This Reader in the field of intelligence studies focuses on policy, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and the ongoing debate about the future of intelligence.
The subject of secret intelligence has never enjoyed a higher profile. The terrorist attacks of 9/11, Madrid and London, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the missing WMD, public debates over prisoner interrogation, and new domestic security regulations have all contributed to make this a ‘hot’ subject over the past decade.
Aiming to be more comprehensive than existing books, and to achieve truly international coverage of the field, this book provides key readings and supporting material for students and course convenors. It is divided into four main sections, each of which includes full summaries of each article, further reading suggestions, and student questions:
Comprising essays by leading scholars in the field, Secret Intelligence will be essential reading both for students and for anyone wishing to understand the current relationship between intelligence and policy-making.
By: Peter Kirsch
On the Fields of Glory
By: Michael Corum, Andrew Uffindell
By: Nigel McCrery
Allied Armor in Normandy
By: Yves Buffetaut
British Nannies and the Great War
By: Louise Heren
Naval Policy Between the Wars
By: Stephen Roskill
The Forgotten VCs
By: Brian Best
By: Joern Leonhard, Patrick Camiller
Fallschirmjager: Elite German Paratroops in World War II
By: Diane Canwell, Jon Sutherland