Intelligence and National Security (häftad)
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Wirtz, James J.
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39:B&W 8 x 10 in or 254 x 203mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
Intelligence and National Security (häftad)

Intelligence and National Security

The Secret World of Spies

Häftad Engelska, 2007-12-01
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Johnson and Wirtz's anthology provides a comprehensive set of readings in the field of intelligence studies. The book spans a wide range of topics, from how the United States gathers and interprets information collected around the world to comparisons of the American intelligence system with the secret agencies of other nations.
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"Whether readers are new to the topic of intelligence or are intelligence professionals, this book takes them from A to Z in scope, from basic concepts to specific issues, and from current events intelligence to historically significant incidents in the annals of intelligence. Each part opens with a succinct, cogent overview, followed by three or four chapters giving detail, perspective, insight, and color to the overarching topic. All the chapters are first rate and exceptionally well suited for inclusion. When so combined, the total value of the book is far greater than the sum of the individual works. This is a testament to the editors' diligence in locating the selected material and to their expertise in recognizing its quality and applicability."--William J. Daugherty, Armstrong Atlantic State University <br> "The selections are thoughtful, timely, and provocative. Collectively, they help demystify the world of the spy without sacrificing the excitement and intensity that makes this an interesting subject in the first place. Kudos to the editors for assembling a volume that is so nicely balanced."--Ken Kitts, Francis Marion University <br> "This is a superb anthology that includes many of the most important contributions to the literature, but what makes this anthology most useful are the nine chapter-length introductory essays. These essays, along with pedagogical aides such as synopses of each article, a comprehensive bibliography, charts and diagrams, and two indexes transform this book to a stand-alone text."--Pete Peterson, University of San Diego <br>

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Loch K. Johnson is Regents Professor and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. James J. Wirtz is Professor and Chairman of the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.


PART I: INTELLIGENCE IN THE UNITED STATES: AN INTRODUCTION; 1. The Evolution of the U.S. Intelligence Community--A Historical Overview; 2. The Study of Intelligence in Theory and Practice; 3. A Conversation with Richard Helms, a Director of Central Intelligence; PART II: INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION; 4. CIA and Its Discontents; 5. Re-examining Problems and Prospects in U.S. Imagery Intelligence; 6. Satellite Surveillance; 7. The Time of Troubles: The US National Security Agency in the Twenty-First Century; 8. CIA's Strategic Intelligence in Iraq; PART III: INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS; 9. Analysis, War, and Decision: Why Intelligence Failures Are Inevitable; 10. Open Source Intelligence; 11. A Policymaker's Perspective on Intelligence Analysis; 12. Intelligence Estimates and the Decision-Maker; 13. Early Warning Versus Concept: The Case of the Yom Kippur War 1973; PART IV: THE DANGER OF INTELLIGENCE POLITICIZATION; 14. The Politicization of Intelligence; 15. Intelligence to Please? The Order of Battle Controversy During the Vietnam War; 16. Public Intelligence; PART V: INTELLIGENCE AND THE POLICYMAKER; 17. Intelligence and National Action; 18. Tribal Tongues: Intelligence Consumers, Intelligence Producers; 19. The Need for Policy Guidance; PART VI: COVERT ACTION; 20. Interfering With Civil Society: CIA and KGB Covert Political Action During the Cold War; 21. Covert Action: Swampland of American Foreign Policy; 22. Covert Action Can Be Just; PART VII: COUNTERINTELLIGENCE; 23. Cold War Spies: Why They Spied and How They Got Caught; 24. Treachery Inside the CIA; 25. Counterintelligence: The Broken Triad; PART VIII: ACCOUNTABILITY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES; 26. Intelligence: Welcome to the American Government; 27. Unleashing the Rogue Elephant: September 11 and Letting the CIA Be the CIA; 28. Ethics and Intelligence; 29. Another System of Oversight Intelligence and the Rise of Judicial Intervention; 30. Congressional Supervision of America's Secret Agencies: The Experience and Legacy of the Church Committee; 31. Warrantless Wiretaps; PART IX: INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE 9/11 AND WMD INTELLIGENCE FAILURES; 32. 9/11 Intelligence Failure; 33. WMD Intelligence Failure; 34. Institutional Origins of the 9/11 Intelligence Failure; 35. How U.S. Intelligence Failed; PART X: INTELLIGENCE IN OTHER LANDS; 36. The Heritage and Future of the Russian Intelligence Community; 37. Controlling Intelligence in New Democracies; 38. The British Experience with Intelligence Failure; U.S. INTELLIGENCE LEADERSHIP, 1947-2007; THE ORGANIZATION OF THE U.S. INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY; KEY INTELLIGENCE WEBSITES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX