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Arana, Marie. "Web Sighting: Spy Hunt." Washington Post, 20 Jun. 1999, X3. [http://www.]

Unimpressed with the CIA Website -- for kids or for adults.


Arana-Ward, Marie. "The Man Who Sold the Secrets." Washington Post National Weekly Edition, 19-25 Jun. 1995, 35-36.

Review article covering Adams, Sellout; Maas, Killer Spy; Weiner, et al, Betrayal; and Wise, Nightmover. Includes author's own judgments on Ames case generally.


Arango, Carlos Revilla.

1. Insurgent Counterintelligence." Studies in Intelligence 12, no. 1 (Winter 1968): 39-53.

An "insurgent organization's counterintelligence and security program must meet not only the threat posed by established governmental authority but that represented by competitive dissident groups, by the unilateral interests of third-country sponsors, sympathizers, and foes, and by disaffected members of its own organization."

2. "Counterintelligence vs. Insurgency." Studies in Intelligence 12, no. 2 (Spring 1968): 65-81.

"A carefully worked-out counterintelligence program" by an established governmental authority "is most undramatic even when effective. It entails hard work and the amassing of good records. It is drudgery. It produces no miracles. But if unencumbered by a short-sighted policy from its superiors, it can provide respite for mending the social and economic fabric of the state."


Arbel, David, and Ran Edelist. Western Intelligence and the Collapse of the Soviet Union, 1980-1990: Ten Years that Did Not Shake the World. London: Frank Cass, 2003.

Jervis, IJI&C 18.1 (Spring 2005), says that this "book will not be taken seriously by scholarly researchers on the Cold war era.... [T]he book is littered with errors, some major.... Although it has a few good stories, the narrative is confused and will make no sense to the uninformed."


Arbogast, E.R. Contribution of Intelligence to the Battles of Alam Halfa and El Alamein: August-November 1942, Final Report. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1993.

Surveillant 3.4/5 comments that the "British victories ... were in large part due to the effective use of intelligence at the strategic and operational levels of war."


Arboit, Gérald. James Angleton, le Contre-espion de la CIA. Paris: Nouveau Monde, 2007.

Beyond its being the only book about Angleton in French, Robarge, Studies 53.4 (Dec. 2009), is not impressed by this work: Its "stereotyped depiction" of Angleton and CIA counterintelligence "as deranged ... adds little to an understanding of a complex story."


Archdeacon, Maurice. "The Heritage Front Affair." Intelligence and National Security 11, no. 2 (Apr. 1996): 306-312.


Archer, Chalmers, Jr. Green Berets in the Vanguard: Inside Special Forces, 1953-1963. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001.

From publisher: This work chronicles the author's "experiences as one of the first members of the U.S. Army's Special Forces. His perspective is unique, not only as one of the first to wear the Green Beret but as a black man in the early days of armed forces integration."


Archer, John Michael. Sovereignty and Intelligence: Spying and Court Culture in the English Renaissance. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1993.

Includes information on Michel Eyquen de Montaigne (1533-1592).


Archer, Jules. Superspies: The Secret Side of Government. New York: Delacorte, 1977.

Constantinides calls this "a poor piece of work.... The chapters on the CIA are loaded with errors, and the cut-and-paste quality of the book is manifest."


Archer, Jules. Treason in America: Disloyalty Versus Dissent. New York: Hawthorne Books, 1971. [Petersen]

[FBI/DomSec; SpyCases/U.S./TreasonGen]

Archibold, Randal C., and Eric Schmitt. "Americans Shot in Mexico Were C.I.A. Operatives Aiding in Drug War." New York Times, 28 Aug. 2012 []

According to officials on 28 August 2012, "[t]he two Americans who were wounded when gunmen fired on an American Embassy vehicle last week were Central Intelligence Agency employees sent as part of a multiagency effort to bolster Mexican efforts to fight drug traffickers." See also, William Booth and Greg Miller, "U.S. Workers Shot in Mexico May be CIA Employees," Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2012.


