Black Chamber Review (Blog)


White Lies about Bretton Woods                 

A Brief Review of Ben Steil’s The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of the New World Order (Princeton University Press, 2013) 

Writers tackling biographies of spies are forever searching for that illusive “smoking gun” document — that crinkled paper, buried in some dusty archive, that proves beyond any doubt that the author's research subject was indeed a spy.  …

Welcome to the Black Chamber Review

This is a blog for people interested in spies, espionage, and treason: past, present and future.  In the periodic postings that follow I seek to provide readers with a lively and insightful (perhaps even scholarly, at times) look at the shadowy world of spies, espionage, counter espionage, and clandestine operations.  From time-to-time, I’ll offer glowing to scathing reviews of recent spy movies and books.  …

© R.Bruce Craig 2013