—Paul Rogers, University of Bradford
"Peter Gill and Mark Phythian have combined their considerable scholarly talents and expertise. The result is surely one of the best books published on intelligence since the tragic failures of the secret services associated with the 9/11 attacks and the incorrect assessments about unconventional weapons in Iraq. No one interested in understanding what went wrong and what we can do to avoid future intelligence disasters will want to miss this persuasively argued new book."
—Loch K. Johnson, University of Georgia