Inside Canadian Intelligence

Author: Dwight Hamilton
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459700120
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Since 9/11, Canada has been on the front lines of a New World Order that few understand. And in today’s world, secret intelligence is not just the first line of defence – it may be the only one. Editor Dwight Hamilton has assembled a formidable cast of former intelligence officers and journalists to take you inside the covert and dangerous world of espionage and international terrorism. This revised paperback edition provides a concise expos of every government organization in the Canadian national security sector. With first-hand accounts and informed analysis, the team behind Inside Canadian Intelligence has the esoteric expertise to accurately portray the new realities like no one else can. Forget James Bond: this is the real thing.

Canada S National Security In The Post 9 11 World

Author: David McDonough
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442662603
Size: 26.43 MB
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After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, which targeted the heart of financial and military power in the United States, Canada once again proved its credentials as a key American ally. With the imminent end of its combat role in Afghanistan, however, it is time to take stock of how Canada has adapted to the exigencies of the post-9/11 world and to consider the future directions for its foreign, defence, and security policies. This timely exploration and re-assessment of Canada's approach to strategic affairs offers a diverse set of nuanced, sometimes controversial, and always insightful perspectives on the most pressing security challenges that Canada currently faces. Bringing together noted experts on these issues – including a Canadian Senator, a past Minister of National Defence, former high-level military officers, and top scholars - this collection provides powerful ideas and guidance for the difficult task of formulating an overarching national security strategy.

Homeland Security And Intelligence 2nd Edition

Author: Keith Gregory Logan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440856397
Size: 59.19 MB
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Now updated and expanded for its second edition, this book investigates the role intelligence plays in maintaining homeland security and emphasizes that effective intelligence collection and analysis are central to reliable homeland security. • Addresses the most recent changes in homeland security and intelligence, explains the dynamics and structure of the intelligence community, and assesses the effectiveness of new intelligence processes • Focuses on the evolving structure of the intelligence community and its processes in the age of ISIS and organized, widespread terrorist threats as witnessed by the events in Boston, San Bernardino, and Paris • Contains seven new chapters as well as revisions and updates throughout this second edition • Underscores how intelligence can work—and needs to function—across homeland security efforts at the federal, state, and local levels

Spies Wiretaps And Secret Operations An Encyclopedia Of American Espionage 2 Volumes

Author: Glenn Peter Hastedt
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851098089
Size: 40.40 MB
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A comprehensive two-volume overview and analysis of all facets of espionage in the American historical experience, focusing on key individuals and technologies. • Includes over 750 entries in chronologically organized sections, covering important spies, spying technologies, and events • Written by an expert team of contributing scholars from a variety of fields within history and political science • Provides a chronology of key events related to the use of espionage by the United States or by enemies within our borders • A glossary of key espionage terms • An extensive bibliography of print and electronic resources for further reading • Photos of key individuals plus maps of geographical locations and military engagements where espionage played an important role

Terror Threat

Author: Dwight Hamilton
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1550027360
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Terror Threat examines every facet of terrorist operations affecting this country today and it does so in a way that shows how serious the danger really is.

Nest Of Spies

Author: Fabrice de Pierrebourg
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781554684502
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In 2006, a Russian secret service spy was expelled from Canada. In 2007, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) revealed that China was implicated in as many as half of the ongoing counter-espionage dossiers in Canada, with 1,500 spies operating here. Allegedly, there are at least 15 countries involved in covert operations within our borders, many of them "friendly" nations such as France and Israel, but all representing a serious risk to Canadian security and economic interests. Industrial espionage has already cost our nation thousands of jobs and billions of dollars. Ultimately, the responsibility to protect our country's intellectual assets remains with businesses themselves, but are they prepared to face the daunting task of working against a very organized and professional foe? Nest of Spies provides some answers and describes ways that businesses can defend themselves.

Spymaster

Author: Oleg Kalugin
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465014453
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Oleg Kalugin oversaw the work of American spies, matched wits with the CIA, and became one of the youngest generals in KGB history. Even so, he grew increasingly disillusioned with the Soviet system. In 1990, he went public, exposing the intelligence agencyÕs shadowy methods. Revised and updated in the light of the KGBÕs enduring presence in Russian politics, Spymaster is KaluginÕs impressively illuminating memoir of the final years of the Soviet Union.

Covert Entry

Author: Andrew Mitrovica
Publisher: Random House of Canada Limited
ISBN: 9780679311164
Size: 19.12 MB
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A unique, unprecedented look at the inner workings of our domestic secret service by a leading investigative reporter. An alarming portrait of incompetence -- and worse -- inside the agency that is supposed to protect us from terrorism. Canada’s espionage agency enjoys operating deep in the shadows. Set up as a civilian force in the early eighties after the RCMP spy service was abolished for criminal excesses, no news is good news for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). This country’s spymasters work diligently to prevent journalists, politicians and watchdog agencies from prying into their secret world. Few journalists have come close to rivalling Andrew Mitrovica at unveiling the stories CSIS does not want told. In Covert Entry, the award-winning investigative reporter uncovers a disturbing pattern of corruption, law-breaking and incompetence deep inside the service, and provides readers with a troubling window on its daily operations. At its core, Covert Entry traces the eventful career of a veteran undercover operative who worked on some of the service’s most sensitive cases and was ordered to break the law by senior CSIS officers, in the name of national security. Like Philip Agee’s Inside the Company: CIA Diary, Mitrovica’s book delivers a ground-level, day-to-day look at who is actually running the show in clandestine operations inside Canada. The picture he paints does not fill one with confidence and definitively shatters the myth that CSIS respects the rights and liberties it is charged with protecting. From the Hardcover edition.

The Enemy Within

Author: Terry Crowdy
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1780962436
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Separating myth from reality, The Enemy Within traces the history of espionage from its development in ancient times through to the end of the Cold War and beyond, shedding light on the clandestine activities that have so often tipped the balance in times of war. This detailed account delves into the murky depths of the realm of spymasters and their spies, revealing many amazing and often bizarre stories along the way. From the monkey hanged as a spy during the Napoleonic wars to the British Double Cross Committee in World War II, this journey through the history of espionage shows us that no two spies are alike and their fascinating stories are fraught with danger and intrigue.