Words of Intelligence: An Intelligence Professional's Lexicon for Domestic and Foreign Threatsby Jan Goldman
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Words of Intelligence: An Intelligence Professional's Lexicon for Domestic and Foreign Threats is intended for the intelligence and national security men and women at the federal, state, and local levels. The intelligence community has undergone massive changes since it developed after World War II. Intelligence work now involves several different processes, including the planning, collection, analysis, and production of information. It also requires extensive expertise in its terminology. And in the post-9/11 era, the intelligence community has expanded, requiring the transmission of information to state and local public administrators, health officials, and transportation planners in times of a possible domestic attack. The number of people who need to know the specialized terminology of the intelligence community continues to grow. This dictionary is an invaluable tool for those requiring a working knowledge of intelligence-related issues from both a foreign intelligence perspective and a local perspective for law enforcement officials.
The number of terms, abbreviations, and acronyms has more than doubled for this new edition, and it includes a topical index and extensively cross-referenced entries. This book explains terms that relate to intelligence operations, intelligence strategies, security classifications, obscure names of intelligence boards and organizations, and methodologies used to produce intelligence analysis. Both entry-level and experienced intelligence professionals in the domestic and foreign intelligence communities find this book useful. This book is more than just a reference book; it is a book to read and enjoy, and from which to learn the art and science of intelligence analysis.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Security and Professional Intelligence Education Series , #14
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- Barnes & Noble
- NOOK Book
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- 633 KB
Meet the Author
Jan Goldman has been both an analyst and educator in the U.S. intelligence community for almost 30 years. He is the founding editor of the International Journal of Intelligence Ethics, and the founding editor of the Scarecrow Professional Intelligence Education Series (SPIES). His previous publications include Words of Intelligence: A Dictionary and Ethics of Spying: A Reader for the Intelligence Professional (2 volumes). He holds a doctorate in education from George Washington University and is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University.
Jan Goldman is Professor of Intelligence and National Security Studies at Tiffin University. He has been an analyst and educator in the intelligence and academic communities for over 30 years. He is the founding editor of a series of textbooks for the intelligence profession, Security Professionals Intelligence Education Series–SPIES (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers), and an academic journal focusing on ethics and intelligence. His most recent publications include War on Terror Encyclopedia: From the Rise of Al Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond, and The Central Intelligence Agency: An Encyclopedia of Covert Operations, Intelligence Gathering, and Spies. He received his doctorate from George Washington University.
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