America's Security Agencies: The Department of Homeland Security, FBI, NSA, and CIA

America's Security Agencies: The Department of Homeland Security, FBI, NSA, and CIA

by Thomas Streissguth

Hardcover(Library Binding)

$33.27

Overview

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and National Security Agency (NSA) have been protecting Americans for decades. The events following the 9/11 attacks led to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in 2002. Inside, you will find a thorough examination of each agency and department-its creation, history, structure, inner workings, and importance as they work hard to protect Americans at home and abroad.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598450583
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/2008
Series: The Federal Government Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.79(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

About MyReportLinks.com Books     4
Time Line     6
The Department of Homeland Security     7
Tasks of Homeland Security     19
The OSS and the CIA     32
Working for the CIA     47
The National Security Agency     60
Intercepts and Analysis     74
The History of the FBI     86
How the FBI Works     98
Report Links     116
Glossary     118
Chapter Notes     120
Further Reading     125
Index     126

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