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From the trap of Sidney Reilly, the 'Ace of Spies', via Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1925, to the deportation from the us of Anna Chapman, the 'Redhead less than the Bed', in 2010, Kremlin and Western spymasters have battled for supremacy for almost a century.

In Deception Edward Lucas uncovers the genuine tale of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and the US, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that resulted in their downfall. It finds unknown triumphs and failures of Western intelligence within the chilly conflict, offering the heritage to the recent international of commercial and political espionage. to inform the tale of post-Soviet espionage, Lucas attracts on particular interviews with Russia's most sensible NATO undercover agent, Herman Simm, and unveils the bad remedy of a Moscow legal professional who dared to problem the ruling felony syndicate there.

Once the possibility from Moscow used to be foreign communism; now it comes from the siloviki, Russia's ruthless "men of power." "The outcome," Lucas argues, "will make sure even if the West brings Russia towards its criteria of liberty, legality, and cooperation, or even if Russia will form the West's destiny as we accommodate (or even undertake) the authoritarian crony-capitalism that's the Moscow regime's hallmark."

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Not all stories lend themselves to each of the aforementioned methods of communication, and the inclusion of multimedia that adds little to the story can annoy the reader. Nonetheless, taking the time to consider what message you are trying to convey and what “image” you want to leave in the mind of the reader is worth the time. The first step in thinking about the visuals to help cement a story in the minds of readers is to ask what the goal of the product is. Is the product demonstrating a new process?

Digital communication offers the analyst the opportunity to visualize the picture and organize the elements of the story in narrative form. Multimedia can help a story grip the reader’s imagination: the potential spread of a disease is best told through animation rather than text; the death of a coral reef told in photographs accompanied by the lonely sound of gulls is far more powerful and no less legitimate than tables measuring the branch-by-branch destruction of an endangered ecosystem. Many analysts are troubled when urged to “tell a story” because they have been trained to think critically, systematically, and logically.

Notes  Presentational Tradecraft is a term first used by Geoff Fowler, former Director and Managing Editor of CIA’s World Intelligence Review (WIRe), to describe what analysts should consider when writing for the web. html (Accessed on April 29, 2014).  Chip Scanlan, The Web and the Future of Writing, Poynter Institute website (Accessed on March 2, 2011). html (Accessed July 30, 2012). com (Accessed on March 2, 2011).  Guillermo Franco, What Is the Future of Text Online? com (March 16, 2007).

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