Molehunt: the secret search for traitors that shattered the CIA

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Random House, 1992 - Political Science - 325 pages
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A military historian details the search for Soviet moles in Western intelligence agencies that began in the 1960s and led to some startling revelations

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A very interesting introspective on the molehunt, James Angleton, and the history of the CIA. It took me a long time to read, but I am glad I read it. Read full review

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User Review  - Nathan - Goodreads

An excellent partial history of a dark period in the CIA. Anyone who has enjoyed reading about the Golitsyn vs. Nosenko debate in Cold War history should read this book for yet another perspective on ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

David Wise is a political writer based in Washington. He is the author or coauthor of ten books on government and politics and is a leading writer on intelligence, espionage, and government secrecy. His articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, the New York Times Magazine, and many other major publications. He is former chief of the Washington bureau of the New York Herald Tribune, a former Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., and was a regular weekly commentator on CNN for 6 years. For two years he lectured in political science at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His most recent book, SPY: THE INSIDE STORY OF HOW THE FBI'S ROBERT HANSSEN BETRAYED AMERICA (Random House, 2002), received high praise from reviewers. He is also the author of NIGHTMOVER: HOW ALDRICH AMES SOLD THE CIA TO THE KGB FOR $4.6 MILLION (HarperCollins, 1995), which was excerpted in TIME magazine. He is also co-author of THE INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT, a number-one best-seller about the Central Intelligence Agency that has been widely credited with bringing about a reappraisal of the role of the CIA in a democratic society.

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