9780199733675

Intelligence: the Secret World of Spies : An Anthology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199733675

  • ISBN 10:

    0199733678

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/20/2010
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies--An Anthology, Third Edition, is the most up-to-date reader in intelligence studies. Editors Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz present a diverse, comprehensive, and yet highly accessible set of readings from leading experts in the field. Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition includes: * Twenty new articles examining a wide variety of important issues (satellite surveillance, 9/11, the search for WMDs in Iraq, homeland security, and counterterrorism) * A new epilogue analyzing the current state of intelligence * Updated introductions at the beginning of each piece that help to contextualize chapter content * Discussion questions at the end of each chapter that reinforce key concepts and encourage class participation * Comprehensive coverage of many hot topics including the history of intelligence; how the U.S. gathers and interprets global information; the meaning of security intelligence; methods of intelligence collection; intelligence analysis; the danger of intelligence politicization; relationships between intelligence officers and the policymakers they serve; covert action; counterintelligence; accountability and civil liberties; the implications of major intelligence failures in 2001 and 2003; and intelligence as practiced in other nations The most engaging, current--and expertly edited--anthology available, Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies--An Anthology, Third Edition, is ideal for courses in intelligence and homeland security.

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