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Constructing Cassandra Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Author: Milo Jones; Philippe Silberzahn
Publisher: Palo Alto Stanford University Press 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Constructing Cassandra conducts an inquiry into the intelligence failures at the CIA that resulted in four key strategic surprises experienced by the US: the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the Iranian revolution of 1978, the collapse of the USSR in 1991, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. While some of these events may seem distant, these surprises still play out today in US policy. Although there has been no shortage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Milo Jones; Philippe Silberzahn
ISBN: 9780804785808 0804785805 9780804787154 0804787158
OCLC Number: 927992443
Description: 1 online resource (389 Seiten)

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This book is an inquiry into the intelligence failures at the CIA that resulted in four critical strategic surprises experienced by the US over a fifty-year period which still play out today.  Read more...

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"The authors should be complimented for providing a fresh look at the functioning of the CIA as they analyze the commonalities underlying its numerous intelligence failures. The book touches upon Read more...

 
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