By Pete Earley
Spymaster, defector, double agent-the amazing real tale of the fellow who ran Russia's post-Cold battle undercover agent application in the United States.
In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, the chilly battle ended, and a brand new global order begun. We proposal every thing had replaced. yet something by no means replaced: the spies.
From 1997 to 2000, a guy often called "Comrade J" used to be the highest-ranking operative within the SVR-the successor corporation to the KGB-in the USA. He directed all Russian secret agent motion in long island urban, and individually oversaw each covert operation opposed to the USA and its allies within the United countries. He recruited spies, planted brokers, penetrated safety, manipulated intelligence, and prompted American coverage, all less than the direct management of Boris Yeltsin after which Vladimir Putin. He was once a legend within the SVR, the fellow who stored the secrets and techniques.
Then in 2000, he defected-and it grew to become out he had yet another mystery. For the former years, he had additionally been a double agent for the FBI: "By a ways an important Russian undercover agent that our part has had in decades." He hasn't ever granted a public interview. The FBI and CIA have refused to respond to all media questions on him. He has remained in hiding. He hasn't ever published his secrets and techniques . . .
Comrade J, written by way of the bestselling writer of Family of Spies and The scorching House, is his tale, an immediate account of what he did within the U.S. once we all assumed the spying was once over, and of what Putin and Russia proceed to do at the present time. The revelations are lovely. it's also the tale of starting to be up in a relations of brokers relationship again to the revolution; of ways Russia molded him into one in every of its so much high-flying operatives; of the daily perils of residing a double, then triple, existence; and eventually of the way his turning out to be disquiet with the corruption and targets of the "new Russia" led him to take the main perilous step of all.
Many spies have advised their tales. None has the stunning immediacy, relevance, and cautionary warnings of Comrade J.
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Comrade J by Pete Earley