By Ivo H. Daalder,Terry Terriff
By William Damon
By Bruce Hoffman
Hoffman examines the demographics of latest terrorist leaders and recruits; the ongoing use of suicide bombers; and the chance of a chemical, organic, radiological, or nuclear terrorist strike. He additionally considers the resurgence of violent antigovernment militants, together with white supremacists and rivals of abortion. He argues that the warfare on terrorism didn't finish with Osama bin Laden's demise and that ongoing instability and strife in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Yemen, between different areas, will either maintain terrorist hobbies and feature huge implications for household and foreign safety round the globe.
By William R. Johnson,William Hood
A vintage in Counterintelligence—Now again in Print
Originally released in 1987, Thwarting Enemies at domestic and Abroad is a special primer that teaches the rules, method, and tradecraft of counterintelligence (CI). CI is usually misunderstood and narrowly equated with safeguard and catching spies, that are purely a part of the image. As William R. Johnson explains, CI is the paintings of actively holding secrets and techniques but additionally aggressively thwarting, penetrating, and deceiving adverse intelligence agencies to neutralize or perhaps manage their operations.
Johnson, a occupation CIA intelligence officer, lucidly provides the nuts and bolts of the company of counterintelligence and the features that make an excellent CI officer. even though written throughout the overdue chilly battle, this booklet is still important for intelligence pros, students, and scholars as the uncomplicated rules of CI are principally undying. normal readers will benefit from the full of life narrative and distinct descriptions of tradecraft that exhibit the true international of intelligence and espionage. a brand new foreword via former CIA officer and famous writer William Hood offers a latest standpoint in this necessary ebook and its author.
By Murray Hiebert,Phuong Nguyen,Gregory B. Poling
By Mark Seaman
This detailed ebook offers a correct and trustworthy overview of the specific Operations government (SOE). It brings jointly major authors to envision the association from more than a few key angles.
This learn indicates how historians have equipped at the first foreign convention at the SOE on the Imperial battle Museum in 1998. the discharge of many documents then allowed historians to increase the 1st authoritative analyses of the organization’s actions and a number of other of its brokers and employees officials have been in a position to take part. on account that this groundbreaking convention, clean study has endured and its unique papers are right here amended to take account of the entire diversity of SOE records which have been published to the nationwide records. The attention-grabbing tales they inform diversity from overviews of labor in one state to specific operations and the influence of key personalities.
SOE used to be a remarkably cutting edge association. It performed an important half within the Allied victory whereas its theories of clandestine battle and specialized gear had a tremendous influence upon the post-war global. SOE proved that battle don't need to be fought by way of traditional equipment and by means of squaddies in uniform. The association laid a lot of the basis for the improvement of abnormal war that characterised the second one half the 20th century and that's nonetheless right here, stronger than ever, in the beginning of the twenty-first.
This publication might be of significant curiosity to scholars of worldwide conflict II heritage, intelligence reports and specified operations, in addition to normal readers with an curiosity in SOE and international battle II.
By Yoichiro Sato,See Seng Tan
By U.S. Government,Library of Congress
By Robert D. Lamb,Johanna Mendelson Forman
By James L. Gilbert
Gilbert explores how at the domestic entrance, US military counterintelligence confronted either inner and exterior threats that begun with the Army’s transforming into matters over the loyalty of resident extraterrestrial beings who have been being drafted into the ranks and shortly developed into the rooting out of enemy saboteurs and spies rationale on doing nice damage to America’s conflict attempt. to accomplish their targets, counterintelligence group of workers relied upon significant strides within the parts of code breaking and detection of mystery inks. in a foreign country, the intelligence attempt proved way more large when it comes to assets and missions, even attaining into within sight impartial international locations. Intelligence in the American Expeditionary Forces used to be seriously indebted to its Allied opposite numbers who not just supplied an organizational blueprint but additionally veteran teachers and gear had to teach newly arriving intelligence experts. fast advances by means of American intelligence have been additionally made attainable through the appointment of powerfuble leaders and the recruitment of hugely stimulated and expert group of workers; likewise, the Army’s selection to assign the majority of its linguists to aid intelligence proved severe. international warfare i might witness the linkage among intelligence and rising technologies—from using cameras in airplane to the intercept of enemy radio transmissions. both major used to be the advent of recent intelligence disciplines—from exploitation of captured gear to the interpretation of enemy files. those and different services that emerged from international struggle i might proceed to the current to supply army intelligence with the fundamental instruments essential to aid the military and the nation.World conflict I and the Origins of U.S. army Intelligence is excellent not just for college kids and students of army background and global conflict I, yet also will entice any reader drawn to how glossy intelligence operations first evolved.