Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental purchases.


You may extend rentals at any time.

Why Spy? Espionage in an Age of Uncertainty

ISBN: 9780312561734 | 0312561733
Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Griffin
Pub. Date: 6/9/2009

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
What motivates someone to risk his or her life in the shadowy, often dangerous world of espionage? What are the needs and opportunities for spying amid the "war on terrorism"? And how can the United States recruit spies to inform its struggle with Islamic fundamentalists' acts of anti-Western jihad? Drawing on over twenty-five years of experience, Frederick P. Hitz, a former inspector general of the Central Intelligence Agency, guides the reader through the byzantine structure of the U.S. intelligence community (which agency handles what?). This is a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of international espionage and intelligence,Why Spy?is a must-read not only for fans of Tom Clancy and John le Carre, but for anyone concerned about the security of the United States in a postcold war, post-9/11 world.

Please wait while this item is added to your cart...