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Silent warfare : understanding the world of intelligence

Author: Abram N Shulsky; Gary James Schmitt
Publisher: Washington : Brassey's (US), ©1993.
Series: Intelligence & national security library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., rev. / rev. by Gary J. SchmittView all editions and formats
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An updated revision of the first comprehensive overview of intelligence designed for both the student and the general reader, Silent Warfare is an insider?s guide to a shadowy, often misunderstood world. Leading intelligence scholars Abram N. Shulsky and Gary J. Schmitt clearly explain such topics as the principles of collection, analysis, counterintelligence, and covert action, and their interrelationship with  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shulsky, Abram N.
Silent warfare.
Washington : Brassey's (US), ©1993
(OCoLC)621341924
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abram N Shulsky; Gary James Schmitt
ISBN: 0028810252 9780028810256
OCLC Number: 27975565
Description: xvii, 285 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Writing about Secrets --
What is Intelligence? --
The Scope of Intelligence --
Intelligence and the Information Age --
The Elements of Intelligence --
Spies, Machines, and Libraries: Collecting the Data --
Human Intelligence Collection --
Technical Intelligence Collection --
Comparison of Humint and Techint --
Open-Source Collection --
What Does it all Mean? Intelligence Analysis and Production --
What Is Analysis? --
The Intelligence Product --
Intelligence Failure and Surprise --
Working Behind the Scenes: Covert Action --
What Is Covert Action? --
Types and Examples of Covert Action --
Covert Action and Secrecy --
Covert Action and Intelligence --
Spy Versus Spy: Counterintelligence --
The Classification of Information --
Security --
Counterespionage --
Multidisciplinary Counterintelligence (MDCI) --
Deception and Counterdeception --
Counterintelligence Analysis --
Guarding the Guardians: The Management of Intelligence --
Secrecy and Control --
Expertise and Policy --
Intelligence and the "information Age" --
Intelligence and Democracy --
Two Views of Intelligence --
Historical Development of the American View --
Intelligence and Moral Issues --
Toward a Theory of Intelligence.
Series Title: Intelligence & national security library.
Responsibility: Abram N. Shulsky ; foreword by Roy Godson.

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Revised edition of an introduction to the world of intelligence in the cloak and dagger sense of the word. Derived from a college course developed by the author, the text provides an overview of the  Read more...

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