Spy Schools

How the CIA, FBI, and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit America's Universities
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Product Number: Z100106551
Released: Oct 10, 2017
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ISBN: #9781681687032
Narrator/s: Jonathan Yen
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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Grounded in extensive research and reporting, Spy Schools reveals how academia has emerged as a frontline in the global spy game. In a knowledge-based economy, universities are repositories of valuable information and research, where brilliant minds of all nationalities mingle freely with few questions asked. Intelligence agencies have always recruited bright undergraduates, but now, in an era when espionage increasingly requires specialized scientific or technological expertise, they're wooing higher-level academics-not just as analysts, but also for clandestine operations. Golden uncovers unbelievable campus activity-from the CIA placing agents undercover in Harvard Kennedy School classes and staging academic conferences to persuade Iranian nuclear scientists to defect, to a Chinese graduate student at Duke University stealing research for an invisibility cloak, and a tiny liberal arts college in Marietta, Ohio, exchanging faculty with China's most notorious spy school. He shows how relentlessly and ruthlessly this practice has permeated our culture, not just inside the US, but internationally as well.

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Author(s): Daniel Golden
Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2017

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Author(s): Daniel Golden
Narrator(s): Jonathan Yen
Product Number DD31406
Released: Oct 10, 2017
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Publisher: HighBridge Company
ISBN: #9781681687025
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Author(s): Daniel Golden
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