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The Spying Game from the Cambridge Five to the Cold War: A Queen Mary 2 Voyage

Program Number: 14569RJ
Start and End Dates:
8/26/2014 - 9/8/2014; 5/9/2015 - 5/21/2015;
Duration: 13 nights
Location: United States/England
Price starting at: $3,795.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Adventure Afloat Study Cruise; Ocean Cruises; Independent City Discoveries
Meals: 37; 13 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 13 Dinners    
Meal Options: Low Fat; Low Salt; Vegetarian; Gluten Free    

Immerse yourself in the shadowy underworld of international espionage with renowned author and intelligence expert Nigel West. Learn the truth behind the acronyms of the CIA, SOE, NKVD and KGB, as well as the role of “sleeper agents,” the secret VENONA project and the race for atomic power. Aboard the elite Queen Mary 2, gain intimate vantages into the post-World War II geopolitical, ideological and economic struggles that shaped the world today.




Activity Particulars

Walking up to two miles per day.



Itinerary At-a-Glance

New York City, 1 night; aboard Queen Mary 2, 8 nights; Cambridge (England), 4 nights.



Days 1-2: Arrival New York City / embark Queen Mary 2:

After exploring the United Nations, program expert Nigel West discusses the Rosenbergs, as well as Rudolf Abel, the famous Soviet spy who began his career in 1921 as a translator for Comintern, an international Communist organization. Lodging: Comfortable New York City hotel.



Days 3-9: At Sea:

Look for common threads in the lives of spies such as Kim Philby, the defectors Krivitsky, Gouzenko and Petrov, and the triumph of Soviet espionage. Gain expert insight into Yalta, the Manhattan Project and the greatest secret of the Cold War: VENONA. Explore undercover personalities, mole hunts and atomic espionage, and the integration of North American and Western European economies.



Days 10-13: Southampton (England) / disembark / coach to Cambridge:

Visit the National Codes Centre at Bletchley Park, home to the Enigma machine and historic headquarters of secret British code-breaking in World War II. Discover people and places related to the SIS and Special Operations Executive (SOE). At colleges associated with the Cambridge Five, learn how a group of undergraduates became a famous Soviet spy ring. Make a pop-culture connection discussing the film "Cambridge Spies and 007: James Bond." Lodging: Modern hotel in the heart of Cambridge.



Day 14: Coach to London / departure




Queen Mary 2

At 1,132 feet long and 131 feet wide and cruising at 28.5 knots, the Queen Mary 2 can carry 2,592 passengers. Public areas linked by elevators include restaurants, bars, library, theater, casino, gym, pool and more. Dining in the Britannia Restaurant.



Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Glenmore Trenear-Harvey

Glenmore Trenear-Harvey is a British intelligence analyst who writes, broadcasts and lectures on the subjects of security, intelligence, espionage and terrorism. A former Royal Airforce pilot, he receives regular briefings from Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) and Security Service (MI5) and maintains contact with former (and serving) intelligence officers of the American, British and former Soviet security and intelligence services.
 
Nigel West

Nigel West is a military historian specializing in intelligence and security issues. In 1989, he was voted The Experts' Expert by a panel of spy writers. He is the European Editor of the Washington D.C.-based International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence and a lecturer at the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies in Alexandria, Va. In 2003, he was awarded the U.S. Association of Former Intelligence Officers’ first Lifetime Literature Achievement Award.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   New York Marriott Downtown
  New York, USA 1 night
   Queen Mary II
  Queen Mary II, USA 8 nights
   Cambridge City Hotel
  Cambridge, UK:England 4 nights
 New York Marriott Downtown
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: The only Marriott hotel centrally located in Lower Manhattan, New York City's Financial District, and within walking distance to Wall Street and NYSE.
  Contact info: 85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 121-238-5490 x0
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycws-new-york-marriott-downtown/
  Room amenities: This hotel near Wall Street features 497 newly renovated guest rooms, including 7 suites. Hotel rooms offer the new Revive bed, 300 thread-count linens, down comforters and marble bathrooms. Some guest rooms offer views of the Statue of Liberty, New York City Harbor, or Wall Street. This downtown Manhattan hotel near Wall Street offers a state-of-the-art hotel fitness center. High-tech amenities include high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs in all guest rooms.
  Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking, Beauty shop nearby (referral at front desk), Cash machine/ATM, Coffee/tea in-room, Concierge Lounge Hours, Concierge desk, Evening turndown service, Florist, Foreign exchange, Gift/newsstand, Housekeeping service daily, Local restaurant dinner delivery, Newspaper delivered to room on request, Newspaper in lobby, Phone calls: toll-free, Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM, Safe deposit boxes, front desk, Valet dry-cleaning, Virtual Concierge Available
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior:  Write to Adventures Afloat at Road Scholar in Boston or email afloatops@roadscholar.org
  Check in time: 4:00 PM

