Chinese Communist Espionage

Chinese Communist Espionage : An Intelligence Primer

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This is the first book of its kind to employ hundreds of Chinese sources to explain the history and current state of Chinese Communist intelligence operations. It profiles the leaders, top spies, and important operations in the history of China's espionage organs, and links to an extensive online glossary of Chinese Language intelligence and security terms.

Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil present an unprecedented look into the murky world of Chinese espionage both past and present, enabling a better understanding of how pervasive and important its influence is, both in China and abroad.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27.94mm | 740g
  • Annopolis, United States
  • English
  • 1 map
  • 1682473031
  • 9781682473030
  • 191,284

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"This essential guide to a messy subject by two leading experts begins with an extremely grim tale of recent CIA losses in China. The recounting is detailed and technical but not sensationalistic-it's a well-laid-out account of how Chinese intelligence works, along with its internal contradictions and conflicts." - Foreign Policy
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About Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis is a research fellow in China studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and a contributing editor at War on the Rocks. He previously was a fellow at The Jamestown Foundation and edited its biweekly China Brief from 2011 to 2013. He also worked as a counterintelligence analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Matthew Brazil, PhD, is a non-resident Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation. He worked in Asia for over 20 years as an Army officer, American diplomat, and corporate security manager. He consults in Silicon Valley with clients doing business with China. He lives in San Jose, California.
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