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Vaults, mirrors, and masks : rediscovering U.S. counterintelligence

Author: Jennifer E Sims; Burton L Gerber; Georgetown University. Center for Peace and Security Studies.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2009.
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"Decision makers matching wits with an adversary want intelligence -- good, relevant information to help them win. Intelligence can gain these advantages through directed research and analysis, agile collection, and the timely use of guile and theft. Counterintelligence is the art and practice of defeating these endeavors ... In one indispensable volume, top practitioners and scholars in the field explain the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer E Sims; Burton L Gerber; Georgetown University. Center for Peace and Security Studies.
ISBN: 9781589012677 1589012674
OCLC Number: 233813782
Notes: "In cooperation with the Center for Peace and Security Studies and the George T. Kalaris Memorial Fund, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University."
Description: x, 310 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Democracies and counterintelligence : the enduring challenge / Jennifer E. Sims --
Twenty-first-century counterintelligence : the theoretical basis for reform / Jennifer E. Sims --
Counterintelligence : the American experience / John Fox Jr. and Michael Warner --
Intelligence, counterintelligence, perception, and deception / Robert Jervis --
Counterintelligence and U.S. strategic culture / Austin K. Yamada --
A time for counterespionage / Robert Wallace --
Defense counterintelligence, reconceptualized / Vincent H. Bridgeman --
Counterintelligence and law enforcement / Kathleen L. Kiernan --
Counterintelligence : too narrowly practiced / James R. Gosler --
Economic and industrial espionage : who is eating America's lunch, and how do we stop it? / Harvey Rishikof --
Private-sector counterintelligence strategies / principals for consideration / Rodney Faraon --
A federal approach to domestic intelligence / Timothy R. Sample --
Counterintelligence, counterterrorism, civil liberties, and the domestic intelligence controversy / Richard A. Posner --
The way ahead / Jennifer E. Sims and Burton Gerber.
Other Titles: Vaults, mirrors, & masks
Responsibility: Jennifer E. Sims and Burton Gerber, editors.
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