By Michael A. Turner

While the USA has had a few form of intelligence potential all through its background, its intelligence gear is younger, relationship simply to the interval instantly after global struggle II. but, in that brief a time, it has gone through huge, immense changes—from the labor-intensive espionage and covert motion institution of the Fifties to a contemporary firm that is predicated seriously on digital info, know-how, satellites, airborne assortment structures, and unmanned aerial cars, to call a couple of.

This moment variation covers the heritage of usa intelligence, and comprises a number of key positive factors:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over six hundred cross-referenced entries on key occasions, concerns, humans, operations, legislation, regulations

This booklet is a superb entry aspect for individuals of the intelligence neighborhood; scholars, students, and historians; felony specialists; and basic readers eager to recognize extra concerning the historical past of U.S. intelligence.

Show description

Read or Download Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence (Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence) PDF

Similar government books

Referendums and the European Union: A Comparative Inquiry (Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy)

Why have referendums on eu integration proliferated because the Nineteen Seventies? How are referendums accommodated inside member states' constitutional orders and with what effect at the eu integration procedure? what's the most likely institutional effect of referendums at the way forward for the eu integration method?

The Fence and the Bridge: Geopolitics and Identity along the Canada–US Border

The Fence and the Bridge is ready the advance of the Canada–US border-security courting as an outgrowth of the a lot lengthier Canada–US courting. It means that this dating has been either hugely reflexive and hegemonic through the years, and that such realities are embodied within the metaphorical photos and texts that describe the Canada–US border over its background.

EU Labor Market Policy: Ideas, Thought Communities and Policy Change

The EU's 'social measurement' this day is a fabricated from the ideology of the Nineties. Its employment box is directed to extend the employability of staff and the adaptability of work industry regimes. The publication argues that this social-liberal strategy is better defined with a suite of rules strategically complex by means of 'thought groups' within the coverage strategy.

Economic Voting: A Campaign-Centered Theory

The traditional knowledge of financial balloting concept argues nation's monetary functionality drives electoral results. for that reason, electorate will carry an management liable for its financial stewardship. Austin Hart demanding situations the simplicity of this concept, drawing on cognitive-psychological study on priming to illustrate that the depth of citizens' publicity to monetary crusade messages systematically stipulations the energy of the commercial vote.

Additional info for Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence (Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 31 votes