More than twenty experts from all over the world take a look at one of the most mysterious and vibrant regions when it comes to intelligence and organised crime: East Asia. Scientists, journalists and practitioners describe the reasons for current developments and analyse future problems – not only for East Asia, but for Western intelligence and police agencies as well.
"Asia is among the most important regions for not just for economic but
also for strategic security issues. Almost 20 international experts
allow exclusive and up-to-date insights into the security and
intelligence world. They also focus on cyber and organised crime, both
with serious impacts for Europe. The expert opinions of this study
contribute notably to our to understanding of security structures,
policies and mindsets as well as of those who challenge them in and out
of China, Japan, Mongolia, South and North Korea."
(Dr. Christian Ehler, Member of the European Parliament, 1st Vice
Chairman SC Security & Defence, and EP-Delegation for Relations with
the Korean Peninsula)
"Stephan Blancke’s book reveals in-depth expert opinions as to the
intelligence communities and organised crime scene of East Asia’s most
important nations. Though some is known about China’s or Japan’s
security apparatus, Mongolia and North Korea have mostly remained in the
dark, at least until now. It is as faszinating as informative to read
these current studies by such a variety of well-respected authors and
(Dr. Bodo Wegmann, Member of the Board and CEO of the Forum Intelligence Services in Germany)
"Blancke’s East Asian Intelligence and Organised Crime is a fascinating
and excellent book. The beauty of his book lies in its exploratory
examination of the most politically sensitive areas: intelligence
agencies and serious organized crime in East Asia. "
(Dr. Peng Wang, Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of Hong Kong)
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