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Secret agencies : U.S. intelligence in a hostile world

Author: Loch K Johnson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Secret agencies have the capacity not only to safeguard democracy but also to subvert it ... As such, they deserve both our support and our scrutiny."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johnson, Loch K., 1942-
Secret agencies
(DLC) 96008610
(OCoLC)34669264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Loch K Johnson
ISBN: 9780300157543 0300157541
OCLC Number: 898275106
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 262 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Meanings of Methods of Intelligence --
Ch. 2. The Evolution of the Intelligence Missions --
Ch. 3. The Ethics of Covert Operations --
Ch. 4. Intelligence Accountability --
Ch. 5. The Distinctiveness of American Intelligence --
Ch. 6. Intelligence and Economic Security --
Ch. 7. An Assessment of American Intelligence --
Appendix A. Directors of Central Intelligence --
Appendix B. Chronology of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Responsibility: Loch K. Johnson.
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"Secret agencies have the capacity not only to safeguard democracy but also to subvert it ... As such, they deserve both our support and our scrutiny."--Jacket.

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