Secret Intelligence : A Reader
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.
Aiming to be more comprehensive than existing books, and to achieve truly international coverage of the field, this expanded and revised new edition of the Secret Intelligence Reader 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:
- The intelligence cycle
- Intelligence, counter-terrorism and security
- Ethics, accountability and control
- Intelligence and the new warfare
Comprising essays by leading scholars in the field, this book is essential reading for students of intelligence, counter-intelligence, strategic studies, national security and IR in general, and for anyone wishing to understand the current relationship between intelligence and policy-making.