The intelligence war against the IRA

"The exposure of two senior republicans as informers for British intelligence in 2005 led to a popular perception that the IRA had 'lost' the intelligence war and was pressurised into peace. In this first in-depth study across the entire conflict, Thomas Leahy re-evaluates the success...

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Main Author: Leahy, Thomas (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdon New York Port Melbourne, VIC New Delhi Singapore Cambridge University Press 2020
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Summary:"The exposure of two senior republicans as informers for British intelligence in 2005 led to a popular perception that the IRA had 'lost' the intelligence war and was pressurised into peace. In this first in-depth study across the entire conflict, Thomas Leahy re-evaluates the successes and failures of Britain's intelligence activities against the IRA from the use of agents and informers to special-forces, surveillance and electronic intelligence."--
Physical Description:xii, 343 Seiten
ISBN:9781108487504
9781108720403