Intelligence Power in Peace and War

Intelligence Power in Peace and War

by Michael Herman
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Cambridge University Press


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Intelligence Power in Peace and War

Intelligence services form an important but controversial part of the modern state. Drawing mainly on British and American examples, this book provides an analytic framework for understanding the intelligence community and assessing its value.

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ISBN-13: 9780521562317
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2004
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Evolution and Outline: 1. Antecedents; 2. Organizations; 3. Resources, stages and subjects; Part II. Components and Boundaries: 4. Collection sources; 5. Collection characteristics; 6. All-source analysis and assessment; 7. Boundaries; Part III. Effects: 8. Intelligence and national action; 9. International action; 10. Intelligence and security; 11. Intelligence threats; 12. Intelligence cooperation; Part IV. Accuracy: 13. Failure and remedies; 14. Problems of defence intelligence; 15. Top level assessment; Part V. Evolution and Management: 16. The production process; 17. Managing the community; 18. The agency manager; Part VI. The 1990s and Beyond: 19. National importance; 20. International dimensions; Part VII. Summary: 21. Modern intelligence power.

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