Secret Intelligence: A Reader

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Overview

This Reader in the field of intelligence studies focuses on policy, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and the ongoing debate about the future of intelligence.

The subject of secret intelligence has never enjoyed a higher profile. The terrorist attacks of 9/11, Madrid and London, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the missing WMD, public debates over prisoner interrogation, and new domestic security regulations have all contributed to make this a ‘hot’subject over the past decade.

Aiming to be more comprehensive than existing books, and to achieve truly international coverage of the field, this book provides key readings and supporting material for students and course convenors. It is divided into four main sections, each of which includes full summaries of each article, further reading suggestions, and student questions:

  • The intelligence cycle
  • Intelligence, counter-terrorism and security
  • Ethics, accountability and control
  • Intelligence and the new warfare

Comprising essays by leading scholars in the field, Secret Intelligence will be essential reading both for students and for anyone wishing to understand the current relationship between intelligence and policy-making.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'This title fills a gap in the national security intelligence literature and is therefore a welcome addition to the bookshelves of scholars and practioners.' - Hank Prunckun, Journal of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers, Vol. 19, 2, December 2011
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415420242
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/28/2009
  • Edition description: New
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Andrew is a Fellow and President of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and former Chair of the Faculty of History at Cambridge University.

Richard J. Aldrich is Professor of International Security at the University of Warwick.

Wesley K. Wark is an Associate Professor in the Department of History of the University of Toronto, a Fellow of Trinity College and an Associate of the Munk Centre for International Studies.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction: What is intelligence? 1. Wanted: A Definition of 'Intelligence' Michael Warner 2. Ideas of Intelligence: Divergent Concepts and National Philip Davies Part I: The Intelligence Cycle Summary The Collection of Intelligence 3. It’s a Cultural Thing: Thoughts on a Troubled CIA Garrett Jones 4. All Glory Is Fleeting: Sigint and the Fight against International Terrorism Matthew Aid 5. A Venerable Source in a New Era: Sailing the Sea of OSINT in the Information Age Stephen Mercado The Analysis of Intelligence 6. Surprise Despite Warning: Why Sudden Attacks Succeed Richard Betts 7. What To Do When Traditional Models Fail Carmen Medina Intelligence at the Top: Producer-Consumer Linkage 8. American Presidents and their Intelligence Communities C.M. Andrew 9. Squaring the Circle: Dealing with Intelligence-Policy Breakdowns K.L. Gardiner Liaison: Intelligence Co-operation 10. International Intelligence Co-operation: An Inside Perspective Stephen Lander Part II: Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism and Security Summary Intelligence and 9/11 11. Strategic Surprise and the September 11 Attacks Daniel Byman 12. Deja Vu? Comparing Pearl Harbor and September 11 James J. Wirtz Intelligence and WMD 13. Reports, Politics, and Intelligence Failures: The Case of Iraq Robert Jervis 14. Intelligence and Iraq: The UK's Four Enquiries Richard J. Aldrich Security Intelligence and Counter-terrorism 15. Intelligence and Strategy in the War on Islamist Terrorism John R. Schindler 16. Intelligence in Northern Ireland B. Bamford Counter-Intelligence 17. Counterintelligence: The Broken Triad Frederick L Wettering Part III: Ethics, Accountability and Control Introduction The Problems of Oversight and Accountability 18. Partisanship and the Decline of Intelligence Oversight M.C. Ott 19. The British experience with intelligence accountability Mark Phythian The Problem of Surveillance and Civil Liberties 20. Domestic Intelligence and Civil Liberties Kate Martin 21. High Policing in the Security Control Society James Sheptycki Intelligence and Ethics 22. Ethics and Intelligence after September 2001 Michael Herman 23. Ethical Guidelines in Using Secret Intelligence for Public Security Sir David Omand Torture and Assassination 24. Can the torture of terrorist suspects be justified? Maureen Ramsay Part IV: Intelligence and the New Warfare Summary Covert Action 25. Covert action and the Pentagon Jennifer D. Kibbe Intelligence, Deception and Military Operations 26. Towards a revolution in Military Intelligence? John Ferris Intelligence and Counter-Insurgency 27. Securing the Globe Peter Gill Intelligence for Peacekeeping and Peacemaking 28. Intelligence and UN Peacekeeping Hugh Smith 29. Intelligence and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF) Joop van Reijn Conclusion 30. Learning to Live with Intelligence Welsey K. Wark

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