This book tells the story of the people involved in spying: the human sources (agents) who betray their country or organisation and the professional intelligence officers who manage the collection and reporting process. It provides a rigorous psychological analysis of the personality and motivation of individuals involved in spying.
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A fascinating and enlightening read for those who enjoy spy fiction, academic bodies and security and intelligence professionals.
A storybook and textbook for professionals
“A serious and thoughtful discussion of the world of secret
intelligence, at a time of rapid technological and political change.”
Sir John Scarlett, Chief, MI6
Informed and perceptive…Whether you are reading or writing spy fiction or
spy history, you will get more out of it if you read this first.
Alan Judd, former diplomat, now defence journalist
and award-winning fiction writer
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Europe £24.00 incl P&P
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“why people spy… explored and delineated here with great professional and psychological insight.”
David Charters, Former diplomat and consultant to the security sector