Hardback The new spymasters : inside espionage from the Cold War to global terror / Stephen Grey.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: UK : Viking,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780670917402 (hbk.) :
In this era of email intercepts and drone strikes, many believe that the spy is dead. What use are double agents and dead letter boxes compared to the all-seeing digital eye? They couldn't be more wrong. The spying game is changing, but the need for walking, talking sources who gather secret information has never been more acute. And they are still out there. In this searing modern history of espionage, Stephen Grey takes us from the CIA's Cold War legends, to the agents who betrayed the IRA, through to the spooks inside Al-Qaeda and ISIS.
xiv, 348 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm