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Spy Schools – Whether you are a teacher student or parent Daniel Goldens closely researched account of the assault on our academic freedoms by home-grown intelligence services is timely and shocking. –John le Carré Daniel Goldens Spy Schools provides a necessary in-depth examination of the relationship between Americas intelligence agencies and its universities. Its a relationship fraught with the conflict between academic freedom and the need for clandestine intelligence gathering. A must-read for both academic leaders and government intelligence directors Spy Schools illustrates the complex world which both inhabit. –Janet Napolitano President of the University of California and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Its real-life Spy vs. Spy… In this important book Golden writes that universities not only ignore what is happening on their campuses but also sometimes condone it in ways that raise serious questions about Americas national security…[a] fascinating book. –The Washington Post Golden …turns his considerable fact-finding skills to an eye-opening chronicle of how higher education has evolved into a key source for obtaining military and technological intelligence. A provocative look at the transformation of academia to a broad chessboard of international espionage. –Kirkus Reviews This forensic analysis of espionage in academia offers a chilling highly readable insight into the unscrupulous exploitation by ruthless intelligence agencies operating across the globe. –Nigel West intelligence historian and author of Spycraft Secrets Comprehensive…Goldens book doesnt just shed light on previously untold stories. It also highlights the existential questions facing higher education not only when dealing with infiltration from foreign governments but also those brought on by cozy relationships between the U.S. intelligence and academe. –Inside Higher Ed Daniel Golden brings his razor-sharp Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative skills to this woefully under-reported yet critically-important aspect of intelligence. He takes us inside a program held over from the Cold War where the stakes are high but the costs to our civil liberties are higher. –John Kiriakou author of The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIAs War on Terror Spy Schools could not be more relevant. This is a book of both wisdom and caution and should be widely read and discussed in and outside the walls of academe…Even better than The Price of Admission. –E. Gordon Gee president of West Virginia University Spy Schools is an explosive and deeply disturbing look at the dirty laundry under American universities academic gowns. Dan Golden is a gifted researcher and an elegant writer whose exposé of campus espionage should raise alarms from the ivory tower to Capitol Hill. –Mitchell Zuckoff New York Times bestselling author of 13 Hours and Lost in Shangri-La Daniel Goldens Spy Schools sheds a much needed light on one of the great under-reported occurrences in todays spy wars: how U.S. academic institutions serve as a target for foreign countries obtaining critical technologies while U.S. intelligence agencies principally the FBI use those same institutions as a base for intelligence and counterintelligence activities. –I.C. Smith former FBI Special Agent in Charge and author of Inside: A Top G Man Exposes Spies Lies and Bureaucratic Bungling Inside the FBI Goldens approach has the virtue of taking readers deep inside individual stories… [His] book is chock-full of cautionary tales that all academics need to take seriously.–The American Association of University Professors Spy Schools – by Daniel Golden (Paperback)