Lundberg, Kirsten. The SS-9 Controversy: Intelligence as Political Football. Cambridge, MA: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1989.
Lundberg, Kirsten, ed. The CIA and the Fall of the Soviet Empire: The Politics of "Getting it Right." Case Study C16-94-1251.0. Cambridge, MA: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1994.
Includes a number of CIA documents covering this period.
Lunde, Paul, ed. The Book of Codes: Understanding the World of Hidden Messages. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2009.
Christensen, Cryptologia 34.3 (Jul. 2010), says that this "lavishly illustrated" coffee-table book would make a good gift. "The story of cryptology (and a lot more) is told in a reasonable, quick, and visually attractive way."
Lundestad, Svein, ed. U-2 Flights and the Cold War in the High North. Bodo, Norway: Bodo College, 1996.
Lundstrom, John B. The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy, December 1941-June 1942. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1976.
Sexton finds this work to be "well-documented," a "significant contribution," and "[e]ssential reading" on the subject of the influence of Sigint on U.S. naval operations in the early part of the war.
Lundstrom, John B. "An Episode in the Battle of the Coral Sea." Cryptologia 7, no. 2 (Apr. 1983): 97-117.
Sexton sees this as "[a]n informative study focused on the value and limitations of Radio Intelligence in the Battle of the Coral Sea."
Lunev, Stanislav. "China's Intelligence Machine." Insight on the News, 17 Nov. 1997, 17-19.
ProQuest: The author "provides background information on Beijing's goals and methods" in its intelligence operations in the United States.
Lunev, Stanislav, and Ira Winkler. Through the Eyes of the Enemy: Russia's Highest Ranking Military Defector Reveals Why Russia Is More Dangerous Than Ever. New York: Regnery, 1998.
Clark comment: Lunev was a GRU colonel prior to his defection in 1988 and, according to the dust jacket is "currently in the Witness Protection Program."
In a review carried by http://www.amazon.com, J. Michael Waller comments that "Lunev provides a riveting and disturbing -- and very credible -- look at the GRU and how it has resisted the reforms that have swept its country.... Lunev describes the situation [in today's Russia] lucidly. One cannot understand the situation in Russia today without reading this book."
Jonkers, AFIO WIN 12-99 (24 Mar. 1999), finds that the author tells his story in "simple, straightforward words, starting with his childhood and ending with his new life in America. It is a nice book for the general public, providing the human touch -- spies are people, after all." Less enthralled, Paseman, Intelligencer 10.2, finds so many problems -- beginning with a "blatant attempt to create interest via sensationalism" -- with this work that he suggests it would be better to "[s]ave your money" than spend it here.
Lunstroth, John, and Jan Goldman. "Ethical Intelligence from Neuroscience: Is It Possible?" American Journal of Bioethics 7, no. 5 (May 2007): 18-20.
The authors "merge three institutions into the term national security [italics in original], each of which is subject to different ethical and legal constraints and each of which has unique intelligence needs: the intelligence community, law enforcement, and the military. To understand the role of intelligence in support of national security and the norms required to conduct such work, it is important to differentiate between interviews, de-briefs, and interrogations in support of these objectives and to differentiate between the somewhat overlapping goals of the intelligence community to extract enough information to take action and conduct analysis, of the military related to armed conflict, and of law enforcement to obtain evidence for use in a trial."
Lunt, Lawrence K. Leave Me My Spirit. Encampment, WY: Affiliated Writers of America, 1990.
Petersen: "Purported first-hand account of a U.S.-spy in Cuba captured by Castro."
Luria, Carlos D. Skating on the Edge: A Memoir and Journey through a Metamorphosis of the CIA. Salem, NC: BooksurgePublishing, 2006.
Peake, Studies 51.4 (2007), comments that "[i]n this short but well written memoir, retired CIA officer Carlos Luria acquaints the reader with his early life in prewar Germany, his wartime experiences at school in England, his emigration to the United States, and his 'sailing years after retirement [in 1980]. In between, we learn of his career in the CIA.... Sprinkled among his stories are comments on TSD's [Technical Services Division, predecessor of the Office of Technical Service] technical and tradecraft advancements."