 Queen Mary II
Type: Cruise Ship
  Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.
  Contact info: Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 011-874-3235 x76210 0000 0-0-0 000 000000
web: www.cunard.com
  Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.
  Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes

 Cambridge City Hotel
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College
  Ship Information: Queen Mary II.
  Contact info: Downing Street.
Cambridge.,  CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: http://www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/
  Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.
  Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights after: TBC For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org
  Check out time: 1:00 PM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
After independent transfers to the hotel and check-in , relax before a welcome meeting with Nigel West in the New York hotel at 6:00pm followed by dinner with 1 glass of wine at 7:00pm. You will be staying at New York Marriott Downtown that night.
  End of Program:
After breakfast in Cambridge, unless departure transfers are too early. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am. You will be staying at Cambridge City Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. **PLEASE NOTE: Cunard requires that you register online in order to receive your E-ticket(s) and cruise documents. You should do this when you receive your final program materials about 5 weeks prior to departure, your booking number and cabin assignment will be included with these materials. Please go to www.cunard.com to register. Click on Already Booked, then click on Voyage Personaliser on the left-hand side, scroll down a little and click on Visit Voyage Personaliser (in red font). That will open a new window where you can enter your first and last name and booking reference number to sign in. Once you have completed your online registration, you will be able to view and print all of your cruise documents. **You must print your own Queen Mary II Luggage Tags, they are required by the ship porters so your bags can make their way safely to your ship cabin.**
  Parking availability:
N/A.
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
  Train or bus availability: Buses and Amtrak trains are available to New York City. You may want to use New York Airport Service Express Bus (718 875 8200) or the Super Shuttle manhattan-shared door-to-door service (1 800 258 3826).
To Start of Program
  Location:  New York
  Nearest city or town:  New York, New York.
  Nearest airport:  JFK.
  Transportation to site: The first night of this programme is spent at the New York Marriott Downtown. No transfers to this site are provided by Road Scholar and so you will need to make your own arrangements on arrival. Taxis are generally available and reliable or you may want to use the New York Airport Service Express Bus (Tel: 718 875 8200) or the Super Shuttle Manhattan – shared door-to-door service (Tel: 1 800 258 3826). Taxi from JFK is approximately $55, from La Guardia is $35. From Newark EWR $75. Buses and Amtrak trains are available to New York City.
  From End of Program
  Location:  Cambridge
  Transportation from site: Return from the UK is by plane. Transfers included for those departing on group departure day from London Heathrow. Coaches and trains available to airports and central London.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1:
(Tuesday, August 26)
   
 Afternoon: After independent arrivals to the New York hotel, check-in. At 6:00pm enjoy a welcome meeting with Nigel West, the Course Director.
 Dinner: In the hotel at 7:00pm.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: New York Marriott Downtown
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Ground Zero Memorial
(Wednesday, August 27)
   
 Breakfast: In the New York hotel.
 Morning: This morning we take a special tour of the Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial and Museum with Nigel West. Examine authentic artifacts to understand what happened on 9/11, how people responded in the aftermath of the attacks, and the history and rebuilding of the World Trade Center.
 Lunch: You will have the opportunity for a late lunch in King's Court on board ship.
 Afternoon: A coach takes us to the pier to embark the Queen Mary II.
 Dinner: On board ship in the Britannia restaurant.
 Evening: Activities on board.
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Expert lecture. Queen Mary II activities.
(Thursday, August 28)
   
