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An intelligence veteran of more than 30 years, Lowenthal details how the intelligence community's history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions in significant ways. With his clear, succinct writing and friendly prose, he demystifies the constantly changing world of intelligence in this best-selling text.

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This book is intended to provide an understanding of the role of intelligence in creating national security policy and the strengths and weaknesses of the intelligence community. The primary theme of this book, now in its fourth edition, is that intelligence is subservient to policy and that it is most analytically and operationally effective when it works within distinct policy goals. Topics include the development of U.S. intelligence and the U.S. intelligence community, counterintelligence and covert action, oversight and accountability, intelligence reform, and ethical, moral, and transnational issues. Author Lowenthal is a former intelligence official and currently an educator and CEO of a national security training, education, and consulting company. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN:
9780872896000
Author:
Lowenthal, Mark M
Publisher:
CQ Press
Author:
Lowenthal, Mark M.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Intelligence service
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - Intelligence/Espionage
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence
Subject:
Intelligence service -- United States.
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Education-General
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
364
Dimensions:
8.92x6.12x.69 in. 1.11 lbs.

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