Intelligence, Crises and Security: Prospects and Retrospects

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Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes
Routledge, 13 set 2013 - 288 pagine
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This collection of essays by leading experts seeks to explore what lessons for the exploitation and management of secret intelligence might be drawn from a variety of case studies ranging from the 1920s to the ‘War on Terror’.

Long regarded as the ‘missing dimension’ of international history and politics, public and academic interest in the role of secret intelligence has continued to grow in recent years, not least as a result of controversy surrounding the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11 2001.

Intelligence, Crises and Security addresses a range of themes including: crisis management, covert diplomacy, intelligence tradecraft, counterterrorism, intelligence ‘overload’, intelligence in relation to neutral states, deception, and signals intelligence. The work breaks new ground in relation to numerous key international episodes and events, not least as a result of fresh disclosures from government archives across the world.

This book was previously published as a special issue of Intelligence and National Security.

 

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Lessons from History?
1
The British Experiences of 187778 1922 and 1938
23
Intelligence and CounterInsurgency in Morocco and Syria after the First World War
45
Britain Britons Covert Action and the Yemen Civil War 196264
65
An Open Source Review of Intelligence Method and Process since 911
86
6 The CIA in Western Europe and the Abuse of Human Rights
108
Switzerland Neutrality and the Problems of Intelligence Collection and Liaison
130
The Egyptian Deception and the Yom Kippur War
157
9 The Western Secret Services the East German Ministry of State Security and the Building of the Berlin Wall
177
10 Intelligence Iraq and the Limits of Legislative Accountability during Political Crisis
196
The Mother of all Intelligence Failures
232
Index
259
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