The young aldrich ames joined the cia in 1962 at the age of 21 the cia sent him to college two years after his graduation, ames was sent into his first field post, in ankara, turkey, in 1969 in 1972, he was transferred back the strange spy case of aldrich ames author.
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The book covers the political aftermath of ames's arrest, including the congressional wrath for not identifying him sooner, the fbi/cia debriefings following ames's plea bargain, and a retrospective of ames the person and ames the spy. A joint cia-fbi investigation had found that aldrich ames, a longtime agency employee, had sold intelligence secrets to the soviet union ames had compromised the safety of soviets, who had sought to help the us, in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars, with which he bought a large home and fancy cars.
Aldrich hazen ames aldrich ames is a man who many will know of in the present day the reason why aldrich ames is so famous is because he was a cia agent who was spying on america for russia and the soviet union for many years while working for the cia. Factual summary of the ames case a ames's professional and personal life prior to his espionage activities 1 1941 to 1969 aldrich hazen (rick) ames was born in river falls, wisconsin on may 26, 1941, to carleton cecil ames and rachel aldrich ames aldrich ames was the oldest of three children and the only son.
In a brutally frank account of cia traitor aldrich ames's career, grimes, a 26-year veteran of the cia's clandestine service, and vertefeuille, a long-time cia counterintelligence officer, pull back the curtain on the hunt for an american who spent years working for the kgb without being discovered. Ames started at the central intelligence agency (cia) in 1962 in a low-level position by 1969, he was promoted to case officer and began work on his first assignment in ankara, turkey although ames worked many interesting cases in the years that followed, his personal life was going downhill.
But appearances can be deceiving vertefeuille was part of the small team who toiled for eight years to reveal aldrich ames for what he truly was: a spy for moscow the birth of a spy ames started at the central intelligence agency (cia) in 1962 in a low-level position by 1969, he was promoted to case officer and began work on his first assignment in ankara, turkey although ames worked many interesting cases in the years that followed, his personal life was going downhill. She was holding a spy glass reflecting the image of aldrich ames i can imagine some relative sitting down at the breakfast table, opening time magazine, and exclaiming, 'my word, that's aunt jeanne i thought she was a file clerk or something' jeanne was a true cia icon and legend. The strang spy case of aldrich ames by edward spannau and jeffrey steinberg veteran cia agent aldrich h en ames and his wife maria del rosario casas ames were sted by fbi agents on feb 22, in what is emerging as a bi arre tale of alleged espionage and double-agentry involvinglrussia and the former soviet union.
Confessions of a spy book synopsis: for nine years, aldrich ames fed highly classified information to the kgb russia paid him millions of dollars–and promised millions more.