Spies for Hire
The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing

Shorrock, Tim
Publisher:  Simon & Schuster
Date Written:  06/05/2008
Year Published:  2009   First Published:  2008
Pages:  464pp   Price:  $34   ISBN:  9780743282253
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX19786

According to investigative journalist Tim Shorrock, the CIA and other American intelligence agencies now have more contractors working for them than they do spies of their own. Often former staff hired back at double or triple their former government salaries, these private contractors do everything from fighting in Afghanistan to interrogating prisoners, aiming spy satellites and supervising secret agents. Shorrock gives a comprehensive rundown of the players in the industry.

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