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Handbook of intelligence studies, edited by Loch K. Johnson

This topical volume offers a comprehensive review of secret intelligence organizations and activities. Intelligence has been in the news consistently since 9/11 and the Iraqi WMD errors. Leading experts in the field approach the three major missions of intelligence: collection-and-analysis; covert action; and counterintelligence. Within each of these missions, the dynamically written essays dissect the so-called intelligence cycle to reveal the challenges of gathering and assessing information from around the world. Covert action, the most controversial intelligence activity,
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Glossary; Introduction; Part 1 The study of intelligence; 1 Sources and methods for the study of intelligence; 2 The American approach to intelligence studies; 3 The historiography of the FBI; 4 Intelligence ethics: Laying a foundation for the second oldest profession; Part 2 The evolution of modern intelligence; 5 The accountability of security and intelligence agencies; 6 "Knowing the self, knowing the other": The comparative analysis of security intelligence; 7 US patronage of German postwar intelligence
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non fiction
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Physical Description
1 online resource (401 p.)
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