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Newly Released and Forthcoming Books of the Week
It's not President Trump who is violating democratic norms but his overzealous opponents, according to this scathing takedown of anti-Trump elites. Wall Street Journal columnist Strassel spotlights politicians, government officials, judges, and journalists whose attacks on Trump's presidency, she argues, transgress decency and legality. —Publishers Weekly
Strassel argues how the all-out "Resistance" has become dangerously reckless in its obstruction of Trump. Among the most consistent and aggressive criticisms of Donald Trump is that he is a threat to American democracy — a human wrecking ball demolishing our most basic values and institutions. Resistance (At All Costs) makes the opposite case — that it is Trump's critics, in their zeal to oppose the president, who are undermining our foundations.
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When Obama's campaign used online schemes to advance their messages to carefully selected audiences, the high tech service firms and staffers were praised by the media for the important role data analysis -- and they -- played in his election.
Four years later, in 2016, we have an election by someone the media detests: Donald Trump. And someone who had the temerity to use the same —albeit more modern—online Big Data schemes. Yet the unexpected (and, to them, unacceptable) outcome was quickly deemed "unfair, out-of-bounds, illegal, and dishonest." One of those data firms playing a role was Cambridge Analytica — employing clever techniques on Facebook and other social media which online advertisers use every day. And continue to use. Have they "Broken Democracy"? Is Capitalism finished because of their continuing goals to know their customers to sell more goods that would interest them? Of course not, and neither did C.A.
This goosey account by change-of-heart, lost soul Brittany Kaiser, who took a job in a firm doing Republican political research [Why?], expects readers to be surprised that she was shocked at Big Data's efficiency and ingenuity when used by Cambridge Analytica on behalf of their clients. Kaiser is now convinced that refined data parsing and online interviews of subjects (the core mission of data analysis/marketing firms) is unfair because knowing people too well makes it easy to pitch them whatever they want to believe...or buy. Sounds like good advertising and marketing research to us. Done to us daily. And most benefit because it distills the online clutter that otherwise rains upon us.
This "whistleblower"—over her head and out of her league in political research firms on the Right [make that any research firm]—was quick to return to her nonprofit agitator roots to join that chorus singing a familiar tune: The election was "stolen" and only won through Russian interference and propaganda, and through the clever, sophisticated analysis and targeting provided by firms like Cambridge Analytica. Of course, it's all "unfair" until the other side [her side] wins again using these same methods: then it is de rigueur.
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A vivid chronicle of 1930s Germany conveyed through the life of Raymond Geist (1885-1955), United States consul in Berlin from 1929 to 1939, a lesser-known historical figure.
Geist, an unlikely hero, best analyzed the threat posed by Nazi Germany and predicted the horrors to come. Geist handled visas for emigrants to the US, including his expediting of the exit of Albert Einstein just before Hitler came to power. Once the Nazis began to oppress Jews and others, Geist extricated Sigmund Freud from Vienna and Geist quickly grasped the scale and urgency of the growing humanitarian crisis which few American officials back home did.
Hiding his gay relationship with a German, Geist challenged the Nazi police state whenever it abused Americans in Germany or threatened US interests. He made greater use of a restrictive US immigration quotas and secured visas for hundreds of unaccompanied children. All the while, he maintained a working relationship with high Nazi officials such as Himmler, Heydrich, and Göring.
While US ambassadors and consuls general cycled in and out, Geist remained in Berlin for a decade. An invaluable analyst and problem solver, he was the first American official to warn that what lay ahead for Germany's Jews was what later would become known as the Holocaust.
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NATO Discusses Improved Cooperation Between Intelligence Community and Centres of Excellence. On 22 October 2019, the Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence and Security, Ambassador Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven, the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence, Major General Raúl Escribano, and the Supreme Allied Command Transformation Representative in Europe, Brigadier General Eduard Simion, hosted 12 Centres of Excellence (COEs), at NATO HQ, to discuss improved cooperation on common areas of interest.
NATO faces the most complex and unpredictable security environment in a generation, with enduring challenges and threats from all strategic directions; from state and non-state actors; from military forces; and from terrorist, cyber, and hybrid attacks. In response, NATO is implementing major adaptations to its posture and structures to make sure it remains flexible, ready and robust.
At the Brussels Summit in 2018, Allied leaders agreed to enhance NATO's intelligence, bolster its strategic awareness and advance planning to support the Alliance's decision-making and actions. [Read more: NATO/22October2019]
Russia to Decide Soon on Freeing Convicted Norwegian. Russia will soon decide about the freeing of a Norwegian citizen serving a 14-year sentence for espionage in Russian jail, Sergey Lavrov , the country's foreign minister said, Friday.
"Frode Berg has been convicted of espionage and has sought pardon. The pardon has been considered," Lavrov told reporters in Norway. "It wouldn't take long to reach that decision."
Berg, a retired border inspector, was arrested in Moscow in December 2017 on espionage charges for collecting information about Russian nuclear submarines. [Read more: Olsen/AP/29October2019]
Russian Subs Honing Stealth Skills in Major North Atlantic Drill, Says Norwegian Intel. At least eight nuclear-powered submarines sailed out from their homeports on the Kola Peninsula last week, the Norwegian military intelligence says to NRK.
The aim of the massive operation is to get as far out to the North Atlantic as possible without being discovered by NATO, the intelligence service informs to NRK. Such maneuvers haven't been seen from the Northern Fleet since the days of the Cold War.
The operation started early last week, before Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Commander of the Northern Fleet, Vice-Admiral Aleksandr Moiseyev visited Kirkenes in northern Norway last Friday. [Read more: Nilsen/TheBarentsObserver/29October2019]
SBI Starts Investigation Against Ex-First Deputy Head Of External Intelligence Service Semochko. The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has launched an investigation against former first deputy head of the External Intelligence Service/former head of a department of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Kyiv and Kyiv region, Serhii Semochko.
This follows from a reply of the SBI to respective request from the Ukrainian News Agency.
The Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) has taken the case from the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and passed it to the SBI.
In October 2019, the SBI intensified investigate into the Semochko's case. [UkrainianNews/29October2019]
Sri Lanka Bombings: Spy Chief Lambasted in Damning Report. A damning Sri Lankan parliamentary investigation has outlined extensive lapses of intelligence and coordination before the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 269 people, and concluded the spy chief was primarily to blame for the failure to stop the attacks.
The report, released on Wednesday, found the former head of the state intelligence service, Nilantha Jayawardena, had received information about possible attacks as early as 4 April, 17 days before the suicide bombings took place, but was slow to share the intelligence with relevant officials.
It said he was invited to share details of the specific warning of an impending attack at a coordination meeting of leading intelligence officials on 9 April, but Jayawardena said he would include the information in a special report he would send later. The report was not subsequently shared with most of the officials in the room, the committee found. [Read more: Safi/TheGuardian/24October2019]
Egypt's Intelligence Hosts Round Table Meeting on MSC Core Group Sidelines. The Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS) hosted on Sunday a round table meeting on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference (MSC)'s Core Group Meetings held in Cairo on October 27, 28.
Several heads and leaders of Arab, African and European states participated in the MSC's Core Group Meeting and discussed "cross border and regional challenges in the Middle East and North Africa" according to an official statement issued on Monday.
On Sunday, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received number of international dignitaries who are participating in MSC Core Group Meetings, according to Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi.
The delegation includes Chairman of the MSC Wolfgang Ischinger, foreign and defense ministers as well as chiefs of intelligence of various countries, the statement added. [Read more: EgyptToday/28October2019]
The Spy Who Vanished - And What His Case Reveals About South Africa. A few months ago, South Africa recalled its ambassador to Japan. He promptly vanished.
This was no ordinary diplomat. Thulani Dlomo, also known as Silence Dlomo in some of his several diplomatic passports, was one of South Africa's most powerful spies - and a close ally of former president Jacob Zuma. Today, he still cannot be found, raising more questions about the illicit influence of espionage networks in post-apartheid South Africa.
For five years, until Mr. Zuma rewarded him with a plum appointment to Japan in 2017, Mr. Dlomo had controlled a "special operations" unit at South Africa's State Security Agency. It became a parallel spy agency, operating in the shadows to serve Mr. Zuma's personal agenda and defend his political power until he finally resigned from the presidency amid a corruption scandal last year.
Mr. Dlomo's story - his loyalty to Mr. Zuma's ambitions, his use of intelligence assets for allegedly illegal action against Mr. Zuma's critics and his mysterious movements this year - illustrates the covert tactics that have helped leaders of the ruling African National Congress neutralize their opponents for decades. [Read more: York/Globe&Mail/28October2019]
In World War II, Serving Jesus While Spying for the United States. Laying the political groundwork for Gen. George Patton's North African landing of 1942, a top intelligence agent promised local communists that the United States would help them overthrow the government of Spain's dictator, Francisco Franco. The Americans would even drive the Spanish out of Morocco and thereby facilitate Arab independence. William Eddy, a member of the Office of Strategic Services, America's first foreign intelligence agency, knew these were lies. Later in life, the devout Episcopalian's conscience troubled him, and he wondered if he, a magnificently effective spy, or anyone in the OSS or later the CIA, could "ever again become a wholly honorable man."
Eddy is one of four deeply religious American Protestants who are the subjects of Matthew Avery Sutton's arresting and informative book, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War." All served in the OSS, the World War II predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency. Sutton adds to our understanding of the clandestine services by revealing the little-known role of missionaries in these operations. [Read more: Hollinger/WashingtonPost/24October2019]
Spies Like Us: The Spooks of Georgetown. "The advantage of obtaining the earliest and best Intelligence of the designs of the Enemy...have induced me to entrust the management of this business to your care." So wrote Gen. George Washington in 1777 from his headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, to New York merchant Nathaniel Sackett.
Yes, the father of our country and namesake of our nation's capital was also America's original spymaster.
Tales of spies and espionage continue to intrigue the average citizen, perhaps more than ever. To be a spy is to inhabit "a wilderness of mirrors," a phrase attributed to James Jesus Angleton, oracle of the Central Intelligence Agency. It is to blend in - not at all to be like a James Bond or a Mata Hari.
It is generally agreed that there are more spies in Washington, D.C., than in any other city in the world. The International Spy Museum, now located at L'Enfant Plaza, estimates there are 10,000 spies in D.C. - meaning not just official operators but their numerous associates and various contractors involved with a foreign power The museum's collection is serious and extensive, but also gives a nod to popular culture; James Bond's Aston Martin is near the entrance. [Read more: Devaney/TheGeorgetowner/24October2019]
When 007 Helped Plot the Invasion of Spain. Following the 1940 defeat of the British and French forces by the Nazis in Norway, it was recognized that if the war was to be won, there was an urgent need for accurate, updated maps.
English pilots were unequipped with the vital information required to hit their targets, and many returned without dropping their bombs. The thousands of maps produced during World War I were obsolete, a fact that UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill was aware of.
Shortly before the British offensive to take control of Norway's iron, Rear Admiral John H. Godfrey from the Naval Intelligence Department and his assistant Ian Fleming, who would go on to write the popular James Bond spy novels, got in touch with the prestigious geographer Kenneth Mason to help with the provision of up-to-date maps for the Allies.
New details were added, thanks to the efforts of spies and collaborators as well as images taken by the Royal Air Force Aerial Reconnaissance division. [Read more: Bono/ElPais/28October2019]
Those Who Silently Serve Our Country. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, when I was a teenager, police were often called "pigs" and the "military-industrial complex" was viewed as a threat to American democracy. Lest we forget, police all over the country were openly mistreating minorities at that time and young men were being forced to serve in a war most, particularly those compelled to serve, did not believe in.
