By Michael J. Sulick
Can you retain a secret?
Maybe you could, however the usa executive can't. because the start of the rustic, countries huge and small, from Russia and China to Ghana and Ecuador, have stolen the main important secrets and techniques of the U.S..
Written via Michael Sulick, former director of CIA's clandestine provider, Spying in the USA presents a background of greater than thirty espionage situations contained in the usa. those circumstances contain american citizens who spied opposed to their kingdom, spies from either the Union and Confederacy through the Civil struggle, and international brokers who ran operations on American soil. the various tales are ordinary, corresponding to these of Benedict Arnold and Julius Rosenberg, whereas others, notwithstanding much less popular, are both attention-grabbing.
From the yankee Revolution, during the Civil battle and international Wars, to the atomic age of the long island undertaking, Sulick info the lives of these who've betrayed America's secrets and techniques. In each one case he makes a speciality of the motivations that drove those members to secret agent, their entry and the secrets and techniques they betrayed, their tradecraft or recommendations for concealing their espionage, their publicity and punishment, and the wear and tear they eventually inflicted on America's nationwide safety.
Spying in America serves because the excellent creation to the early historical past of espionage in the US. Sulick's detailed event as a senior intelligence officer is obvious as he skillfully publications the reader via those situations of intrigue, deftly illustrating the evolution of yankee wisdom approximately espionage and the fitful improvement of yank counterespionage prime as much as the chilly War.