U.S. Intelligence: Evolution and Anatomy / Edition 2

U.S. Intelligence: Evolution and Anatomy / Edition 2

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

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U.S. Intelligence: Evolution and Anatomy / Edition 2

No major twentieth-century power has so short a history of national intelligence agencies or activities as does the United States, and few have been as public or as tumultuous. A major debate has now opened over the future structure, size, and role of U.S. intelligence in the aftermath of the cold war. This unique and fully updated book is a history of the U.S. intelligence community--as well as a detailed description of the organization and function of the major components of the community as they existed at the beginning of 1992. "A welcome and timely update of one of the most concise and objective guides to the history and structure of U.S. intelligence." Representative Dave McCurdy, Chairman, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. House of Representatives

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ISBN-13: 9780275944353
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/1992
Series: The Washington Papers Series
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.41(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents



The Evolution of U.S. Intelligence

Antecedents of the Modern U.S. Intelligence Community

The National Security Apparatus

The Age of Smith and Dulles

Intelligence and an Activist Foreign Policy

The Great Intelligence Investigation

Politicized Intelligence

A "Restored" Intelligence Community

Intelligence in the Post-Cold War World


The Anatomy of U.S. Intelligence

Central Coordination and Management

Intelligence Agencies and Components

Oversight Bodies




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