ISBN-10:
1574883453
ISBN-13:
9781574883459
Pub. Date:
05/30/2002
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence, 3d Edition / Edition 3

Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence, 3d Edition / Edition 3

by Gary J. Schmitt, Abram N. Shulsky
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Overview


A thoroughly updated revision of the first comprehensive overview of intelligence designed for both the student and the general reader, Silent Warfare is an insider’s guide to a shadowy, often misunderstood world. Leading intelligence scholars Abram N. Shulsky and Gary J. Schmitt clearly explain such topics as the principles of collection, analysis, counterintelligence, and covert action, and their interrelationship with policymakers and democratic values.

This new edition takes account of the expanding literature in the field of intelligence and deals with the consequences for intelligence of vast recent changes in telecommunication and computer technology the new “information age.” It also reflects the world’s strategic changes since the end of the Cold War. This landmark book provides a valuable framework for understanding today’s headlines, as well as the many developments likely to come in the real world of the spy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781574883459
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 05/30/2002
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 588,681
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Abram N. Shulsky was a senior fellow at the National Strategy Information Center in Washington when he wrote Silent Warfare. He currently serves in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.


Gary J. Schmitt was also a senior fellow at the National Strategy Information Center while preparing the second edition of this book. He has served as executive director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and as minority staff director of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

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