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Counterintelligence: Elizabeth Bentley

Counterintelligence can be described as activities designed to prevent or thwart spying, intelligence gathering, and sabotage by an enemy or other foreign entity. This guide provides books, articles, reports, websites, and videos on the subject.

Elizabeth Bentley

Elizabeth Bentley was an American communist and Soviet spy. She helped manage the Communist Party USA network of KGB sources and spies. In 1945, she defected and confessed her involvement with the KGB to the FBI. In her FBI deposition, she also named forty-one Soviet spies and sources living and working in the United States.




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