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  • Russian Roulette

  • By: David Corn, Michael Isikoff
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,097
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,755

The incredible, harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the US election and help Donald Trump gain the presidency.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's a sleeper with critically important info

  • By luvdata on 05-07-18

A Tremendous Journalistic Achievement

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-21-18

There is seldom, if ever, a book that so thoroughly exposes the past, present and ongoing efforts that present an existential threat to our republic. Michael Isikoff and David Corn have conducted a thorough investigation into Donald Trump that exposes his "hidden" ties to Russia and Putin's plan to attack our democracy. This book is superbly detailed, supported by empirical evidence, and is impossible to not listen to. . . again and again. It is rooted in the highest standards of journalistic integrity. My only regret in writing this review is that it could go on and endlessly articulate the reasons that this book is a "must have" for every American who loves our precious republic. Of our republic, it begs the broader historically relevant question, "Can we keep it?" Simply put, this is the book that present and future generations will refer to when examining our nation, put in peril, by Donald Trump and a methodically crafted, sinister, and, at present, successful plan by Vladimir I. Putin to infiltrate our government and subvert our democracy. This journalistic masterpiece is worthy of cinematic production. Our nation owes the authors a profound debt of gratitude for this tremendous journalistic achievement. Thank you Michael Ishikoff and David Corn. Sincerely, Dr. Larry J. Smith.

  • The Plot to Hack America

  • How Putin's Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election
  • By: Malcolm Nance
  • Narrated by: Gregory Itzin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 644
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 637

In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization's computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. In the weeks that followed, the nation's top computer security experts discovered that the cyber thieves had helped themselves to everything: sensitive documents, emails, donor information, even voice mails.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting

  • By Jag3 on 05-24-17

The Most Definitive Chronicle of the 2016 Election

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-17

Malcolm Nance is a crisp, talented, and formidably insightful seasoned US Counterintelligence expert. This is THE MUST HAVE BOOK for every American. Drawing on his years of experience as an intelligence expert who knows the past, present and future ambitions and political, social, economic and military operations of Russia, Nance provides a masterful articulation of the calculated and systematically organized plans that invaded the US democratic process. This patriotic American hero provides vivid details of the motives and strategic Russian intelligence system includes the most robust and factual account of Donald Trump, his associates and their direct ties to Vladimir Putin and the corrupt wealthy establishment of Putin's oligarchical friends. In a nation yearning for answers, Nance provides both the questions and answers as to what happened, why, who and the potentially perilous outcomes from Russia's ongoing efforts to pull the roots of democracy from the soils of the US and our European Democratic allies. Nance's powerful insights explicitly presents Putin's players, how and why Trump and his most trusted circle is connected and aligned with Putin and his Kremlin oligarchy. With no-nonsense candor, Nance articulates the transformation from the KGB to the modern FSB. Nance provides an unparalleled synthesis and analysis of the practices, operations, skill set, psychological constructs, functions, and goals of Putin and his FSB. There is no comparable exposé of the interconnectedness between Russia's operations in Crimea, the Ukraine, Syria, Turkey and Donald Trump, Flynn, Mannafort, Page and others. This book should be heralded as a second to none achievement that presents irrefutable facts that give credence to the Clarion call that should be heard and responded to by every American. Moreover, it compels every patriotic American to demand an aggressive, thorough and unfettered criminal investigation and accountability by those who were part of the hijacking of our representative democracy. This is not a partisan book as Nance presents a poignant and vivid contemporary "Common Sense" that warns America of the powers at hand that connect Putin's Kremlin and, what is now, Trump' s Washington. If ever there was a book that needed to be made into a documentary and aired across the legitimate journalistic vanguards of democracy. . . this is it. In closing, it is my hope that Nance receives both the exceedingly well-deserved Noble Peace and Pulitzer Prizes for his candid, verifiable, and alarm raising exposure of the truth and nothing but the truth of the fortified dastardly powers hard at work that are trying to bring a collapse of the world's democratic nations and the perilous ascension of the murderous, tyrranical Putin oligarchy. It is Nance's genius and insightful expertise that exposes the Putin crime syndicate as crafty, calculated, sinister agents who are unrelentingly attempting to craft their anti-democratic, totalitarian, and liberty undermining world order. Thank you Malcolm Nance. Dr. Larry Smith

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