An expanded version of this review also appears on rattis.
From A Reader's two star Amazon review: Got about a third of the way through and gave up. Since February , the book being sold as new stock includes corrections of typos made in the initial edition. You can tell if it's the newer edition by "visit www.
Consequently, typos previously identified here are no longer being printed. There are still some errors in the new version some were not changed because they were minor and not worth the cost of correcting , so please feel free to inform me of any errors you may spot.
The C.I. Desk: FBI and CIA Counterintelligence As Seen From My Cubicle [ Christopher Lynch] on uzotoqadoh.tk *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fans of. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Chris Lynch moved from his home town of Kalamazoo, The C.I. Desk: FBI and CIA Counterintelligence As Seen From My Cubicle - Kindle edition by Christopher Lynch. Download it once and read it on.
No substantive changes were made for the newer edition, even though the book needed some. The book mentioned at the top of page 52 was described from memory, since I no longer had a copy, and some aspects of my description may not be accurate. Since writing about it, I rediscovered the book at a used book store. According to the authors' preface, the book grew out of the authors' work with the Fund for Open Information and Accountability, Inc. On line 15 of page , it should read "obviously in their last days.
Janice Sebring is identified as its author. On page , I state that my father's apartment building was at the epicenter of the Northridge earthquake. Although the worst of the damage was centered there and the building was thought to be the epicenter at the time, scientists later determined that the epicenter was further down Reseda Boulevard, in nearby Reseda, not in Northridge.
I mention a medallion awarded to my Balkans Task Force coworkers and me on pages I had given the medallion to my now deceased parents, and when I wrote the book, it had been missing for years, so I couldn't describe it in detail. In a visit to their old home in , I found it again. In the index, on page , Bat Conservation International is listed as having been mentioned on pages and The second reference is actually on page Peterson, a former coworker mentioned frequently in The C.
Desk , has written her biography, The Widow Spy: Martha Peterson vividly illustrates the isolation of those good people working for our country in difficult and dangerous places, including the pain of losing her CIA officer husband in war, along with describing her participation in important CIA operations, all with remarkable candor, self-examination, and a sense of dedication in the face of adversity.
Desk , since I had worked both with and for the authors. See my review on Amazon. When people want to learn about U. Unfortunately, it was canceled after only two episodes had been broadcast. The individual episodes are now available on line. As pointed out in The CI Desk, Chris Lynch became the "Yurchenko person," tracking Yurchenko's leads and all aspects of his cooperation with the CIA, although he did not begin this assignment until some months after Yurchenko redefected.
This job led to his one encounter with Rick Ames. Lynch was also one of five members of the Moscow Task Force, sharing a small office with Sandy Grimes for nine months, looking at the possible compromise of the CIA station in Moscow. Although it's very unlikely he was portrayed in the series, it's possible to imagine that some anonymous guy sitting at his desk as Sandy and Jeanne walked by is based on him!
Brian was one of my former supervisors, and he and his family had been put through hell when he was wrongly identified as the mole in the investigation which eventually led to the arrest of Robert Hanssen. Please see the tribute to him posted on the Institute of World Politics website at http: Jeanne was held in the highest esteem by those who worked for and with her, and by those of us who were her students; we admired her patience, vast knowledge, and the support she provided.
Please see her obituary in the 13 Jan 13 New York Times, http: If you don't object to having your comments quoted on this site, and attributed to you by name, please state this in your note. With more than 15 years of experience in the field of child behavioral health, Dr. Lynch has practiced in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals and clinics, including 5 years in Ireland. Lynch has spoken on and published material on a wide range of topics that pertain to child behavioral health.
He resides in Cranford, New York, with his wife and three sons. Christopher Lynch s book, The C.
Dog Ear Publishing Bolero Ozon. The C I Desk: Fascinating and often times very funny stories overlooked in the literature and films about spying are those of the people working in the offices of intelligence agencies.
Desk follows the author from the mailroom to the locked doors of compartmented "special projects" in Headquarters-level counterintelligence. Readers won't be able to put down this fascinating insider's look at undercover agents, double agents, illegals, moles, and traitors from the perspective of both FBI and CIA Headquarters. He soon moved on to the first of many C.