Holiday reading for Spy Blog readers - reviews of a couple of books on the GCHQ and the NSA
These comprehensive reviews seem to give a good outline of a couple of books about a couple of the world's premier intelligence agencies, which deserve close study:
- The Yorkshire Ranter on GCHQ Review: Part 1, The World's Most Classified Blog and Other Stories
- Amazon: GCHQ by Richard Aldrich (hardback).
- Public Intelligence Blog - Robert Steele on Review: The Shadow Factory-The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America
- Amazon: The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America by James Bamford (paperback).
Spy Blog could be tempted to review
Securing the State by Sir David Omand GCB, the former éminence grise of the Cabinet Office Intelligence bureaucrac and obe of the architechts of Protint - 'protected information' data mining of personal sensitive data by intelligence agencies.