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Enemies: How America's Foes Steal Our Vital Secrets--and How We Let It Happen

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It’s the great untold story of the war on terror.

Taking advantage of gaping holes in America’s defenses, terrorist organizations and enemy nations like Communist China, North Korea, Russia, and Cuba—not to mention some so-called friends—are infiltrating the U.S. government to steal our most vital secrets and use them against us. And most astonishing of all, our leaders are
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published September 19th 2006 by Crown Forum (first published January 1st 2006)
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Trebor
Sep 27, 2015 Trebor rated it liked it
Mr.Gertz does not have much faith in either the CIA or the FBI.I must admit my trust was shaken after reading this book. Written in 2006, it is a bit old, but nevertheless it has pointed out some of the agencies flaws. Their job of protecting the U.S. political and military secrets has proven to be an embarrassment and failure. Portrayed as bumbling, self serving, closed minded and arrogant, they are or were everything but an intelligence organization. Not only secrets, lives, and vast amounts o ...more
John
Mar 27, 2008 John rated it liked it
Shelves: true-spies
This book was interesting, scary, and angering all at the same time. Much of what Bill Gertz writes is true, or close to it. However, his paranoia about a Chinese Cold War is incredibly prevalent in this book. The section about Ana Montes is incredibly interesting. The rest is somewhat of a witch hunt. 3 stars nonetheless.
Vincent
Dec 27, 2011 Vincent rated it did not like it
Bill Gertz has been writing spook stories for the Times since the paper's birth. He gets some flashy exclusives but the majority of his stories can be safely ignored.
Same with this book. It's too unfocused and alarming to do any actual good.
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Aug 07, 2012 Michael rated it it was amazing
Love the stories of how they trapped some of the people who were spying on the US.
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