Jack Devine is the president of The Arkin Group, an international risk consulting and intelligence firm. He formerly served as acting director and associate director of operations at the CIA and was in charge of the CIA’s largest and most … Continue reading From the Desk of Jack Devine: Fighting the Russians & Writing SPYMASTER’S PRISM
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Murder, Inc.: The CIA under John F. Kennedy (Potomac Books, 2019) by James H. Johnston About the … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Murder, Inc.
A version of this article originally appeared in an October 2017 issue of The Hill. Gregory J. Wallance is the author of The Woman Who Fought an Empire: Sarah Aaronsohn and Her Nili Spy Ring (Potomac Books, 2018) and a lawyer and writer … Continue reading From the Desk of Gregory J. Wallance: After a Century, End the Myth of Women In Espionage
Francis Gary Powers, Jr. is the son of Francis Gary Powers who served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and completed twenty-seven U-2 photographic reconnaissance missions for the CIA, including several overflights of the Soviet Union, until shot … Continue reading The Bridge of Spies: The exchange of Francis Gary Powers for Rudolph Abel
Professor Brian Glyn Williams is author of Predators: The CIA’s Drone War on Al Qaeda (Potomac Books, 2013). He worked for the CIA’s Counter Terrorism Center and Information Operations team in Afghanistan. 5 Things You Should Know about the CIA’s “Robotic” Drone … Continue reading From the desk of Brian Glyn Williams: 5 Things You Should Know about the CIA’s “Robotic” Drone Assassination Campaign
Potomac Books titles can be great gifts for those interested in military history, world and national affairs, foreign policy, defense and national security, terrorism, and intelligence. To narrow down the list, we’ve picked some of Potomac’s recent titles. From former … Continue reading Reading List, part three: Potomac’s Holiday Gift Guide