Books tagged: tradecraft

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Unfaithful Servant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Brilliant, disgruntled CIA officer Jack Harris avenges the death of his military fiancé in a fast paced thriller. Jack’s clever technique applied to strategic targets in the U.S. is discovered by his childhood friend, FBI agent Frank Warren, who invokes a blood vow to learn why and wherefore. A compelling read with a surprise ending.
The Last Deal Of The Season
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about the trans-Saharan bead trade, with a twist in the tale. Daoud is not a ruthless man, but he knows a bargain when he sees one. But does the stranger make a better trade than he?
Smoke Rings
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An old girlfriend pulls Clarke Lantham into a New Year's Eve chase for a federal fugitive and the $50,000 price on his head. Book 3 of the Clarke Lantham Mysteries
A Tradecraft Primer: Structured Analytic Techniques for Improving Intelligence Analysis - Cognitive and Perceptual Biases, Reasoning Processes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This primer highlights structured analytic techniques—some widely used in the private sector and academia, some unique to the intelligence profession. It is not a comprehensive overview of how intelligence officers conduct analysis.
Analytic Culture in the U.S. Intelligence Community: An Ethnographic Study - Working as an Intelligence Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Papers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the Foreword: It is a rare season when the intelligence story in the news concerns intelligence analysis, not secret operations abroad. The United States is having such a season as it debates whether intelligence failed in the run-up to both September 11 and the second Iraq war, and so Rob Johnston's wonderful book is perfectly timed to provide the back-story to those headlines.
Central Intelligence: Origin and Evolution and U.S. Intelligence Community Reform Studies Since 1947 - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Reports
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a compilation of two documents from the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction. The first is the introduction the CIA History Staff report, Central Intelligence: Origin and Evolution. (Document reproductions are not included.) The second is a review of official studies of the intelligence community.
The Water Diamonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A violent car crash on California's PCH. A plot to achieve world domination. A nuclear arms-seeking Iran. At the heart of this conspiracy is amnesiac Magus Crayle.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
The Phoenix Affair
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,220. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Twenty years after he declined an invitation to join the CIA, Air Force Colonel Paul Cameron finds he’s a part of the secret Phoenix Group and takes on an innocent-sounding CIA mission to help an old friend. Al-Qaeda hunts the pair from Europe to the Middle East, Cameron must rely on his wits to survive relentless attacks designed to silence his Saudi friend and preserve a plan to attack America
CIA Sherman Kent Center for Intelligence Analysis Papers - Practice of Analytic Tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, Transnational Threats, Profession of Intelligence Analysis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This publication of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is intended to help the Kent Center fulfill its mission of promoting the practice of analytic tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, and of furthering a greater understanding of intelligence analysis in the wider communities in which it is practiced, studied, or taught.