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Intelligence and Government in Britain and the United States.

Author: Philip Davies
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2012.
Series: Praeger Security International.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing a dose of reality to the stuff of literary thrillers, this masterful study is the first closely detailed, comparative analysis of the evolution of the modern British and American intelligence communities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Davies, Philip.
Intelligence and Government in Britain and the United States: A Comparative Perspective [2 volumes].
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Davies
ISBN: 9781440802812 1440802815
OCLC Number: 898421995
Description: 1 online resource (865 pages).
Contents: Cover; Volume 1; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Timeline of Key Developments in the U.S. Intelligence Community Machinery; Chapter 1. Intelligence Culture in a Comparative Context; Chapter 2. A Comparative Anatomy of National Intelligence Institutions; Chapter 3. Still Divided by a Common Language; Chapter 4. Intelligence, the ""Interagency, "" and the Collegiality Dilemma; Chapter 5. Gorillas in the Stovepipes: The DCI System before 2001; Chapter 6. The Long Shadow of Pearl, 1941-46; Chapter 7. Fits and Starts, 1947-50. Chapter 8. Ashen Legacies, 1950-60Chapter 9. Descent into Deadlock, 1961-72; Chapter 10. DCI Agonistes, 1972-91; Chapter 11. The Wilderness Years, 1991-2001; Chapter 12. Break Point, 2001; Chapter 13. The Blame Game-Iraq, 2002-3; Chapter 14. Failure, Reform, and the Failure of Reform; Index; About the Author; Volume 2; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Timeline of Key Developments in the UK Intelligence Community Machinery; Chapter 1. British Intelligence in a Comparative Context. Chapter 2. The Whitehall Village Market for Intelligence: The JIC System Prior to 2001Chapter 3. Britain under Siege, 1900-40; Chapter 4. Mobilizing a Central Intelligence Machinery, 1940-45; Chapter 5. The Formalization of Improvisation, 1945-47; Chapter 6. Consolidation and Elaboration, 1947-56; Chapter 7. The Great Centralization, 1957-66; Chapter 8. Testing Times, 1967-91; Chapter 9. All Change, 1991-2002; Chapter 10. Deaf Captains Pick Cherries-Iraq, 2002-3; Chapter 11. Great Shows of Reform, 2005-10; Chapter 12. Lessons Learned, Lessons Not Learned, and Lessons Unlearned; Glossary.
Series Title: Praeger Security International.

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Bringing a dose of reality to the stuff of literary thrillers, this masterful study is the first closely detailed, comparative analysis of the evolution of the modern British and American intelligence communities.

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