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Essential Writings on History, War, Religion and Strategy From the Introduction: “In the aftermath of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Col. Lang created his own blog which to this day still serves as a committee of correspondence for a large … Continue reading

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” … How the U.S. Totally Misjudged the War in Ukraine”

“The war in Ukraine isn’t going the way Russian President Vladimir Putin expected. And he’s certainly not the only one who was caught by surprise—the U.S. expected a rapid Russian success, with the Kremlin’s tanks inside Kyiv within days. Many U.S. officials from the … Continue reading

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The Human Factor: The Phenomenon of Espionage

by W. Patrick Lang ­­June 2022 — The just released second edition of Col. Lang’s classic work on the art of human intelligence is now available to order from Amazon or iUniverse.  Publisher’s Weekly’s Booklife calls The Human Factor, “A … Continue reading

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“The Human Factor: the phenomenon of espionage”

“This succinct no-nonsense primer on the business of espionage looks at the history of human intelligence gathering, known as HUMINT, from the Revolutionary War to the present. Extremely well-written, it is equally valuable for training case officers and intelligence analysts … Continue reading

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“Tattoo,” A Memoir of Becoming

This memoir could have been subtitled "a message in a bottle."  PL I am privileged to have been given reviews of the book by two people I greatly respect and admire: —————- "Because much of the focus of Walter Lang’s … Continue reading

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