The Dirty War by Martin Dillon uncovers a real-life underground world of double and triple agents - many of whom have shared their stories with him. It exposes the covert strategies and tactics used in political conflicts, including the use of State terrorist agents and the 'enforcers' used by State terrorists to seek out collaborators in their ranks.
The Guardian, UK: The Dirty War makes Cold War duplicity a la Deighton and Le Carre seem positively endearing.'Financial Times, London: 'Dillon's exhaustive work, The Dirty War, covers the whole panoply of dirty tricks and conspiracies, black propaganda, disinformation, psychological warfare, conflicts between MI5 and MI6, double agents and sectarian murders. It is grippingly written with the pace of a thriller and the book scores highly because of Mr. Dillon's detachment'.