Handbook of Scientific Methods of Inquiry for Intelligence by Hank Prunckun

By Hank Prunckun

Instruction manual of medical equipment of Inquiry for Intelligence research acquaints the reader with how intelligence suits into the bigger examine framework. It covers not just the necessities of utilized learn but additionally explains the functionality, constitution, and operational equipment in particular fascinated about intelligence paintings. for example, it seems to be at how analysts paintings with labeled info in a safety wakeful setting, in addition to acquiring facts through covert tools. The reader is left with no doubt approximately what intelligence is and the way it's built utilizing medical tools of inquiry.

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A kidnapping in Milan : the CIA on trial by Steve Hendricks

By Steve Hendricks

Offers an in depth account of the occasions surrounding the abduction of Abu Omar, a thorough Muslim chief, in Milan, Italy, and then he was once despatched to be tortured in Egypt, and examines efforts of Italian investigators and the CIA's function within the events.


A booklet so compelling it merits to develop into one of many nonfiction classics of our time. Read more...

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The Unsustainable American State by Lawrence Jacobs, Desmond King

By Lawrence Jacobs, Desmond King

The complexity of the yankee economic system and polity has grown at an explosive fee in our period of globalization. but because the 2008 monetary hindrance published, the evolution of the yankee country has no longer proceeded apace. The challenge uncovered the system's manifold political and fiscal dysfunctionalities. that includes a forged of best students operating on the intersection of political technology and American heritage, The Unsustainable American country is a traditionally educated account of the yank state's improvement from the 19th century to the current. It focuses particularly at the state-produced inequalities and administrative incoherence that grew to become so obvious within the post-1970s period. jointly, the ebook bargains an unsettling account of the expansion of racial and fiscal inequality, the ossification of the kingdom, the slow erosion of democracy, and the issues deriving from imperial overreach. using the framework of sustainability, an idea that's at present informing the superior paintings on governance and improvement, the members express how the USA's present trajectory doesn't suggest an drawing close cave in, yet quite a steady erosion of potential and legitimacy. that may be a extra applicable theoretical framework, they contend, simply because for all of its take place flaws, the yankee country is sturdy. that sturdiness, notwithstanding, doesn't restrict an extended relative decline.

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Installation Mapping Enables Many Missions: The Benefits of by Beth E. Lachman, Peter Schirmer, David R. Frelinger,

By Beth E. Lachman, Peter Schirmer, David R. Frelinger, Victoria A. Greenfield, Michael S. Tseng

This record assesses the impact of sharing installations and setting geospatial facts resources around the division of safety worldwide details Grid. The authors stumbled on that the resources aid a variety of missions from deploy administration to warfighting help. The authors additionally pointed out limitations to sharing, urged how one can maximize the sharing merits, and built a technique for assessing the results of sharing.

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E-government Research: Policy and Management by Donald F. Norris

By Donald F. Norris

Digital expertise is more and more frequent in all spheres of lifestyle, together with infiltration into governmental regulations, procedures, infrastructures, and frameworks. E-Government learn: coverage and administration presents students and practitioners with a serious mass of study at the integration, administration, implications, and alertness of e-government. protecting such concerns as e-government adoption and diffusion; social and function problems with e-government; and data safety, privateness, and coverage, this booklet is an important source to any library assortment.

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Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence by Abram N. Shulsky

By Abram N. Shulsky

A completely up to date revision of the 1st complete evaluate of intelligence designed for either the scholar and the overall reader, Silent Warfare is an insider’s advisor to a shadowy, usually misunderstood international. prime intelligence students Abram N. Shulsky and Gary J. Schmitt essentially clarify such themes because the rules of assortment, research, counterintelligence, and covert motion, and their interrelationship with policymakers and democratic values. This new version takes account of the increasing literature within the box of intelligence and bargains with the implications for intelligence of immense fresh adjustments in telecommunication and computing device expertise the hot “information age.” It additionally displays the world’s strategic adjustments because the finish of the chilly struggle. This landmark booklet presents a necessary framework for figuring out today’s headlines, in addition to the numerous advancements prone to are available in the true international of the spy.

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la torturas mentales de la CIA by Gordon Thomas, Carmen Franci

By Gordon Thomas, Carmen Franci

A frank denunciation of using psychiatry in espionage, this e-book in particular addresses the function of CIA specialists in contemporary many years who came upon themselves eager about a software of research that made use of mental torture. the applying of equipment similar to brainwashing, lobotomies, electroshocks, psychological keep an eye on, isolation, and different inhuman and degrading tortures are printed during this scathing testimonial from one of many CIA's former psychiatrists. lined during this critique is the case of William Buckley—a CIA agent especially proficient to coordinate such mental experiments—who used to be killed through these very same methods in 1985.

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