By David Wise
For a long time, whereas the USA obsessed over Soviet spies, China quietly penetrated the top degrees of presidency. Now, for the 1st time, according to a variety of interviews with key insiders on the FBI and CIA in addition to with chinese language brokers and folks with regards to them, David clever tells the complete tale of China’s many victories and defeats in its American secret agent wars.Two key circumstances interweave all through: Katrina Leung, code-named Parlor Maid, labored for the FBI for years, even after she turned a mystery double agent for China, aided by means of amorous affairs with either one of her FBI handlers. right here, too, is the interior tale of the case, code-named Tiger catch, of a key Chinese-American scientist suspected of stealing nuclear guns secrets and techniques. those circumstances resulted in many others, related to recognized names from Wen Ho Lee to Richard Nixon, wonderful nationwide safeguard leaks, and complex cyberspying. the tale takes us as much as the current, with a West Coast undercover agent ring whose participants have been sentenced in 2010—but it definitely will proceed for future years, as China faces off opposed to the United States. David Wise’s historical past of China’s undercover agent wars in the USA is full of eye-popping revelations.
"Wise's end is sobering--'China's spying on the US is ongoing, present, and indicates no indicators of diminishing--and his publication is an engaging heritage of chinese language espionage that are supposed to attract a various readership."
"David clever has performed it back. This time it's China. He's taken us deep into the yankee efforts to root out chinese language spies right here and out of the country. As regularly, clever is the grasp - writing with readability and elegance abou thte murky and consequential underworld of nuclear espionage."
- Tom Brokaw
"David clever is a grasp of the nonfiction mystery and, once more, he can provide a fact-filled inside of account, with resources named and nobody spared, together with a few very amorous and reckless FBI brokers. there's an immense message in Tiger catch -- in regards to the usually ignored chance posed via China's tested skill to dig out America's most crucial army and monetary secrets."
-Seymour M. Hersh
"David clever has given us an extraordinary mixture in today's literary global -- a e-book that's nice analyzing, whereas whilst laying off gentle on a topic whose seriousness may still trouble each considering American."
- Jim Webb, U.S. Senator from Virginia, writer of Born scuffling with, Fields of Fire
"Extraordinary. A stunningly distinct background of China's secret agent warfare with us - from horny socialite double brokers to "kill switches" implanted offshore within the machine chips for our electrical grid. clever continues to be the master."
– R. James Woolsey, former Director of important Intelligence
"Forget Moscow principles, Lubyanka legal, and KGB assassins. Today’s most deadly net of spies is spun out of Beijing and reaches from Silicon Valley to the Pentagon. David clever has written a dead-on actual narrative of significant PRC circumstances opposed to American targets. He names names, information agent tradecraft, and takes you into the court docket or even a prison mobile to witness the ultimate unraveling of those sensational cases. you are going to by no means take into consideration chinese language espionage an analogous approach back. " - Peter Earnest, govt Director of the overseas secret agent Museum