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Description - Body Of Secrets by James Bamford

The NSA is the largest, most secretive and most powerfull intelligence agency in the world. With a staff of 38,000 people, it dwarfs the CIA in budget, manpower and influence. Recent headlines have linked it to economic espionage throughout Europe and to the ongoing hunt for the terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. ames Bamford first penetrated the wall of silence surrounding the NSA in 1982, with the much-talked-about US bestseller THE PUZZLE PALACE. In BODY OF SECRETS he offers shocking new details about the inner workings of the agency, gathered through unique access to thousands of internal documents and interviews with current and former officials. Unveiling extremely sensitive information for the first time, Bamford exposes the role the NSA played in numerous Soviet bloc Cold War conflicts and discusses its undercover involvement in the Vietnam War. His investigation into the NSA's technological advances during the last 15 years brings to light a network of global surveillance ranging from on-line listening posts to sophisticated intelligence-gathering satellites. In a hard-hitting conclusion, he warns the NSA is a double-edged sword- while its worldwide eavesdropping activiti

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099427742
ISBN-10: 0099427745
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 32mm)
Pages: 736
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Bamford

James Bamford is the author of THE PUZZLE PALACE, a bestseller in the US when it was first published, and now regarded as a classic. Until recently he was Washington Investigative Producer for ABC's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, and has written investigative cover stories for The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, and The Los Angeles Time Magazine.

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