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Spying blind : the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11

Author: Amy B Zegart
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an examination of the intelligence failures that preceded September 11. This work shows how and why the intelligence system itself left us vulnerable. It argues that after the Cold War  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy B Zegart
ISBN: 9780691141039 0691141037
OCLC Number: 276340784
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Awards: Joint winner of National Academy of Public Administration Louis Brownlow Award 2008
Description: xvi, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An organizational view of 9/11 --
Canaries in the coal mine : the case for failed adaptation --
Crossing an academic no-man's land : explaining failed adaptation --
Fighting Osama one bureaucrat at a time : adaptation failure in the CIA --
Signals found and lost : the CIA and 9/11 --
Real men don't type : adaptation failure in the FBI --
Evidence teams at the ready : the FBI and 9/11 --
The more things change--
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Appendix : Intelligence reform catalog methodology.
Responsibility: Amy B. Zegart.

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