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Intelligence

The Secret World of Spies, An Anthology

Sixth Edition

Loch K. Johnson and Author James J. Wirtz

Publication Date - December 2022

ISBN: 9780197667064

576 pages
Paperback
8 x 10 inches

In Stock

The most up-to-date reader in intelligence studies

Description

Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies, An Anthology, is the most up-to-date reader in intelligence studies. Editors Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz present a diverse, comprehensive, and highly accessible set of thirty-five readings by leading experts in the field. This unique volume features coverage of many topics including 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, cybersecurity and intelligence, and the global struggle against ISIS.

The anthology includes:

* Articles examining a wide variety of important issues (satellite surveillance, 9/11, the search for WMDs in Iraq, homeland security, and counterterrorism)
* An epilogue analyzing the current state of intelligence
* 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 nationsand the implementation of lessons learned from historical major intelligence failures.

New to this Edition

  • Thirteen new articles covering intelligence research, accountability, reporting, covert action, morality, and ethics
  • Adds coverage of comparisons of the American intelligence system with the secret agencies of other nations

Features

  • Thirty-five readings on surveillance, intelligence, homeland security, accountability and civil liberties, cybersecurity, and more from leading experts in the field
  • Introductory essays before each set of readings
  • Discussion questions after each chapter, glossary, and select bibliography to deepen students' learning

About the Author(s)

Loch K. Johnson is the Regents Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia.

James J. Wirtz is Dean of the School of International Graduate Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

Table of Contents

    About this Book
    Preface
    About the Editors
    About the Contributors

    PART I. INTELLIGENCE STUDIES: AN INTRODUCTION
    Introduction
    1. Sources and Methods for the Study of Intelligence, Michael Warner
    2. The British Experience with Intelligence, Percy Cradock
    3. History of the Central Intelligence Agency, Anne Karalekas

    PART II. INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION
    Introduction
    4. The Intelligence Cycle, Arthur S. Hulnick
    5. Human Source Intelligence, Frederick P. Hitz
    6. Open-Source Intelligence, Stephen C. Mercado

    PART III. INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS
    Introduction
    7. Analysis, War, and Decision: Why Intelligence Failures
    Are Inevitable
    Richard K. Betts
    8. Words of Estimative Probability
    Sherman Kent
    9. CIA Analysis of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
    David S. Robarge

    PART IV. INTELLIGENCE AND THE POLICYMAKER
    Introduction
    10. A Policymaker's Perspective on Intelligence Analysis
    Robert D. Blackwill and Jack Davis
    11. Tribal Tongues: Intelligence Consumers, Intelligence Producers
    Mark M. Lowenthal
    12. The President's Daily Brief: Managing the Relationship Between Intelligence and the Policymaker
    Adrian Wolfberg

    PART V. THE DANGER OF INTELLIGENCE POLITICIZATION
    Introduction
    13. The Intelligence-Policy Nexus
    James J. Wirtz
    14. Safeguarding Objectivity in Intelligence Analysis
    Barry Zulauf

    PART VI. COVERT ACTION
    Introduction
    15. The Forms of Covert Action
    Loch Johnson
    16. Covert Action and Plausible Denial
    Rory Cormac and Richard J. Aldrich
    17. Pursuing Peace: The Strategic Limits of Drone Warfare
    Elke Schwarz
    18. Assassination as an Instrument of American Foreign Policy
    Bruce D. Berkowitz

    PART VII. COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
    Introduction
    19. The Challenges of Counterintelligence
    Paul J. Redmond
    20. Cold War Spies: Why They Spied and How They Got Caught
    Stan A. Taylor and Daniel Snow
    21. Treachery Inside the CIA
    Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
    22. Dealing with Deception in the World of Intelligence
    Cynthia M. Grabo

    PART VIII. ACCOUNTABILITY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
    Introduction
    23. Intelligence: Welcome to the American Government
    Gregory F. Treverton
    24. Intelligence and the Rise of Judicial Accountability
    Frederic F. Manget
    25. Congressional Supervision of America's Secret Agencies: The Experience And Legacy of The Church Committee
    Loch K. Johnson
    26. Forum on the Implications of the Snowden Leaks of
    NSA Documents
    Loch K. Johnson, Richard J. Aldrich and Christopher Moran, David M. Barrett, Glenn Hastedt, Robert Jervis, Wolfgang Krieger, Rose McDermott, Sir David Omand, Mark Phythian, Wesley K. Wark

    PART IX. INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: FROM 9/11 AND IRAQI WMD TO COVID-19 AND CYBER OPERATIONS
    Introduction
    27. 9/11 Intelligence Failure
    Kean Commission
    28. Spying Blind
    Amy B. Zegart
    29. Ethics and Intelligence
    Michael Herman
    30. Intelligence Warning and the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Daniel Gressang and James J. Wirtz
    31. Intelligence and Cyber-Space
    Michael Warner

    PART X. INTELLIGENCE: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
    Introduction
    31. Soviet Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis
    Raymond L. Garthoff
    32. Intelligence Accountability in the UK
    Mark Phythian
    33. Intelligence Accountability in Canada
    34. German Intelligence in the Shadow of the Third Reich
    Wolfgang Krieger
    35. The "Five Eyes" Intelligence Liaison Alliance
    Patrick F. Walsh and Seumas Miller
    U.S. Intelligence Leadership, 1947-2018
    The Organization of the U.S. Intelligence Community

    Glossary
    Select Bibliography
    Name Index
    Subject Index