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Facts and fears : hard truths from a life in intelligence

Author: James R Clapper; Trey Brown
Publisher: New York : Penguin Publishing Group, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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-- Facts and Fears Clapper considers such controversial questions as, Is intelligence ethical? Is it moral to intercept communications or to photograph closed societies from orbit? What are the limits of what we should be allowed to do? What protections should we give to the private citizens of the world, not to mention our fellow Americans? Are there times when intelligence officers can lose credibility as unbiased  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: James R Clapper; Barack Obama; James R Clapper; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Clapper; Trey Brown
ISBN: 9780525558651 0525558659
OCLC Number: 1031372854
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages)
Responsibility: James R. Clapper, Trey Brown.

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-- Facts and Fears Clapper considers such controversial questions as, Is intelligence ethical? Is it moral to intercept communications or to photograph closed societies from orbit? What are the limits of what we should be allowed to do? What protections should we give to the private citizens of the world, not to mention our fellow Americans? Are there times when intelligence officers can lose credibility as unbiased reporters of hard truths by inserting themselves into policy decisions? Facts and Fears offers a privileged look inside the U.S. intelligence community and, with the frankness and professionalism for which James Clapper is known, addresses some of the most difficult challenges in our nation's history.

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