Author: Ken Daigler

Ken is a retired CIA operations officer. He has also consulted for the Department of Defense in the counterintelligence field. His academic degrees are in history, with a B.A from Centre College of Kentucky and an M.A. from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Ken has focused his studies on American intelligence activities in the 1765 to 1865 period. He had written numerous articles for various journals within the US intelligence community including “Studies in Intelligence” and “The Intelligencer”. In May 2014 Georgetown University Press released his book, “Spies, Patriots and Traitors”, which describes American intelligence activities during the Revolutionary Period both within the colonies and abroad.

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The Trials of Allegiance

The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries, and the American Revolution by Carlton F. W. Larson (New York : Oxford University Press, 2019) Whether you describe the American Revolution as a civil war or an insurgency, the result for many families and friends was the same: split loyalties. This reality has caused University of California Law Professor Carlton […]

by Ken Daigler