RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 233813782 LA English T1 Vaults, mirrors, and masks : rediscovering U.S. counterintelligence A1 Sims, Jennifer E., Gerber, Burton L., Georgetown University., Center for Peace and Security Studies., PB Georgetown University Press PP Washington, D.C. YR 2009 SN 9781589012677 1589012674 AB "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 importance of counterintelligence today and explore the causes of -- and practical solutions for -- U.S. counterintelligence weaknesses. These experts stress the importance of developing a sound strategic vision in order to improve U.S. counterintelligence and emphasize the challenges posed by technological change, confused purposes, political culture, and bureaucratic rigidity." --P.  of cover.