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By Eric Ambler

ISBN-10: 0307950034

ISBN-13: 9780307950031

Eric Ambler is on the best of his shape with a type of Anger, which expertly combines a satire of paparazzi-driven media tradition with a vintage espionage story full of breathless suspense.

Six weeks in the past, Lucia Bernardi fled the Swiss villa the place her lover used to be murdered--and then she vanished. not anyone can locate her: no longer the police, who wish her for homicide; no longer the tabloids, who wish her for her tale; nor the genuine killers, who desperately wish the papers she lively clear of the scene of the crime. Disgraced reporter Piet Maas stumbles upon Lucia, in hiding within the south of France. There he needs to come to a decision no matter if to post her story--reviving his profession yet making certain her death--or to hitch in her perilous extortion scheme, and chance either their lives for the promise

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Betts, A. Walter Dorn, Anthony Glees, Robert Jervis, Rose McDermott, William Nolte, Mark Phythian, and Gregory F. Treverton for sharing their thoughts in the context of a survey about the field mailed to them by the author; and to Allison Shelton, a PhD candidate in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, for her assistance with the survey, and with the data collection and analysis throughout this chapter. 1 Ransom also reached a wide audience in the early 1960s with two articles on the CIA in the New York Times Magazine (1960) and (1961).

These are traitors within a nation’s secret service, recruited by foreign intelligence agencies to spy against their own country. They are usually motivated by a desire for personal enrichment; but sometimes, especially in the early days of the Cold War, they have been driven by ideological convictions. Today, ethnic ties to foreign nations have been a motivator. Analysis is fourth on the list, even though it is often considered by insiders as the heart and soul of intelligence. If the data gathered by machines and human agents are inadequately assessed by analysts to provide useful insight for policy-makers, collection is for naught.

Covert action has been of interest, too, with 68 articles (7 per cent of the total); but, as with HUMINT and foreign liaison, this subject is highly sensitive and closely held by governments, making it difficult for scholars to uncover fresh findings. Many of these studies have had to await the slow release of government archives, such as the piece by Stephen R. Weissman (2010) on the assassination of Congo President Patrice Lumumba in 1961 (which won the INS award for the ‘Best Article of 2010’).

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