Kempei Tai: The Japanese Secret Service Then and Now by Richard Deacon
The list author says:
  "A good, if cursory study of Japan's security services."
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