The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence

The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence

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The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence is a state-of-the-art work on intelligence and national security. Edited by Loch Johnson, one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, the handbook examines the topic in full, beginning with an examination of the major theories of intelligence. It then shifts its focus to how intelligence agencies operate, how they collect information from around the world, the problems that come with
transforming "raw" information into credible analysis, and the difficulties in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. It also considers the balance between secrecy and public accountability, and the ethical dilemmas that covert and counterintelligence operations routinely present to intelligence agencies.
Throughout, contributors factor in broader historical and political contexts that are integral to understanding how intelligence agencies function in our information-dominated age.
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  • Paperback | 912 pages
  • 170 x 248 x 39mm | 1,372g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations
  • 0199929475
  • 9780199929474
  • 217,993

Table of contents

About the Contributors ; Glossary ; PART I INTRODUCTION ; 1. National Security Intelligence ; LOCH K. JOHNSON ; 2. National Security and Public Anxiety: Our Changing Perceptions ; SIR RICHARD DEARLOVE ; PART II THEORY AND METHOD ; 3. Theories of Intelligence ; PETER GILL ; 4. The Sources and Methods of Intelligence Studies ; JAMES J. WIRTZ ; 5. Getting Intelligence History Right: Reflections and Recommendations from the Inside ; NICHOLAS DUJMOVIC ; 6. Assessing Intelligence Performance ; JOHN GENTRY ; PART III THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN INTELLIGENCE ; 7. The Rise of the U.S. Intelligence System, 1917-1977 ; MICHAEL WARNER ; 8. The Rise and Fall of the CIA ; RHODRI JEFFREYS-JONES ; 9. British Strategic Intelligence and the Cold War ; LEN SCOTT ; 10. Signals Intelligence in War and Power Politics, 1914-2008 ; JOHN FERRIS ; 11. The President's Intelligence Advisory Board ; MICHAEL ABSHER, MICHAEL DESCH, and ROMAN POPADIUK ; 12. Intelligence and Law Enforcement ; FRED F. MANGET ; 13. Evolution of International Collaboration in the Global Intelligence Era ; A. DENIS CLIFT ; PART IV INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING ; 14. The Dilemma of Open Source Intelligence: Is OSINT Really Intelligence? ; ARTHUR S. HULNICK ; 15. The Troubled Inheritance: The National Security Agency and the Obama Administration ; MATTHEW M. AID ; 16. The Human Collection of Intelligence ; FREDERICK P. HITZ ; 17. United Nations Peacekeeping Intelligence ; A. WALTER DORN ; 18. Privatized Spying: The Emerging Intelligence Industry ; PATRICK R. KEEFE ; 19. Guarding the Border: Intelligence and Law Enforcement in Canada's Immigration System ; ARNE KISLENKO ; 20. Extraordinary Rendition ; WILLIAM G. WEAVER & ROBERT M. PALLITTO ; PART V INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS AND PRODUCTION ; 21. Addressing <"Complexities>" in Homeland Security ; GREGORY F. TREVERTON ; 22. The Intelligence Analysis Crisis ; URI BAR-JOSEPH AND ROSE MCDERMOTT ; 23. Competitive Analysis: Techniques for Better Gauging Enemy Political Intentions and Military Capabilities ; RICHARD L. RUSSELL ; 24. Decision Advantage and the Nature of Intelligence Analysis ; JENNIFER SIMS ; 25. Intelligence Analysis in an Uncertain Environment ; WILLIAM M. NOLTE ; 26. The Dilemma of Defense Intelligence ; RICHARD A. BEST, JR. ; PART VI INTELLIGENCE DISSEMINATION ; 27. The Policymaker-Intelligence Relationship ; MARK M. LOWENTHAL ; 28. On Uncertainty and the Limits of Intelligence ; PETER JACKSON ; 29. The Perils of Politicization ; PAUL PILLAR ; 30. Leadership in an Intelligence Organization: The Directors of Central Intelligence and the CIA ; DAVID ROBARGE ; PART VII COUNTERINTELLIGENCE ; 31. The Future of FBI Counterintelligence through the Lense of the Past One Hundred Years ; RAY BATVINIS ; 32. Treason: <"'Tis Worse than Murder>" ; STAN A. TAYLOR & KAYLE BUCHANAN ; 33. The Challenges of Counterintelligence ; PAUL J. REDMAN ; 34. Catching An Atom Spy: MI5 and the Investigation of Klaus Fuchs ; TIMOTHY GIBBSPART VIII COVERT ACTION ; 35. Covert Action, Pentagon Style ; JENNIFER D. KIBBE ; 36. Covert Action: United States Law in Substance, Process, and Practice ; JAMES E. BAKER ; 37. Covert Action: Strengths and Weaknesses ; WILLIAM J. DAUGHERTY ; PART IX INTELLIGENCE ACCOUNTABILITY ; 38. The Role of Defense in Shaping U.S. Intelligence Reform ; JAMES R. CLAPPER, JR. ; 39. Intelligence and the Law in the United Kingdom ; IAN LEIGH ; 40. Rethinking the State Secrets Privilege ; LOUIS FISHER ; 41. Accounting for the Future or the Past? Developing Accountability and Oversight Systems to Meet Future Intelligence Needs ; STUART FARSON & REG WHITAKER ; 42. <"A Very British Institution>": The Intelligence and Security Committee and Intelligence Accountability in the United Kingdom ; MARK PYTHIAN ; 43. The Politics of Intelligence Accountability ; GLENN HASTEDT ; 44. Ethics and Professional Intelligence ; MICHAEL ANDREGG ; PART X INTELLIGENCE IN OTHER LANDS ; 45. Intelligence in the Developing Democracies: The Quest for Transparency and Effectiveness ; THOMAS C. BRUNEAU & FLORINA CRISTIANA (CRIS) MATEI ; 46. The Intelligence Services of Russian ; ROBERT W. PRINGLE ; 47. The German Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND): Evolution and Current Policy Issues ; WOLFGANG KRIEGER ; 48. Israeli Intelligence: Organization, Failures, and Successes ; EPHRAIM KAHANA ; 49. Intelligence and National Security: The Australian Experience ; DAVID MARTIN JONES ; Index
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The book is n[sic] extremely comprehensive collection of papers and articles by highly respected scholars and practitioners on the theory and practice of intelligence work. An extremely valuable resource for researchers and practitioners alike. * Adrian James, University of Portsmouth *
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About Loch K. Johnson

Loch K. Johnson is Regents Professor and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia.
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