Lusher, Adam, Matt Born, Sebastien Berger, and Paul Stokes. "Hull Lecturer is Unmasked as Stasi Agent." Telegraph (London), 18 Sep. 1999. [http://www.telegraph.co.uk]
According to the BBC, Hull University senior lecturer Robin Pearson was "recruited [by the Stasi] while studying for a year at Karl Marx University in Leipzig ... [and] began supplying information on his fellow students and looking for clues about their politics" after he returned to Edinburgh. The BBC said that MI5 had known about his role as a Stasi agent for the past five years but had done nothing. However, it produced no evidence that he had committed any offence under the Official Secrets Act and Dr Pearson appeared to have been only a very low-level agent."
Lustgarten, Laurence. "Security Services, Constitutional Structure, and the Varieties of Accountability in Canada and Australia." In Accountability for Criminal Justice, ed. Philip Stenning, 162-184. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.
Lustgarten, Laurence, and Ian Leigh. In From the Cold: National Security and Parliamentary Democracy. Oxford: Clarendon, 1994. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Gill, I&NS 10.1, calls In From the Cold "a major legal analysis of the relevance of 'recurring themes of constitutionalism to the realm of security and intelligence.' The study is comparative; [however,] Britain is the main focus.... The centrality of human rights in the authors' legal perspective is clear.... [T]he comprehensiveness and skill of the analysis here make this book quite indispensable in understanding the legal issues surrounding developments in the control of security intelligence agencies." To Rogers, Political Studies 44.4, this "massively detailed study,... principally from a legal perspective," provides a "scholarly yet critical assessment of current issues of accountability and control."
Luttrell, Marcus, with Patrick Robinson. Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10. New York: Little, Brown, 2007.
According to Longino, Proceedings 134.5 (May 2008), this is the harrowing story of a special operation "mission that went awry." The author was the sole survivor of a four-man SEAL Team deployed into northeastern Afghanistan in June 2005. See Sean D. Naylor, "Surviving SEAL Tells Story of Deadly Mission," Navy Times, 16 Jun. 2007.
[MI/Navy/00s; MI/Navy/SpecOps; MI/Ops/00s/Afgh/Books; SpecOps/00s]
Luvaas, Jay. "Lee at Gettysburg: A General Without Intelligence." Intelligence and National Security 5, no. 2 (Apr. 1990): 116-135.
"Lee .. was crippled for want of good intelligence.... Clearly the absence of intelligence narrowed his options.... [I]t was at the operational level that the lack of timely intelligence had its most serious effects.... Stuart's failure to provide timely information of enemy activities deprived Lee of any opportunity to isolate and defeat Meade in detail."
Luvaas, Jay. "Napoleon's Use of Intelligence: The Jena Campaign of 1805." Intelligence and National Security 3, no. 3 (Jul. 1998): 40-54.
Luvaas, Jay. "The Role of Intelligence in the Chancellorsville Campaign, April-May 1963." Intelligence and National Security 5, no. 2 (Apr. 1990): 99-115.
"[I]n searching for the reasons why Lee had been able to outmaneuver superior numbers in this week's fighting in the wilderness of Virginia, high on the list would be his superior use of intelligence, both at the operational and the tactical level."
Luvitch, Vered. "Israeli Spy's Petition for Early Parole Denied." Israel News, 11 Mar. 2009. [http://www.ynetnews.com]
On 11 March 2009, the Tel Aviv District Court "denied a petition filed by jailed Israeli spy Nahum Manbar, to seek early parole.... Manbar was convicted of a slew of security offenses in 1998, including selling potentially harmful information to an enemy state, namely Iran, aiding the enemy and hindering national security."
Luxenberg, Steve. "U.S. Spied on Iraqi Leaders, Book Says: Woodward Also Reveals That Political Fears Kept War Strategy Review 'Under the Radar.'" Washington Post, 5 Sep. 2008, A1. [http://www.washingtonpost.com]
According to a new book by Bob Woodward's The War Within, "[t]he Bush administration has conducted an extensive spying operation on Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, his staff and others in the Iraqi government.... The book also says that the U.S. troop 'surge' of 2007 ... was not the primary factor behind the steep drop in violence there during the past 16 months. Rather, Woodward reports, 'groundbreaking' new covert techniques enabled U.S. military and intelligence officials to locate, target and kill insurgent leaders and key individuals in extremist groups such as al-Qaeda in Iraq."
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