Red Spies in Flight

November 2006

Review by Katherine A. S. Sibley
Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley. By Steven T. Usdin. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. Pp. xiv, 329.) Notes, pictures, index. $40.00 cloth.

A well told tale of intrigue

August 2005

Book Review Editor’s Note This special “Intel Issue” reflects the explosion in intelligence historiography and the cornucopia of declassified Soviet and American documents covering the Second World War and the Cold War that began following the end of the Cold … Continued

English Speaking Only Spies Won’t Do

August 2005

Book Review Editor’s Note This special “Intel Issue” reflects the explosion in intelligence historiography and the cornucopia of declassified Soviet and American documents covering the Second World War and the Cold War that began following the end of the Cold … Continued

Handler of the Spy Who Saved the World

August 2003

Book Review Editor’s Note This special “Intel Issue” reflects the explosion in intelligence historiography and the cornucopia of declassified Soviet and American documents covering the Second World War and the Cold War that began following the end of the Cold … Continued

An Agency ‘Guest’ of the Ayatollah

August 2003

An Agency “Guest” of the Ayatollah Review by John D. Stempel In the Shadow of the Ayatollah: A CIA Hostage in Iran. By William J. Daugherty. (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. Pp. xix, 288. $29.95 cloth.) “Daugherty’s first-hand account of … Continued

Don’t Substitute Spy Services for Leadership

June 2003

The author, director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies based at Duke University, sets forth a cogent, thoughtful rationale for the changed direction the United States has taken in waging preemptive war against a putative foe.—Ed. “The truth is … Continued

Cold War Diplomatic Negotiations

March 1997

Cold War Diplomatic Negotiations A Personal Recollection by J. Edgar Williams I n early 1953, I finished my year as a Fulbright scholar in New Zealand and headed home. I teamed up with three other Americans who also had been … Continued