MI6: Inside the Covert World of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service

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Simon and Schuster, 2002 - 907 страници
An intelligence agency exposé so explosive that the British government tried to stop its publication or the first time ever, MI6, Britain's legendary player at the chessboard of international intelligence-gathering, is revealed in fascinating detail. Fifteen years of painstaking and meticulous research on the notoriously elusive organization comes together in a vivid and shocking portrait that differs radically from the sleek and flawless fictionalized portraits of Her Majesty's Secret Service. This no-holds-barred exposé of the agency's operations and methods describes in riveting detail its impact on the history and politics of the last half century. Stephen Dorril's daring and prodigious research has unearthed startling information, including:

? The recruitment of assets and agents of influence around the world

? MI6's relationships with national leaders, including Nelson Mandela

? A secret deal between London and Washington to keep British troops out of Vietnam

? Details about failed plots to assassinate Nasser, Milosevic, and Gaddifi

? Why MI6 was unable to provide advance warning of the Iranian Revolution or Argentina's plan to invade the Falklands

? MI6's operations to bring Nazi collaborators and war criminals to Britain after the war

MI6 lifts the veil surrounding the closely guarded espionage efforts that have shaped and continue to affect our world for better...and for worse.

 

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Потребителски отзив  - Dunkelbaum - LibraryThing

I found this a very interesting book for a number of reasons; firstly that I was in some of the areas of operation that are discussed, particularly in the late 1950s and 1960s, and it was an eye ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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I'm afraid that I have to agree with the opinion that this book is difficult to read. I have no quibble with the writing style, simply the level of detail included about events which most readers will ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

Съдържание

The Second World War
7
Special Operations
18
Containment
35
Uncertain Allies
49
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
53
The WorldView
58
CIB Central Information Bureau
68
Propaganda
71
CPGB Communist Party of Great Britain
436
ACUE American Committee for a United Europe
437
THE CHANGE
451
The European Movement and the Battle for Picassos Mind
455
Rolling BackRollBack
483
The Technical Fix
518
THE MIDDLE EAST
529
Unbroken Dreams
533

RollBack
81
THE FRONT LINE
91
Germany and the 3 x 5s
95
CIG Central Intelligence Group
105
The Shooting Gallery
118
Rockets Bombs and Deception
133
THE SOVIET EMPIRE
161
ABN AntiBolshevik Bloc of Nations
163
Intermarium
165
The Promethean League
185
Belorussia
215
The AntiBolshevik Bloc of Nations
223
CIOS Combined Intelligence Objectives SubCommittee
233
Poland
249
The Baltic States
268
THE BALKANS AND RUSSIA
301
Greece and the Creation of the ParaState
305
The Golden Priest Stolen Treasure and the Crusaders
328
The Musketeers in Albania
355
COI Coordinator of Information
356
ACEN Assembly of Captive European Nations
399
The NTS and Young Russians
404
The British and Scottish Leagues for European Freedom
425
AIOC AngloIranian Oil Company
540
Palestine
543
Cyprus
550
Unequal Dreams
558
Assassins and Thuggery
600
AMG Allied Military Government
625
The Macmillan Doctrine
652
The Musketeers in Yemen
677
MODERN TIMES
701
The Secret Intelligence Service
703
ANC African National Congress
718
The Last of the Colonial Wars
729
The Slow Death of the Cold War
746
The New Agenda
758
On Her Majestys Secret Service
783
NOTES
801
CPI Central Personality Index
802
BCC Belorussian Central CouncilBritish Control Commission
823
INDEX
863
BCSO British Central Scientific Office
868
CR Central Registry
869
ECA European Cooperation Administration
875
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Stephen Dorril is the founding editor of the respected journal Lobster and a lecturer at the University of Hudderfield in the U.K. He has written a number of books on the role of security and intelligence services and lives in the north of England.

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