Near and distant neighbors

a new history of Soviet intelligence by Jonathan Haslam

Written in English
Published: Pages: 366 Downloads: 62
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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Cryptography,
  • Soviet Espionage,
  • Intelligence service,
  • Secret service,
  • Military intelligence,
  • Foreign relations,
  • History
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-340) and index.

    StatementJonathan Haslam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN6529.I6 H37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 366 pages
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187667M
    ISBN 100374219907
    ISBN 109780374219901
    LC Control Number2014046634
    OCLC/WorldCa899880489

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Previous histories have focused on the KGB, leaving military intelligence and the special service--which focused on codes and ciphers--lurking/5(20). This is a "history" of Soviet intelligence -- the near (KGB)and distant (GRU) neighbors of Soviet intelligence.

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Haslam ends his book by raising the interesting question, now that the Soviet Union is no more, of how much the characteristics of what he has described can be attributed to Communism and how much to the actors being Russian.

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Previous histories have focused on the KGB. The book also describes “Rudolf Abel’s” capture (p. ), but doesn’t mention that he was the Soviet spy later exchanged for U-2 pilot Gary Powers.

Near and Distant Neighbors is a difficult book to review. I can see the amount of scholarly work that went into this, but in the end I had to DNF it. The scattershot narrative and bald. A book like Jonathan Haslam’s magisterial Near and Distant Neighbors is all the more welcome and necessary now because under Vladimir Putin—himself, after all, a proud veteran of the KGB, who spent almost his whole career there in the German Democratic Republic—Russia’s intelligence agencies have become not only increasingly active, but Author: Mark Galeotti.Near and Distant Neighbours is the first ever substantiated and complete history of Soviet intelligence.

Based on a mass of newly declassified Russian secret intelligence documentation, it reveals the true story of Soviet intelligence from its very beginnings in right through to the end of the Cold War. Covering both main branches of Soviet.