Canadian, US, and Soviet/Russian spy operations that began in the Arctic in the 1930s continue to this day. In this first-hand account as an intelligence officer with the Communications Security Establishment at the Canadian Department of National Defense, author Ronald Lawruk describes the Cold War years with an insider’s perspective. The nature of his work required him to be highly secretive-he could not share a whiff of it to anyone, even his wife. Even so, there are plenty of laughs amid tense tales of real-life war games in the frozen Arctic and briefings from high level government officials. From Ottawa to Washington to Moscow, Out of the Shadows: The Life of a CSE Canadian Intelligence Officer will change the way you think about Canadian intelligence and heighten your awareness of current Arctic sovereignty issues.
“Nothing Like a Spy Novel”
Five Star Review on Amazon By John Young
Enjoyable, relaxed, informative, credible, perhaps truthful, nothing like a spy novel.
About the Author
Ron Lawruk presently lives in Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada with his wonderful wife, Merla.
He was born in Ottawa, Canada where he graduated from St. Patrick’s College.
Ron was employed with CSE, the Communications Security Establishment of the Canadian National Defence Department for 32 years.
During that time he wrote various intelligence reports as well as papers for International Conferences. Between 1968 and 1971 he was a Canadian liaison officer at the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland.