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1 Andrew, Christopher For the President's Eyes Only. Secret Intelligence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush.
Harpercollins 1995 0060170379 / 9780060170370 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Xii, 660 pages, plates, cloth, DJ, very good. From Booklist: " Much of the value returned on America's multibillion-dollar spending on intelligence depends on what the ultimate consumer, the president, does with it. Too often the sum is wasted if he ignores it or wants fortune-telling clairvoyance from it. But a few presidents have justified the expense with their realistic use of confidential information. Writing about each chief executive, Andrew blends the organizational growth of U. S. Spy agencies (mostly ad hoc entities until the cold war spawned the CIA and NSA) with presidential predilections of the moment. FDR preferred espionage gathering on people (he was indifferent, unlike Churchill, to the signals intelligence that was possibly decisive in World War II) ; aerial surveillance tripped up Ike in the U-2 affair; and Nixon's undoing was his penchant for snooping on domestic political opponents. When not telling a revealing anecdote, such as Wilson's naive use of a simple cipher the British had no trouble cracking, Andrew aims his fluid analysis at the intelligence successes and failures in the foreign policy realm--in all, a fascinating synthesis from a premier author of a half-dozen previous espionage histories. " ; 9.80 X 6.40 X 2.10 inches; 672 pages 
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2 Bertram, Christoph editor Prospects of Soviet Power in the 1980s
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1980 0208018859 / 9780208018854 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
[4], 126 pages, cloth, DJ, publisher's file copy otherwise very good. From the DJ: These fifteen essays, by members of the International Institute of Strategic Studies, give the most comprehensive, balanced, and unclassified overview ever available of the many factors which will dictate Soviet policy in the coming decade. ; 126 pages 
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3 Bertram, Christoph editor The Future of Strategic Deterrence
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1981 020801943x / 9780208019431 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
[6], 108 pages, cloth, publisher's file copy otherwise very good. 7.5 by 10 inches. From the introduction: "It is the uncertainty of control over events which is the fundamental reason why political leaders in Moscow and in Washington will be most reluctant to press the nuclear button. " Contributors include McGeorge Bundy, Hedley Bull, RIchard Rosecrance, etc. ; 108 pages 
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4 Bertram, Christoph editor Third-World Conflict and International Security.
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1982 020801957x / 9780208019578 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
[6], 121 pages, cloth, publisher's file copy otherwise very good. 7.5 by 10 inches. From the introduction: "The impact of internal change. It was this difficulty which confronted the discussion throughout the Conference. "; 121 pages 
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5 Hamm, Diane L. , compiled by Military Intelligence. its Heroes and Legends
Arlington Hall Station, VA U. S. Army Intelligence and Security Command 1987 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
X, 164 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. "From the War of Independence to Vietnam military intelligence specialists have through the years played an important role in supporting the U. S. Army and our Nation. The selection of stories contained in this book is designed to enhance the esprit de corps of today's MI specialists by reminding them of the sacrifices and achievements of those h=who have gone before. I commend it to the attention of the men and women of military intelligence." - Major General Harry E. Soyster. 
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6 Moberly, Walter The Ethics of Punishment
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1968 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
386 pages, cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: Sir Walter's book is possibly the most comprehensive treatment of the subject that has so far appeared. From the Wikipedia website: "Sir Walter Hamilton Moberly, GBE, KCB, Kt, DSO (20 October 1881 31 January 1974) was a British academic. The son of Rev. Robert Campbell Moberly, Moberly was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford. He was later a lecturer in political science at the University of Aberdeen from 1905 to 1906 and served in World War I with the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, being twice mentioned in despatches. After the war, he was professor of philosophy at the University of Birmingham from 1921 to 1924, Principal of the University College of the South West of England from 1925 to 1926, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester from 1926 to 1934, Chairman of the University Grants Committee from 1935 to 1949 and Principal of St Catherine's Foundation from 1949 1955." ; 386 pages 
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7 Prados, John The Soviet Estimate. U. S. Intelligence Analysis & Russian Military Strength.
New York Dial Press 1982 0385272111 / 9780385272117 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Xvi, 367 pages, cloth, DJ, very good. Stated first printing. From the DJ: " A provocative investigation of American intelligence operations aimed at finding out about the Soviets - how we gather and analyze the intelligence and how it affects U. S. Governmente policy and public opinion." ; 8.80 X 6 X 1.40 inches; 367 pages 
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8 PRANGE, GORDON W. with DONALD M. GOLDSTEIN and KATHERINE V. DILLON Target Tokyo. The story of the Sorge spy ring.