 Breakfast: On board ship.
 Morning: Informative and fascinating lectures on the Cambridge spy-Kim Philby: Synonym for Betrayal by Nigel West.
 Lunch: On board ship.
 Afternoon: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities during each of the next six afternoons and evenings as you sail to London and your theatrical learning adventure. Experience the Cunard Insights guest lecture series, which explores historical and contemporary issues presented by speakers including explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians, historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award-winning actors and film makers. If you are an avid reader, take advantage of the Book Club and literary discussions with librarians, or choose from a wide range of classes such as watercolors, computer lessons, wine tasting, ballroom dancing and more, or enjoy bridge and board games. On deck, games and more active entertainment are available. You can exercise in the fitness center, walk around the Promenade Deck, swim in one of the pools, play tennis, or take exercise classes such as yoga and Pilates. In the Royal Court Theatre, enjoy singers and dancers in stage shows. There are movies in the cinema, and the bars and lounges throughout the ship feature pianists, jazz bands and string quartets. Hear the Julliard School jazz series and take part in the Royal Night Theme Balls. Polish your acting skills with one-hour workshops with actors who spent three years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Or simply take Afternoon Tea and enjoy the Maritime Quest exhibition throughout the ship.
 Dinner: On board ship.
 Evening: See a show tonight in the ballroom, or relax and watch a movie in the theatre, or perhaps wander to one of the bars for a beverage and chat. Or wander through the stacks of the library, one of the best shipboard libraries available, find a book and that perfect reading chair
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Walking Tour of Halifax. Cocktail party.
(Friday, August 29)
   
 Breakfast: On board ship.
 Morning: Set off from the quayside by bus with your kilted guide for a short drive to the heart of Halifax and discover the downtown area the way it’s seen best - on foot. Take a leisurely walk through the beautiful Public Gardens, encompassing 17 acres of Victorian paths, lush flowerbeds and sparkling fountains. Founded in 1866, these are the oldest Victorian gardens in North America. Enjoy the bustle of Spring Garden Road, lined with boutiques and cafés and walk past elegant Georgian and Victorian arches, which help the city retain its historic charm. Stroll through the lovely Grand Parade Square and see the oldest Anglican church in Canada. Learn the history of Province House and City Hall, overlooked by the picture-perfect Town Clock, perched on Citadel Hill. At the end of your walking tour, you’ll have time to browse the quaint shops and heritage buildings of the Historic Properties, located on the Halifax waterfront. After your guided tour, you may wish to remain in the city and return to the ship at your leisure or walk with your guide back to the ship. This excursion will operate by bus and on foot. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended for this tour. Passengers are advised that the transfer may be by double-decker bus or coach.
 Lunch: On board ship.
 Afternoon: Atleisure to enjoy Halifax or shipboard activities.
 Dinner: On board ship.
 Evening: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities, including many kinds of evening entertainment featuring dancing, music and more
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Nigel West on The Illegals.
(Saturday, August 30)
   
 Breakfast: On board ship.
 Morning: Nigel's insightful lecture this morning is on The Great Illegals; the NKVD and the Penetration of the British Establishment.
 Lunch: On board ship.
 Afternoon: Shipboard activities: Enjoy the QM2’s many educational and entertainment activities, which include: a guest lecture series; a book club with literary discussions with the ship librarian; and classes in watercolors, computers, wine tasting, ballroom dance, bridge and board games. You may also take acting lessons or a course in celestial navigation. Musical entertainment includes the Julliard Jazz School series, as well as singers and dancers in stage shows in the Royal Court Theatre, or pianists, string quartets and a movie theater. Enjoy personal fitness activities such as swimming, tennis, yoga, Pilates, aerobics and spinning. Or simply take tea and enjoy a museum-quality exhibit that takes you back to the golden era of transatlantic ship crossings.
 Dinner: On board ship.
 Evening: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities. Check the QM2 schedule to see which night you can experience a Royal Night Theme Ball, donning your formal dancing attire and taking to the floor in a sea of glittering ball gowns and tuxedos accompanied by the sounds of a wonderful orchestra.
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: The Defectors
(Sunday, August 31)
   
 Breakfast: On board.
 Morning: This morning hear about the Defectors: Walter Krivitsky, Igor Gouzenko and Vladimir Petrov as expert Nigel West takes you through their activities.
 Lunch: On board.
 Afternoon: Free afternoon for shipboard activities. Choose from a large range of activities to suit all interests.
 Dinner: On board.
 Evening: Shipboard activities.
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: A dazzling array pf shipboard activities.
(Monday, September 1)
   
 Breakfast: On board.
 Morning: Free morning for shipboard activities. Choose from a large range of activities to suit all interests.
 Lunch: On board.
 Afternoon: Free afternoon for shipboard activities.
 Dinner: On board.
 Evening: Shipboard activities.
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Soviet Espionage.
(Tuesday, September 2)
   