There was deep distrust of our nation's intelligence community, the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, and federal law enforcement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Yet, even at this dark moment in our history, there were people who silently served this country - devoid of any political agenda. I know this, now, because my father, then - unbeknownst to me - was one of them.
He disappeared, was captured and murdered by Idi Amin, the President of Uganda in 1971 investigating, on behalf of our government, hundreds of murders committed by Amin and his soldiers in the garrison town of Mbarara. [Read more: Siedle/Forbes/22October2019]
Russia And America Barely Avoided An Horrific Nuclear War In 1983. Key point: The scare did not lead to war, but the risk was real.
In 1983, the United States and the Soviet Union came dangerously close to nuclear war. That was the conclusion of a highly classified report issued in 1990 by the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, or PFIAB.
The board, which conducts oversight of the U.S. intelligence community for the White House, interviewed over 75 American and British officials and examined scads of intelligence assessments and other official documents from the early 1980s. The report it produced, entitled "The Soviet ‘War Scare,' " served as a retrospective assessment of what many believe was the most dangerous period of the Cold War since the Cuban Missile Crisis. [Read more: Purcell/TheNationalInterest/26October2019]
Decision-Making Tips From a Former Spy. A spy's job is to get secret information without the other side knowing you were there. You're trained for it, but no training can remove the risk: it's dangerous, and people die.
The worst part of it is that none of it matters, if the next step doesn't happen: the intelligence you collect is useless, unless it goes through an analytic process, which weights the intelligence, puts it in context and combines it with other data.
And that analysis won't matter either, if the next step doesn't happen: a decision. If intelligence and analysis don't inform a decision, all that risk and danger collecting it was for nothing.
When I moved into business, I saw a lot of data was being collected for nothing, and a lot of money was being spent on analysis that was never seen. [Read more: [Braddock/ManagementToday/27October2019]
Tom Ballweg, Army Special Forces. CIA Special Activities Division
Lou Fanning, Army Staff Intel Officer, College Professor
Joseph Markowitz PhD, 81, the former Director of the Community Open Source Program Office (COSPO) -- the DCI's Program Manager and Intelligence Community Principal for open source information (OSINT) -- died Thursday, 24 October 2019. More details to follow when public obituary supplied.
E3 Sentinel based in DC-area has unique opportunity for someone with strong communications and/or consulting skills and an interest in the homeland security space. The person who ends up in this role will be working directly with some senior federal clients to help design and implement a communications strategy for their agency. If interested in learning more, contact Rosanna Minchew at email@example.com. More about E3 Sentinel is available here.
Explore the many career and contractor intelligence jobs available here. Jobs openings in Cyber Security include - Advisory, Architecture, Digital Forensics & Incident Response, Penetration Testing, Threat Research. They positions are needed here: New York, Chicago, Manila, Reston, Dallas, Atlanta, Suitland, Singapore, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Doha, Stockholm, London, Milpitas, multiple cities in Australia, Washington, Indianapolis, Tampa, Santiago, Alexandria, Seattle, Carlsbad, Houston, San Francisco, Arlington, Dubai, Amsterdam, Ft Belvoir, Minneapolis, Mexico City, San Diego, Boston, El Segundo, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Chiyoda, Ft Huachuca, Ft Gordon, Ft Meade, Ft Shafter, Kuwait City, Seoul, Sttutgart, Salt Lake City, Austin, Dublin, Bangalore, Cork, Colorado Springs... Explore the many career and contractor intelligence jobs available here.
Faculty Opportunities: Cybersecurity faculty, professionals, and Master's or PHD Graduates can find jobs for CAE designated institutions through the listings below. Listings are by University with the most recent at the top.
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1 November 2019, 10:30 am - 2 pm - Tysons, VA - Do not miss this final AFIO luncheon of 2019. Features Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, co-author of The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War, and Vince Houghton PhD, Spy Museum Historian, discussing his just released The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin.
