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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Matthew M Aid
|Description:||viii, 423 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Prologue: The origins of the American cryptologic effort against Russia --
Roller-coaster ride: The travails of American communications intelligence: 1945-1950 --
The storm breaks: Signals intelligence (SIGINT) and the Korean War: 1950-1951 --
Fight for survival: The creation of the National Security Agency --
The inventory of ignorance: SIGINT during the Eisenhower administration: 1953-1961 --
The crisis years: SIGINT and the Kennedy administration: 1961-1963 --
Errors of fact and judgment: SIGINT and the Gulf of Tonkin Incidents --
The wilderness of pain: NSA and the Vietnam War: 1964-1969 --
Riding the whirlwind: NSA during the Johnson administration: 1963-1969 --
Tragedy and triumph: NSA during the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations --
Dancing on the edge of a volcano: NSA during the Reagan and Bush administrations --
Troubles in paradise: From Desert Storm to the War on Terror --
Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory: 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan --
A mountain out of a molehill: NSA and the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction scandal --
The dark victory: NSA and the invasion of Iraq: March-April 2003 --
The good, the bad, and the ugly: SIGINT and combating the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan --
Crisis in the ranks: The current status of the National Security Agency.
|Other Titles:||Secret sentry, the untold history of the NSA
Untold history of the National Security Agency
|Responsibility:||Matthew M. Aid.|
- United States. -- National Security Agency -- History.
- Intelligence service -- United States.
- Electronic surveillance -- United States.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
- United States. -- National Security Agency.
- Politics and government
- Electronic surveillance.
- Intelligence service.
- United States.