 Breakfast: On board ship.
 Morning: Nigel West lectures on Yalta and the Manhattan Project: Triumphs of Soviet Espionage. Lessons to be learned.
 Lunch: On board ship.
 Afternoon: Enjoy an exceptional array of shipboard-enrichment activities.
 Dinner: On board ship.
 Evening: Relax on the deck enjoying the camaraderie of new friends. Or choose one of the many kinds of nightly entertainment found on this elegant ship. You will never find yourself without plenty of nightly options.
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: VENONA.
(Wednesday, September 3)
   
 Breakfast: On board ship.
 Morning: Nigel West lectures on the subject of one of his many books-VENONA: The Greatest Secret of the Cold War. On your final day aboard the QM2, perhaps you will glean final bits of knowledge from a class you've been taking.
 Lunch: On board ship.
 Afternoon: . Maybe you're in need of a rigorous walk around the Promenade Deck. Or perhaps you and new friends have been keeping track of your wins and losses playing bridge and are hoping to swing things in your favor. There are ample shipboard activities from which to choose. You may enjoy a yoga or Pilates class with one of the QM2's expert fitness instructors, or improve your skills in a computer class or one of many other class offerings. Choose from the plentiful shipboard activities offered on this grand ship.
 Dinner: On board ship.
 Evening: Activities on board ship.
   
Accommodations: Queen Mary II
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Arrival England.
(Thursday, September 4)
   
 Breakfast: On board ship.
 Morning: Disembark ship at Southampton. Transfer by coach to Cambridge.
 Lunch: In the hotel.
 Afternoon: Free time. Check-in at the hotel followed by a pre dinner welcome meeting.
 Dinner: Dinner is at the Cambridge City Hotel.
 Evening: Optional orientation walk.
   
Accommodations: Cambridge City Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Cambridge Colleges.
(Friday, September 5)
   
 Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel dining room.
 Morning: This morning pay homage at the American Cemetery Madingley, where more than 3,900 Americans who served in WWII were laid to rest.
 Lunch: Lunch is taken in a local estaurant.
 Afternoon: This afternoon we take a guided walk around Cambridge Colleges including St John's, Trinity (hotbed of Soviet agenst and communism), King's College and Chapel. (Schedule dependent on college closures). Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546 as part of the University of Cambridge. Since then Trinity has flourished and grown, and is now a home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 160 Fellows. The five spies from Trinity College, Cambridge, may have betrayed their country during the cold war but they are remembered in the many novels, plays and films that depict the lives of misdeeds of Kim Philby, John Cairncross, Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean and .Anthony Blunt, Trinity alumni. St John's College was founded in 1511 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII. Over the centuries the pattern of studies and undergraduate life has changed with the times. Originally a seminary focused chiefly on the liberal arts, theology, and the biblical languages, St John's became a centre also for the training of the mind in classics and mathematics, and in the twentieth century for the latest developments in the full range of the humanities, medicine, and the experimental sciences. King's College and Chapel is the most iconic of Cambridge's colleges. King's College was founded in 1441 by Henry VI (1421-71) and is one of the 31 colleges in the University of Cambridge. King's has an outstanding academic record and is also world-famous for its Chapel and choir. The Christmas Eve service from King's (A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols) is broadcast to millions around the world. King's College Chapel is a splendid example of late Gothic (Perpendicular) architecture. It was started in 1446 by Henry VI (1421-71) and took over a century to build. It has the largest fan vault ceiling in the world and some of the finest medieval stained glass. Enter the hallowed grounds and interiors of these ancient colleges.
 Dinner: Dinner is included in the hotel.
 Evening: Nigel West will introduce a Cold War or James Bond film this evening.
   
Accommodations: Cambridge City Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Bletchley Park
(Saturday, September 6)
   
 Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Take a field trip to "Station X" or Churchill's Golden Egg, Bletchley Park, home to the Enigma machine. Historic site of secret British codebreaking activities during WWII and birthplace of the modern computer. Check out the tales of spies and strategic deception. You may even be the one to discover the map to genius mathematician Alan Turing's silver, supposedly buried in or near Bletchley Park. In addition to the "huts" there is a wartime mini cinema. Have a look inside the ornate Victorian Mansion that was headquarters to intelligence staff during the War. Wander by the Lake, relax and observe the wildlife.
 Lunch: Lunch is taken at Bletchley Park.
 Afternoon: The field trip continues.
 Dinner: Dinner is included at the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Cambridge City Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Guest lecturer.
(Sunday, September 7)
   
 Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Nigel West lectures on "The Cambridge Spies: The Significance of the Five" and Glenmore Trenear-Harvey discusses the Litvinenko case.
 Lunch: Lunch is excluded today so that you can make the most of the free afternoon.
 Afternoon: At leisure. Pre-dinner farewell meeting.
 Dinner: In the hotel dining room.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Cambridge City Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14:
(Monday, September 8)
   
 Depart From: Return flights to North America.
 Breakfast: In the hotel unless departures are early.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Cambridge Cambridge Museums.
In Cambridge you will be spoilt for choice as the city boasts the country’s highest concentration of internationally renound collections outside London. Many of the University of Cambridge’s eight museums are free to enter. For additional information, visit http://www.visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/museums-galleries-and-attractions
  Cambridge University Botanical Gardens
Opened to the public in 1846, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden develops & displays over 8,000 different plant species in 40 acres of beautiful landscapes.
  Punting
The River Cam runs through the heart of Cambridge enabling you to enjoy fantastic views of the world famous Cambridge College ‘Backs’ from the comfort of a traditional Cambridge Punt. King's College Chapel, The Wren Library at Trinity College and the Bridge of Sighs, are just some of the famous Cambridge landmarks you can expect to see during this 45-minute chauffeured punt tour.
  Walking tours
Official walking tours of Cambridge. Depart from the Tourist Information Centre.
  Walking tours.
The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art museum of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1816, it has been described as ‘one of the greatest art collections of the nation and a monument of the first importance’. The collection includes works of art and antiquities of national and international importance, among them antiquities from Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and masterpieces by Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, Canaletto, Hogarth, Constable, Monet and Picasso and many more... This is a one hour introductory tour of the museum, meeting at the Courtyard entrance of the Museum at 14.30 on Saturdays throughout the year. (Only when the museum is open).
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Suggested Reading List


At Her Majesty's Secret Service: The Chiefs of Britain's Intelligence Agency, MI6


Author: Nigel West


Description: This is the story of the heads of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service. It contains numerous anecdotes and is fully up to date, and is written by acclaimed author and intelligence expert Nigel West. This remarkable book tells the story of that role, from Smith-Cumming to Scarlett, and each of the other twelve C's in between. For the first 85 years of the SIS, known variously as 'the firm', 'the funnies' and, within the Foreign Office, 'the friends', its existence and the identity of its Chief were subject to the strictest secrecy. Its only official recognition was the wartime designation MI6, by which the service continues to be commonly known today.



Deceiving the Deceivers: Kim Philby, Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess


Author: S.J.Hamrick


Historical Dictionary of British Intelligence (Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence)


Author: Nigel West


Mask: MI5's Penetration of the Communist Party of Great Britain


Author: Nigel West


My Silent War


Author: Kim Philby


On Her Majesty's Secret Service: The Chiefs of Britain's Intelligence Agency, MI6


Author: Nigel West


Philby: KGB Masterspy


Author: Philip Knightley


Secret Intelligence: A Reader


Author: Christopher Andrew, Richard Aldrich, Wesley Wark (editors)


Description: This Reader in the field of intelligence studies focuses on policy, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and the ongoing debate about the future of intelligence. The subject of secret intelligence has never enjoyed a higher profile. The terrorist attacks of 9/11, Madrid and London, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the missing WMD, public debates over prisoner interrogation, and new domestic security regulations have all contributed to make this a 'hot' subject over the past decade.Aiming to be more comprehensive than existing books, and to achieve truly international coverage of the field, this book provides key readings and supporting material for students and course convenors. It is divided into four main sections, each of which includes full summaries of each article, further reading suggestions, and student questions: the intelligence cycle Intelligence, counter-terrorism and security ethics, accountability and control intelligence and the new warfare.



The Cambridge Spies: Untold Story of Maclean, Philby and Burgess in America


Author: Verne W. Newton


The Cold War (Cambridge Perspectives in History)


Author: Mike Sewell


The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)


Author: Robert J McMahon


The Hidden Hand: Britain, America and Cold War Secret Intelligence


Author: Richard J. Aldrich


Description: Essential reading not only for intelligence specialists but for everyone interested in the Cold War and British-American relations



The Mitrokhin Archive II: The KGB and the World


Author: Christopher Andrew


The Spying Game


Author: Michael Smith


Description: Espionage exerts a hold on the public imagination. "The Spying Game" covers economic intelligence and the fight against organised crime as well as the activities of MI5, MI6, the Defence Intelligence Staff and GCHQ.





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