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Studies in Intelligence


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The growing interest in intelligence activities and the opening of hitherto closed archives since the end of the Cold War has stimulated this series of scholarly monographs, wartime memoirs and edited collections. With contributions from leading academics and prominent members of the intelligence community, this series has quickly become the leading forum for the academic study of intelligence.

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Controlling Intelligence

Controlling Intelligence

1st Edition

Glenn P. Hastedt
September 13, 2012

The vital ingredient in the formulation and execution of a successful foreign policy is intelligence. For the USA, as the Bay of Pigs incident and the Iran-Contra affair have shown, controlling intelligence is a problem which policy-makers and concerned citizens have rarely examined and imperfectly...

The US Government, Citizen Groups and the Cold War: The State-Private Network

The US Government, Citizen Groups and the Cold War: The State-Private Network

1st Edition

Helen Laville, Hugh Wilford
September 13, 2012

This new book examines the construction, activities and impact of the network of US state and private groups in the Cold War. By moving beyond state-dominated, ‘top-down’ interpretations of international relations and exploring instead the engagement and mobilization of whole societies and...

International Intelligence Cooperation and Accountability

International Intelligence Cooperation and Accountability

1st Edition

Hans Born, Ian Leigh, Aidan Wills
July 23, 2012

This book examines how international intelligence cooperation has come to prominence post-9/11 and introduces the main accountability, legal and human rights challenges that it poses. Since the end of the Cold War, the threats that intelligence services are tasked with confronting have become...

Intelligence Cooperation and the War on Terror: Anglo-American Security Relations after 9/11

Intelligence Cooperation and the War on Terror: Anglo-American Security Relations after 9/11

1st Edition

Adam D.M. Svendsen
April 16, 2012

This book provides an in-depth analysis of UK-US intelligence cooperation in the post-9/11 world. Seeking to connect an analysis of intelligence liaison with the wider realm of Anglo-American Relations, the book draws on a wide range of interviews and consultations with key actors in both countries...

The South African Intelligence Services: From Apartheid to Democracy, 1948-2005

The South African Intelligence Services: From Apartheid to Democracy, 1948-2005

1st Edition

Kevin A. O'Brien
March 22, 2012

This book is the first full history of South African intelligence and provides a detailed examination of the various stages in the evolution of South Africa’s intelligence organizations and structures. Covering the apartheid period of 1948-90, the transition from apartheid to democracy of 1990-94,...

Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945

Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945

1st Edition

Douglas Ford
November 16, 2011

A new look at how Britain’s defence establishment learned to engage Japan’s armed forces as the Pacific War progressed.  Douglas Ford reveals that, prior to Japan’s invasion of Southeast Asia in December 1941, the British held a contemptuous view of Japanese military...

East German Foreign Intelligence: Myth, Reality and Controversy

East German Foreign Intelligence: Myth, Reality and Controversy

1st Edition

Kristie Macrakis, Thomas Wegener Friis, Helmut Müller-Enbergs
August 30, 2011

This edited book examines the East German foreign intelligence service (Hauptverwaltung Aufklärung, or HVA) as a historical problem, covering politics, scientific-technical and military intelligence and counterintelligence. The contributors broaden the conventional view of East German...

The Egyptian Intelligence Service: A History of the Mukhabarat, 1910-2009

The Egyptian Intelligence Service: A History of the Mukhabarat, 1910-2009

1st Edition

Owen L. Sirrs
June 06, 2011

This book analyzes how the Egyptian intelligence community has adapted to shifting national security threats since its inception 100 years ago.  Starting in 1910, when the modern Egyptian intelligence system was created to deal with militant nationalists and Islamists, the book...

Intelligence Theory: Key Questions and Debates

Intelligence Theory: Key Questions and Debates

1st Edition

Peter Gill, Stephen Marrin, Mark Phythian
June 08, 2009

This edited volume brings together a range of essays by individuals who are centrally involved in the debate about the role and utility of theory in intelligence studies. The volume includes both classic essays and new articles that critically analyse some key issues: strategic intelligence, the...

US National Security, Intelligence and Democracy: From the Church Committee to the War on Terror

US National Security, Intelligence and Democracy: From the Church Committee to the War on Terror

1st Edition

Russell A. Miller
January 31, 2009

This volume examines the investigation by the 1975 Senate Select Committee (‘Church Committee’) into US intelligence abuses during the Cold War, and considers its lessons for the current ‘war on terror’. This report remains the most thorough public record of America’s intelligence services, and...

Peacekeeping Intelligence: New Players, Extended Boundaries

Peacekeeping Intelligence: New Players, Extended Boundaries

1st Edition

David Carment, Martin Rudner
January 30, 2009

This is a new evaluation of the role, dynamics and challenges of intelligence in peacekeeping activities and its place in a much wider social, economic and political context. It assesses the role of coalition forces, law enforcement agencies, development institutions, and non-governmental...

Military Intelligence and the Arab Revolt: The First Modern Intelligence War

Military Intelligence and the Arab Revolt: The First Modern Intelligence War

1st Edition

Polly A. Mohs
November 01, 2008

Military Intelligence and the Arab Revolt examines the use and exploitation of intelligence in formulating Britain’s strategy for the Arab Revolt during the First World War. It also presents a radical re-examination of the achievements of T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) as an intelligence...

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