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By Curt Prufer
On the brink of World War I, Germany was often depicted by Allied propagandists as an evil puppet master manipulating the Ottoman Empire. Behind closed doors, however, the Ottomans worked hard to exploit their alliance with Germany as a means of reviving the empire's former strength and glory.
By Antony Percy
It is well known that the Soviet Union successfully infiltrated the UK government in the years leading up to WW2, but until now, not quite how. Exploiting recently declassified material, Antony Percy here reveals how the USSR caught up so swiftly with Western expertise and weaponry, and so played such...
By John Prados
The Ghosts of Langley is the story of spymasters, their minions, and the ways in which the Central Intelligence Agency changed the world we see. This is a story of determined men and women who believed in their mission, followed White House orders, and sometimes made them up.
He was rich, secretive and - through his friendship with a famous Russian singer - implicated in the abduction of a white Russian general in Paris in 1937. Motty Eitingon was a New York fur dealer whose connections with the Soviet Union made him the largest trader in the world.