The Resource Why spy? : espionage in an age of uncertainty, Frederick P. Hitz

Why spy? : espionage in an age of uncertainty, Frederick P. Hitz

Label
Why spy? : espionage in an age of uncertainty
Title
Why spy?
Title remainder
espionage in an age of uncertainty
Statement of responsibility
Frederick P. Hitz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What motivates someone to risk his or her life in the shadowy, often dangerous world of espionage? What are the needs and opportunities for spying within the 'war on terrorism'? And how can the United States recruit spies to inform its struggle with Islamic fundamentalists' acts of anti-Western jihad...?"--p.[4] of cover
Dewey number
327.1273
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Why spy? : espionage in an age of uncertainty, Frederick P. Hitz
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-202) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The seven motivations for espionage -- Espionage versus intelligence: how the United States goes about spying -- Ideological commitment -- Money and treasure -- Revenge and score settling -- Sex, intimidation, and blackmail -- Spying for reasons of friendship or ethnic or religious solidarity -- The spy game for the sake of the game -- America's spying competence today -- Intelligence failures and politicization -- The CIA in transition: 1991 to the present -- Intelligence reform -- Spying in the twenty-first century -- Actionable intelligence and the role of law enforcement, the military, and technology -- Foreign liaison services and spying lawfully -- Updating operational and analytical tradecraft -- Why spy? Should we do it? -- A spy for the twenty-first century -- Conclusion: can we make espionage work in the twenty-first century?
Control code
ocn156832346
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 212 p.
Isbn
9780312561734
Lccn
2007039363
System control number
(OCoLC)156832346

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