The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence by Loch K. JohnsonThis book surveys the current literature on national security intelligence, presenting a synthesis of theories and findings. The Handbook discusses national security intelligence within a political and historical context, explaining how intelligence agencies operate and how they collect information from around the world. It examines the problems that come with transforming raw information into credible analysis, and the difficulties involved in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. It explores the balance between secrecy and public accountability, and the ethical dilemmas that covert operations routinely present to intelligence agencies.
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Publication Date: 2010
Words of Intelligence by Jan GoldmanThis dictionary is an invaluable tool for those requiring a working knowledge of intelligence-related issues from both a foreign intelligence perspective and a local perspective for law enforcement officials. This book explains terms that relate to intelligence operations, intelligence strategies, security classifications, obscure names of intelligence boards and organizations, and methodologies used to produce intelligence analysis.
Intelligence Success and Failure by Rose McDermott; Uri Bar-JosephIntelligence Success and Failure presents a new theory in the study of strategic surprise that claims the key explanation for warning failure is not unintentional action, but rather, motivated biases in key intelligence and central leaders that null any sense of doubt prior to surprise attacks.
This database profiles every significant terrorist and insurgent movement worldwide, with summaries of threat levels, status, founding date, aims and objectives, and leadership. In-depth threat analyses focus on recent attacks, claims of responsibility, targeting and tactics, personnel and recruitment, operational preparedness and limiting factors.
This military intelligence resource delivers detailed defensive capability assessments and in-depth analysis of national and transnational security and state stability risk factors, providing a comprehensive view of conventional and asymmetric threat landscapes around the world.