Spy Trader by Craig Whitney
: Germany's Devil's Advocate and the Darkest Secrets of the Cold War

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A true-life spy saga THE NEW YORK TIMES hails as "a fascinating tale, the material of John Le Carre and Len Deighton" and John Le Carre, himself, calls, "a revelation" is now in papareback.

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Former "Newsweek" editor Steven Strasser has combed through the extensive investigative documents available and extracted the most revelatory information about the abuses--the real extent of the crimes, the fundamental flaws in the military's detention and interrogation techniques, the egregious failures in command and leadership, and the consequences for the future of the U.S. military and the war in Iraq. In his lead essay, Craig R. Whitney of the "New York Times" places the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal into an historical context, explaining how the crimes could have happened, and exploring why they have rattled our nation so deeply.
Published June 1, 1993 by Crown. 375 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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While saving many East Germans from prison, he also helped bring about the downfall of his government masters, undermining his own future--for each release symbolically chipped away a bit of the Wall, and, in time, the pressure of would-be emigrants overwhelmed the East German government, bringin...

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Throughout the Cold War, East German lawyer Wolfgang Vogel, now 68, made a career out of brokering spies, political prisoners and dissidents, a unique practice that purportedly led to the release of some 200,000 people.

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