Paradoxes of Intelligence: Essays in Honor of Michael I. Handel / Edition 1

Paradoxes of Intelligence: Essays in Honor of Michael I. Handel / Edition 1

by Richard K. Betts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714683760

ISBN-13: 9780714683768

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Part of a three part collection in honour of the teachings of Michael I. Handel, one of the foremost strategists of the late 20th century, this collection explores the paradoxes of intelligence analysis, surprise and deception from both historical and theoretical perspectives.  See more details below

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Part of a three part collection in honour of the teachings of Michael I. Handel, one of the foremost strategists of the late 20th century, this collection explores the paradoxes of intelligence analysis, surprise and deception from both historical and theoretical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714683768
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
1Intelligence and the Problem of Strategic Surprise1
2Politicization of Intelligence: Costs and Benefits59
3Intelligence Failures: Forecasting and the Lessons of Epistemology80
4Theory of Surprise101
5'FORTITUDE' in Context: The Evolution of British Military Deception in Two World Wars, 1914-1945117
6Intelligence Failure and the Need for Cognitive Closure: The Case of Yom Kippur166
7Grant vs. Sherman: Paradoxes of Intelligence and Combat Leadership190
Index203

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