The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence

Paperback | June 14, 2012

EditorLoch K. Johnson

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The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence is a state-of-the-art work on intelligence and national security. Edited by Loch Johnson, one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, the handbook examines the topic in full, beginning with an examination of the major theories ofintelligence. It then shifts its focus to how intelligence agencies operate, how they collect information from around the world, the problems that come with transforming "raw" information into credible analysis, and the difficulties in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. It also considersthe balance between secrecy and public accountability, and the ethical dilemmas that covert and counterintelligence operations routinely present to intelligence agencies. Throughout, contributors factor in broader historical and political contexts that are integral to understanding how intelligenceagencies function in our information-dominated age.

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The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence is a state-of-the-art work on intelligence and national security. Edited by Loch Johnson, one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, the handbook examines the topic in full, beginning with an examination of the major theories ofintelligence. It then shifts its focus to h...

Loch K. Johnson is Regents Professor and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:912 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.68 inPublished:June 14, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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About the ContributorsGlossaryPart I Introduction1. Loch K. Johnson: National Security Intelligence2. Sir Richard Dearlove: National Security and Public Anxiety: Our Changing PerceptionsPart II Theory and Method3. Peter Gill: Theories of Intelligence4. James J. Wirtz: The Sources and Methods of Intelligence Studies5. Nicholas Dujmovic: Getting Intelligence History Right: Reflections and Recommendations from the Inside6. John Gentry: Assessing Intelligence PerformancePart III The Evolution of Modern Intelligence7. Michael Warner: The Rise of the U.S. Intelligence System, 1917-19778. Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones: The Rise and Fall of the CIA9. Len Scott: British Strategic Intelligence and the Cold War10. John Ferris: Signals Intelligence in War and Power Politics, 1914-200811. Michael Absher, Michael Desch, and Roman Popadiuk: The President's Intelligence Advisory Board12. Fred F. Manget: Intelligence and Law Enforcement13. A. Denis Clift: Evolution of International Collaboration in the Global Intelligence EraPart IV Intelligence Collection and Processing14. Arthur S. Hulnick: The Dilemma of Open Source Intelligence: Is OSINT Really Intelligence?15. Mathew M. Aid: The Troubled Inheritance: The National Security Agency and the Obama Administration16. Frederick P. Hitz: The Human Collection of Intelligence17. A. Walter Dorn: United Nations Peacekeeping Intelligence18. Patrick R. Keefe: Privatized Spying: The Emerging Intelligence Industry19. Arne Kislenko: Guarding the Border: Intelligence and Law Enforcement in Canada's Immigration System20. William G. Weaver and Robert M. Pallitto: Extraordinary RenditionPart V Intelligence Analysis and Production21. Gregory F. Treverton: Addressing "Complexities" in Homeland Security22. Uri Bar-Joseph and Rose Mcdermott: The Intelligence Analysis Crisis23. Richard L. Russell: Competitive Analysis: Techniques for Better Gauging Enemy Political Intentions and Military Capabilities24. Jennifer Sims: Decision Advantage and the Nature of Intelligence Analysis25. William M. Nolte: Intelligence Analysis in an Uncertain Environment26. Richard A. Best Jr.: The Dilemma of Defense IntelligencePart VI Intelligence Dissemination27. Mark M. Lowenthal: The Policymaker-Intelligence Relationship28. Peter Jackson: On Uncertainty and the Limits of Intelligence29. Paul Pillar: The Perils of Politicization30. David Robarge: Leadership in an Intelligence Organization: The Directors of Central Intelligence and the CIAPart VII Counterintelligence31. Ray Batvinis: The Future of FBI Counterintelligence through the Lense of the Past One Hundred Years32. Stan A. Taylor and Kayle Buchanan: Treason: "'Tis Worse than Murder"33. Paul J. Redman: The Challenges of Counterintelligence34. Timothy Gibbs: Catching An Atom Spy: MI5 and the Investigation of Klaus FuchsPart VIII Covert Action35. Jennifer D. Kibbe: Covert Action, Pentagon Style36. James E. Baker: Covert Action: United States Law in Substance, Process, and Practice37. William J. Daugherty: Covert Action: Strengths and WeaknessesPart IX Intelligence Accountability38. James R. Clapper Jr.: The Role of Defense in Shaping U.S. Intelligence Reform39. Ian Leigh: Intelligence and the Law in the United Kingdom40. Louise Fisher: Rethinking the State Secrets Privilege41. Stuart Farson and Reg Whitaker: Accounting for the Future or the Past? Developing Accountability and Oversight Systems to Meet Future Intelligence Needs42. Mark Pythian: "A Very British Institution": The Intelligence and Security Committee and Intelligence Accountability in the United Kingdom43. Glenn Hastedt: The Politics of Intelligence Accountability44. Michael Andregg: Ethics and Professional IntelligencePart X Intelligence in Other Lands45. Thomas C. Bruneau and Florina Cristiana (Cris) Matei: Intelligence in the Developing Democracies: The Quest for Transparency and Effectiveness46. Robert W. Pringle: The Intelligence Services of Russian47. Wolfgang Krieger: The German Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND): Evolution and Current Policy Issues48. Ephraim Kahana: Israeli Intelligence: Organization, Failures, and Successes49. David Martin Jones: Intelligence and National Security: The Australian ExperienceIndex