New York Mcgraw-Hill Book Co. , 1984 0070506779 / 9780070506770 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
595 pages, 6 plates, chart, cloth, dj. 1st edition, very good. From the publisher: "The authors of At Dawn We Slept and Miracle at Midway now turn to one of the most fascinating chapters of World War II. Target Tokyo is a scrupulously documented account of espionage on a grand scale. Bristling with suspense, it details the undercover operations of one of the most ingenious spy rings of the century. Headed by Richard Sorge, it transmitted highly secret information from Tokyo to Russia between 1933 and 1941. Gordon Prange brings to life the members of the ring, the double agents, the victims and dupes, the diplomats and statesmen. Born in Russia and educated in Germany, Sorge posed as a good Nazi, a stringer for a German newspaper. He secured his access to intelligence information by getting a position at the German embassy in Tokyo, where he became the trusted adviser and friend of the German ambassador, who consulted him about the most sensitive matters. Sorge also infiltrated the highest levels of Japanese society. He was charming and flamboyant, a hard drinker who could often be seen riding about Tokyo on his motorcycle. A major work of World War II history, "Target Tokyo" is a portrait of an exotic nation gearing up for war. It is also a study of duplicity on the highest levels, of betrayals both personal and national, with insights into the great leaders of the era -- Hitler, Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt -- as they played out he drama that would determine the future of the world." 
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9 Ra'anan, Uri, Pfaltzgraff, Robert L. , Jr. editors International Security Dimensions of Space
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1984 0208020233 / 9780208020239 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
323 pages, cloth, DJ, publisher's file copy otherwise very good. From the DJ: The papers presented in this volume revolve around these major topics: Space as a military environment; space as a high frontier for strategic defense; technological and operational aspects of superpower space system; organizational dimensions of space programs, unilateral and multilateral; national interests and the legal regime in space; policy implications. Appendices discuss the evolution of the U. S. Military peace program, the Soviet space program, and the Soviet draft treaty on weapons in outer space.; 323 pages 
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10 Ranelagh, John CIA : a History
London BBC Books 1992 0563362502 / 9780563362500 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
256 pages, illustrations, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "The CIA made its presence felt worldwide in actions such as the toppling of Mussadegh's government in Iran, the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, training counter-terrorist units in South Vietnam and supporting the Contra rebels in Nicaragua. Vietnam and Watergate brought the CIA 'skeletons' into the open: the integrity of the service was scrutinized as CIA people told of assassination plots, covert operations, double agents and poison manufacture. The complex structure of the CIA and how it has changed over the years are clearly described, as are the people who made it work, particularly successive directors who strove to reconcile the functions of the agency with the demands of presidents and Congress. Ranelagh shows how the idealism of men and women who entered the agency to defend democracy became tarnished by the reality of working for an organization which also propped up corrupt dictatorships. With the collapse of communism, the main focus of CIA activity has been removed, but the need to gather information on which to base US foreign policy and defend US interests remains. Ranelagh charts the vital role played by the CIA in establishing the USSR's nuclear capability during the arms race and the SALT talks, and looks at new assessments. In the final chapter, he considers the problems facing US intelligence in the post-Cold War world. " SR4626B ; 256 pages 
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11 STEVENSON, WILLIAM. A Man Called Intrepid. the Secret War.
New York Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1976 0151567956 / 9780151567959 Hard Cover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Xxvi, 486 pages, 12 plates, maps, cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. The story of Sir William Samuel Stephenson. (1896-1989) aka Intrepid, Secret intelligence chief, born in Point Douglas, near Winnipeg, Canada, of Scottish descent. Educated in Winnipeg, he became involved in British secret intelligence through visits to Germany to buy steel in the early 1930s. His information on Enigma, the German cipher machine, led to MI6's acquisition of a prototype in 1939. In 1940 he was appointed British intelligence chief in North and South America, representing the interests of MI5, MI6, and Special Operations Executive. The novelist Ian Fleming, a member of his wartime staff, is said to have adopted Stephenson as a model for the character "M' in the James Bond books. (AND Reference) 
Price: 16.00 USD
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12 Warner, Michael The Office of Strategic Services. America's First Intelligence Agency.
Washington, DC Public Affairs, Central Intelligence Agency 2002 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
47 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the foreword: "What follows is an attempt to describe some of the important components of OSS and to highlight some of its significant missions and personalities." Contents include: COI Came First, What Was OSS? , Research & Analysis, Special Operations, Secret Intelligence, X-2, Weapons & Spy Gear, OSS in Asia, An End and a Beginning. ; 47 pages 
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13 Warner, Michael The Office of Strategic Services. America's First Intelligence Agency.
Washington, DC Public Affairs, Central Intelligence Agency 2002 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
47 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the foreword: "What follows is an attempt to describe some of the important components of OSS and to highlight some of its significant missions and personalities." Contents include: COI Came First, What Was OSS? , Research & Analysis, Special Operations, Secret Intelligence, X-2, Weapons & Spy Gear, OSS in Asia, An End and a Beginning. ; 47 pages 
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14 West, Nigel Mi6. British Secret Intelligence Service Operations 1909-1945.
Random House 1984 0394539400 / 9780394539409 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
266 pages, illustrations, cloth, dust jacket, very good. From the DJ: "In this meticulously researched account of MI6, Britain's overseas intelligence-gathering organization, its operations and structure are described for the first time, from its modest beginnings in 1909 through World War II. "; 9.40 X 6 X 1.20 inches; 266 pages 
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