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Spying on the Nuclear Bear

Anglo-American Intelligence and the Soviet Bomb

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Spying on the Nuclear Bear by Michael S. Goodman
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Drawing on oral testimony, previously unseen personal papers, and newly released archival information, this book provides a comprehensive account of British and American intelligence on the Soviet nuclear weapons program from 1945-1958. The book charts new territory, revising traditional accounts of Anglo-American nuclear relations and intelligence cooperation. It reveals how intelligence was collected: the roles played by defectors, aerial reconnaissance, and how novel forms of espionage were perfected to penetrate the Soviet nuclear program. It documents what conclusions were drawn from this information, and assesses the resulting estimates. Throughout the book a central theme is the Anglo-American partnership, depicting how it developed and how legal restrictions could be circumvented by cunning and guile.

Author Biography

Michael S. Goodman is Lecturer at King's College, London. He is the review editor for the Journal of Strategic Studies, and is a member of the editorial board for the journal Contemporary British History
Release date Australia
December 6th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Stanford University Press
Pages
320
Dimensions
3895x5830x585
ISBN-13
9780804755856
Product ID
3900996

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