The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat


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The thrilling, true story of the race to find a leak in the United States Embassy in Moscow—before more American assets are rounded up and killed.

Foreword by Gen. Michael V. Hayden (Retd.), Former Director of NSA & CIA

In the late 1970s, the National Security Agency still did not officially exist—those in the know referred to it dryly as the No Such Agency. So why, when NSA engineer Charles Gandy filed for a visa to visit Moscow, did the Russian Foreign Ministry assert with confidence that he was a spy?

Outsmarting honey traps and encroaching deep enough into enemy territory to perform complicated technical investigations, Gandy accomplished his mission in Russia, but discovered more than State and CIA wanted him to know.

Eric Haseltine's The Spy in Moscow Station tells of a time when—much like today—Russian spycraft had proven itself far beyond the best technology the U.S. had to offer. The perils of American arrogance mixed with bureaucratic infighting left the country unspeakably vulnerable to ultra-sophisticated Russian electronic surveillance and espionage.

This is the true story of unorthodox, underdog intelligence officers who fought an uphill battle against their own government to prove that the KGB had pulled off the most devastating penetration of U.S. national security in history. If you think "The Americans" isn't riveting enough, you'll love this toe-curling nonfiction thriller.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250301161
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 04/30/2019
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 25,409
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

ERIC HASELTINE was Director of Research at theNSA and Associate Director of National Intelligence in charge of Science andTechnology for the U.S. Intelligence community. Before joining the NSA, he wasExecutive Vice President of Disney Imagineering. A PhD neuroscientist, he hasgiven several popular TED talks on the future of science and is an inventorwith over 70 patents and pending patents. He lives in California with his wife,Dr. Chris Gilbert.

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