Jonna Mendez's presentation starts at 11 a.m. Mendez (Spy Dust: Two Masters of Disguise Reveal the Tools and Operations That Helped Win the Cold War), share (with late husband Tony Mendez) their experiences as spies in Moscow during the height of the Cold War in the mid-1980s. The authors begin with the initial list of "the Moscow Rules" and continue to discuss briefly the current state of affairs in Russia under Vladimir Putin, and how they interfered with the 2016 U.S. election.
Vince Houghton PhD, historian and curator of the International Spy Museum, makes his presentation at 1 p.m. on The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin. He asks why did the US intelligence services fail so spectacularly to know about the Soviet Union's nuclear capabilities following WWII? The Manhattan Project's intelligence team had penetrated the Third Reich and knew every detail of the Nazi 's plan for an atomic bomb. What changed and what went wrong?
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, 1960 Chain Bridge Rd, Tysons Corner, VA 22182 Phone: (703) 893-2100. Directions at this link.
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Tender Flank Steak Slow Cooked with Mushrooms, Carrots and Onions
Served Over Buttered Egg Noodles—
Guest Speaker is AFIO Florida Satellite Chapter Member Rudy
Speaker Tom Dyble will provide Part 2 of his presentation on "Chaos in Cairo: Arab Spring in Egypt" based on David D. Kirkpatrick's book "Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East".
Our meetings are normally open to present and former members of Federal, Military (uniformed and civilian), State and Local Agencies and selective others who support the Intelligence Community.
Dr. Matthew Brazil, a non-resident Fellow at The Jamestown
Foundation, worked in Asia for over 20 years as a U.S. Army
officer, American diplomat, and corporate security manager. He is
the co-author of Chinese Communist Espionage: An Intelligence
Primer (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, Nov 2019)
Synopsis: This presentation by Edin Mujkic discusses Russian interference in Balkan politics, the American and European role in the Balkans, as well as the potential for escalation of the situation toward violence. From interference in the United States domestic politics to support of some of the most brutal regimes in the world, Russia is again the focus of attention. Whether it is media attention, or attention of intelligence and national security professionals, there is a consensus that Vladimir Putin is engaged in a campaign of undermining the post-World War II international theater and generally the Western democracies. While attention where Putin's next move will be, is usually focused on the Baltics or the Middle East, the situation in the Balkans is not generating much attention. The Balkans, always on the periphery of European politics, until it explodes, is fertile ground for Vladimir Putin to exploit its weaknesses and complicate European and world affairs. The political quagmire in Bosnia and Herzegovina that does not have a government since elections in the Fall of 2018, relations between Serbia and Kosovo, the role of Croatia, a NATO member, in internal affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, are not only exploited, but directly influenced by Moscow.
Biography: Edin Mujkic is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs for University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He is also a UCCS Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Faculty Fellow for 2017-2018. Edin received his BA from Auburn University Montgomery, majored in Political Science, with a minor in Criminal Justice. Edin followed up his Bachelor's Degree with a Master's in International Relations (2008) and was a Prince Khalid bin Sultan fellow. Upon completing his Master's degree, Edin entered the Public Administration and Policy Ph.D. program at Auburn University graduating December 2012. While earning his PhD, Edin furthered his education studying Strategic Leadership and National Security at Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL. Edin is continuing his research focusing on national security, defense, homeland security and U.S. foreign policy.
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Partisan political activism by current and former intelligence
officers since mid-2016 is the largest and most significant
politicization of intelligence by intelligence officers in U.S.
history. This presentation will explore the causes and the wholly
negative consequences of this new form of politicization for the
IC and the country.
Location: Society of Illustrators, 128 E 63rd St (between Park
and Lexington), New York, NY 10065.
Dr. John Gans will be the guest speaker for the Los Angeles Chapter of AFIO and discuss key topics of his newly published book White House Warriors: How the National Security Council Transformed the American Way of War, which covers the people and power of the National Security Council staff.