Ardman, Harvey. "U.S. Code-breakers vs. Japanese Code-breakers in World War II." American Legion Magazine, May 1972, 18-23, 38-42.

The author covers Magic and Enigma on the Allied side and the activities of the Tokumu Han on the Japanese side. The article was published before the main revelations about Ultra. A reproduction of the Chicago Tribune's infamous dispatch on the Battle of Midway appears on p. 21.

Arieff, Irwin "France Says Spy Case Will Not Harm NATO Ties." Reuters, 4 Nov. 1998.

The French government said on 3 November 1998 that "its often troubled ties to NATO would not be harmed by charges that a French army officer working in the alliance's Brussels headquarters had been spying for Yugoslavia. But officials conceded the French military had been shaken by disclosure that Major Pierre Bunel, 46, was in custody in Paris on suspicion of giving Belgrade secret NATO plans for possible air strikes on Serbia to resolve the crisis in Kosovo."


Arif, Khalid Muhammad. Khaki Shadows: Pakistan 1947-1997. Karachi: Oxford University Press 2001.

For Arazi, JIH 2.2, this book "provides some of the raw material" for a history of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), offering "tantalizingly illuminating glimpses into its modus operandi." However, the book "is mainly a memoir of a career in the Pakistani Army which brought [the author] the highest rank.... A staff officer with no specific intelligence training or experience, he was nevertheless closely involved in intelligence matters at the highest level, not least thanks to his close working relationship with [Zia ul-Haq's] powerful and long-serving ISI chief, General Akhtar Abd-ur-Rahman."


Ariga Tsutao. Nihon Riku-Kaigun no joho kiko to sono katsudo [Japanese Army and Navy Intelligence Organs and Their Activities]. Tokyo: Kindai Bungeisha, 1994. [Mercado, Studies 46.4/fn. 2]


Aris, Ben. "Fresh Stasi Files Could Name German MPs." The Guardian, 8 Jul. 2003. []

"The CIA has handed over to the German authorities highly sensitive files that name tens of thousands of former East German secret service agents.... The so-called Rosewood files contain more than 200,000 names, including up to 50,000 active Stasi agents who have so far escaped detection."


Arkin, William M. Code Names: Deciphering U.S. Military Plans, Programs and Operations in the 9/11 World. Hanover, NH: Steerforth Press, 2005.

From "From 'Able Ally' to 'Zodiac Beauchamp,' this book identifies more than 3,000 code names and details the plans and missions for which they stand.... The emphasis [is] on names that are current since the end of the Cold War, are of historical importance, and are not otherwise in the public domain."

According to Dana Priest, "Book of U.S. Code Names Challenges Secrecy: Author Hopes to Undermine Agencies' Ability to Make Decisions in the Dark," Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2005, A7, "Arkin gleaned his list of code names from Pentagon and intelligence agency documents he has obtained, and from similar briefings he has read and copied, or discussed with longtime sources."

Eric Schmitt, "Commandos Get Duty on U.S. Soil," New York Times, 23 Jan. 2005, finds that the Web site for Arkin's book mentions publicly for the first time the existence of "a small group of super-secret commandos" standing "ready with state-of-the-art weaponry to swing into action to protect the presidency" during Inauguration week.... These commandos, operating under a secret counterterrorism program code-named Power Geyser,... belong to the Joint Special Operations Command."

Killebrew, Parameters 36 (Summer 2006), comments that "[w]hether the reader agrees with Arkin's motives or not, the information contained inside Code Names makes for a fascinating read for any national security specialist. So far as can be ascertained, the data are correct and detailed.... Code Names is a valuable reference for military planners and for US (or foreign) security professionals."

For Donnini, Air & Space Power Journal 22.4 (Winter 2008), this is not a book to sit down and read cover to cover. It is in essence "a gigantic index.... Dedicated readers, including students of national security policies, will look for specific topics in small doses or cover sections of interest in a measured, incremental approach."

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