Definitive Book on PRC Espionage, and a New Newsletter

China spies a lot like other nations, but with its own characteristics – especially an emphasis on acquiring advanced technology.

In Chinese Communist Espionage, An Intelligence Primer, Peter Mattis and I provide the first comprehensive account that relies mostly on Chinese language sources of how Beijing’s spy agencies developed from the Chinese Revolution to the present day.

Sign up here for quarterly updates about the research for my next book, China’s Secret Wars, From Mao to Now. I will discuss research goals and current findings, and link to important (not trivial or salacious) news about PRC espionage and influence operations.

For a free dictionary of Chinese espionage terms with definitions in English, see:

For other articles by Matt Brazil, see The Jamestown China Brief and SpyTalk.

Chinese Communist Espionage, An Intelligence Primer

Chinese Communist Espionage, An Intelligence Primer

$45.00eBook: $27.99

This is the first book of its kind to employ hundreds of Chinese sources to explain the history and current state of Beijing's spy apparatus. This unprecedented look into the murky world of China's espionage efforts profiles its leaders, top spies, and important operations, and links to an extensive Web-based glossary of Chinese espionage and security terms.

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