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Betrayal in Berlin
The True Story of the Cold War's Most Audacious Espionage Operation
Steve Vogel - Sep 24, 2019
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The astonishing true story of the Berlin Tunnel, one of the West’s greatest espionage operations of the Cold War—and the dangerous Soviet mole who betrayed it.Its code name was “Operation Gold,” a wildly audacious CIA plan to construct a clandestine tunnel into East Berlin to tap into critical KGB and Soviet military telecommunication lines. The tu...
John Sipher
Mar 04, 2020
Great story and book!     source
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible
The Surreal Heart of the New Russia
Peter Pomerantsev - Nov 10, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia, where even dictatorship is a reality show Professional killers with the souls of artists, would-be theater directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, suicidal supermodels, Hell's Angels who hallucinate themselves as holy warriors, and oligarch revolutionaries: welcome to the wild an...
John Sipher
Dec 29, 2019
@twistopherrobin His book is great. “Nothing is True and Everything is Possible”.     source
Active Measures
The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare
Thomas Rid - Apr 21, 2020
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This revelatory and dramatic history of disinformation traces the rise of secret organized deception operations from the interwar period to contemporary internet troll farms We live in the age of disinformation--of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking, and forging data, often with the goal of weakening the ver...
John Sipher
Nov 22, 2019
@yarotrof @BTRTSR Read Mitrokhin and @RidT Thomas Rid's new book "Active Measures". I love your book, by the way. I suggest it to many people     source