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Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis / Edition 1
     

Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis / Edition 1

by James G. Blight
 

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ISBN-10: 0714644358

ISBN-13: 9780714644356

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The ways in which organizational and personality variables affect the political exploitation of intelligence is assessed followed by an analysis of the psychology of intelligence assessment, showing how common cognitive and motivational pathologies can explain crucial errors of inference and attribution made by all three intelligence communities. In closing, the

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The ways in which organizational and personality variables affect the political exploitation of intelligence is assessed followed by an analysis of the psychology of intelligence assessment, showing how common cognitive and motivational pathologies can explain crucial errors of inference and attribution made by all three intelligence communities. In closing, the lessons of the volume as a whole are reflected upon for the theory and practice of intelligence assessment, and for our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714644356
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Studies in Intelligence Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
0.55(w) x 0.85(h) x 0.70(d)

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International Affairs - Zenen E Santana Delgado, Uni of Durham

"The book brings together contributions from well-known scholars and practitioners and is the best study of the relationship between the intelligence community and the decision-makers in the missile crisis and should be recommended to all students and scholars of internatioanl relations

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