Summary: This key Reader in the field of intelligence studies focuses on policy, blending classic essays on concepts and approaches with recent essays dealing with current issues and the ongoing debate about the future of intelligence.
The subject of secret intelligence has never enjoyed a higher profile. The attacks of 9/11, Madrid and London, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the missing WMD, animated public debates over prisoner interrogation and new domestic se ...show morecurity regulations have made this a very hot subject. Intelligence and security services, together with almost all government departments and agencies are responding to new threats.
Aiming to be more comprehensive and current than existing books and to achieve truly international coverage of the field of intelligence, this Reader will provide key course material, with each section including full summaries of each article, a select bibliography and a range of essay questions.
Written by leadingscholars in the field, Secret Intelligence will be essential reading for students and academics of intelligence studies, security studies and international studies in general, and for anyone wishing to understand the current relationship between intelligence and policy-making. ...show less
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