Intelligence: The Secret World Of Spies: An Anthology

  • Publish Date: 2010-08-20
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Loch K. Johnson;James J. Wirtz

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Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies--An Anthology, Third Edition, is the most up-to-date reader in intelligence studies. Editors Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz present a diverse, comprehensive, and yet highly accessible set of readings from leading experts in the field.

Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition includes:

* Twenty-four new articles examining a wide variety of important issues (satellite surveillance, 9/11, the search for WMDs in Iraq, homeland security, and counterterrorism)
* A new epilogue analyzing the current state of intelligence
* Updated introductions at the beginning of each piece that help to contextualize chapter content
* Discussion questions at the end of each chapter that reinforce key concepts and encourage class participation
* Comprehensive coverage of many hot topics including the history of intelligence, how the United States gathers and interprets global information, the meaning of security intelligence, methods of intelligence collection, intelligence analysis, the danger of intelligence politicization, relationships between intelligence officers and the policymakers they serve, covert action, counterintelligence, accountability and civil liberties, the implications of major intelligence failures in 2001 and 2003, and intelligence as practiced in other nations

The most engaging, current--and expertly edited--anthology available, Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies--An Anthology, Third Edition, is ideal for courses in intelligence and homeland security.

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