We look forward to your attendance. Please mark your calendar and your spouse or other guests are welcomed.
Event Location: 5651 W Manchester Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Map or Directions here.
Jonna Mendez (Spy Dust: Two Masters of Disguise Reveal the Tools and Operations That Helped Win the Cold War), share (with late husband Tony Mendez) their experiences as spies in Moscow during the height of the Cold War in the mid-1980s. The authors begin with the initial list of "the Moscow Rules" and continue to discuss briefly the current state of affairs in Russia under Vladimir Putin, and how they interfered with the 2016 U.S. election. Additional details to follow in coming months.
Location: Society of Illustrators, 128 E 63rd St (between Park
and Lexington), New York, NY 10065.
Meet at the Spy Museum Store to be introduced
to an F-4 pilot. Mark A. Hewitt has always had a
fascination with spyplanes and the intelligence community's
development and use of aircraft. He flew F-4s in the Marine Corps
and served as Director of Maintenance with the Border Patrol and
the Air Force, as was an Associate Professor for Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University. He is the author of Special Access,
Shoot Down, No Need to Know, and his latest, Blown
Cover. His novels have been approved by the CIA Publication
WashingtonExec Pinnacle Awards 2019, presented by Bloomberg
Government, will be hosted by AFIO Board Member Mike
Rogers, former Congressman and Host of CNN's
To meet the finalists and all the guests and hosts, attend the
event at The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102.
Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 6 - 10:30 pm - Washington, DC - Michael Morell and Jill Singer, Co-Chairs, invite you to The Honorable William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner at the International Spy Museum
As one of longest serving and most influential CIA directors in history, DCI Tenet shares the unique perspective of intelligence in action at the highest level. He will share his experiences and long-standing relationship with this year's Webster Service Awardee, General Michael V. Hayden (Ret.), former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
The William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner will
take place at the new home of the International Spy Museum in
L'Enfant Plaza. On this special evening, more than 500 attendees
will gather to recognize the men and women who have served in the
field of National Security with integrity and distinction.
This event is closed to media.
Event location: The New International Spy Museum, 700 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024. Directions here.
This Boston University Event is sponsored by The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, the BU Police Department & the Metropolitan College of Applied Social Sciences
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A panel of subject matter experts including:
The conference chair is Prof. John Woodward, J.D.,
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The CAE in Cyber Security Symposium is right around the corner!
CAE is Centers of Academic Excellence. If your institution belongs
to the CAE-CD, CAE-2Y, CAE-R, or CAE-CO Program, you are eligible
to participate. Details to follow several months from now.
Gift Suggestions:AFIO's 788-page Guide to the Study of Intelligence. Peter C. Oleson, Editor, also makes a good gift. View authors and table of contents here.
Perfect for professors, students, those considering careers in intelligence, and current/former officers seeking to see what changes are taking place across a wide spectrum of intelligence disciplines. AFIO's Guide to the Study of Intelligence helps instructors teach about the large variety of subjects that make up the field of intelligence. This includes secondary school teachers of American History, Civics, or current events and undergraduate and graduate professors of History, Political Science, International Relations, Security Studies, and related topics, especially those with no or limited professional experience in the field. Even those who are former practitioners are likely to have only a limited knowledge of the very broad field of intelligence, as most spend their careers in one or two agencies at most and may have focused only on collection or analysis of intelligence or support to those activities.
For a printed, bound copy, it is $95 which includes Fedex shipping to a CONUS (US-based) address.
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These 2017 mousepads have full color seals of all 18 members of the US Intelligence Community on this 8" round, slick surface, nonskid, rubber-backed mouse pad with a darker navy background, brighter, updated seals. Also used, by some, as swanky coasters. Price still only $20.00 for 2 pads [includes shipping to US address. Foreign shipments - we will contact you with quote.] Order MOUSEPADS here.
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