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Defend the Realm by Christopher M. Andrew
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Jan 24, 2010

it was amazing
Read from January 24 to 29, 2010

I was hooked from the first page. Christopher Andrew writes an engaging history of the British Security Service that helps you understand the intelligence community: its function and how its very presence enables us to go about our daily business. Even people who don't like James Bond are going to enjoy this book, because it's real and not full of cheesy spy bally-hoo.
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