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Intelligence : From Secrets to Policy

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781568027593

ISBN10:
1568027591
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Cq Pr

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Author Biography

Mark M. Lowenthal has twenty-seven years of experience as an intelligence official in the executive and legislative branches of government and in the private sector. He returned to government service in 2002, concurrently performing the duties of the assistant director of central intelligence for analysis and production, and serving as vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council for Evaluation. Dr. Lowenthal is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University

Table of Contents

Figures and Boxes
ix
Preface xi
Introduction-What? is ``Intelligence?''
1(9)
Why Do We Have Intelligence Agencies?
2(3)
What Is Intelligence About?
5(5)
The Development of U.S. Intelligence
10(15)
Major Themes
11(6)
Major Historical Developments
17(6)
A Final Note
23(2)
The U.S. Intelligence Community
25(16)
Alternative Ways of Looking at the Intelligence Community
26(2)
The Many Different Intelligence Communities
28(2)
Intelligence Community Relationships that Matter
30(6)
The Intelligence Budget Process
36(5)
The Intelligence Process-A Macro Look: Who Does What for Whom?
41(13)
Requirements
42(3)
Collection
45(1)
Processing and Exploitation
45(2)
Analysis and Production
47(1)
Dissemination and Consumption
48(2)
Feedback
50(1)
Thinking About the Intelligence Process
51(3)
Collection and the Collection Disciplines
54(33)
Overarching Themes
54(9)
The Collection Disciplines: Strengths and Weaknesses
63(20)
Collection-Conclusion
83(4)
Analysis
87(26)
Major Themes
88(10)
Analytical Issues
98(9)
Intelligence Analysis: An Assessment
107(6)
Counterintelligence
113(11)
Internal Safeguards
114(3)
External Indicators and Counterespionage
117(1)
Problems in Counterintelligence
118(6)
Covert Action
124(15)
The Decision-making Process
125(4)
The Range of Covert Actions
129(2)
Issues in Covert Action
131(5)
Assessing Covert Action
136(3)
The Role of the Policymaker
139(14)
The Nature of the National Security Policy Process in the U.S. Government
139(3)
Who Wants What?
142(1)
The Intelligence Process: Policy and Intelligence
143(10)
Oversight and Accountability
153(22)
Executive Oversight Issues
153(2)
Congressional Oversight
155(6)
Issues in Congressional Oversight
161(6)
Internal Dynamics of Congressional Oversight of Intelligence
167(5)
Conclusion
172(3)
The Legacy of the Cold War
175(11)
The Primacy of the Soviet Issue
175(2)
The Emphasis on Soviet Military Capabilities
177(3)
The Emphasis on Statistical Intelligence
180(1)
The Intelligence Record-Collapse of the Soviet Union
181(1)
Conclusion-Intelligence and the Soviet Problem
182(4)
The New Intelligence Agenda
186(20)
U.S. National Security Policy after the Cold War
186(4)
Intelligence and the New Priorities
190(13)
Conclusion
203(3)
Ethical and Moral Issues in Intelligence
206(17)
General Moral Questions
206(5)
Issues Related to Collection and Covert Action
211(4)
Analysis-related Issues
215(4)
Oversight-related Issues
219(2)
The Media
221(1)
Conclusion
221(2)
Intelligence Reform
223(11)
The Purpose of Reform
223(2)
Issues in Intelligence Reform
225(7)
Conclusion
232(2)
Foreign Intelligence Services
234(13)
Britain
234(3)
China
237(1)
France
238(2)
Israel
240(2)
Russia
242(2)
Conclusion
244(3)
Appendix 1 Additional Bibliographic Citations and Web Sites 247(4)
Appendix 2 Major Intelligence Reviews of Proposals 251(4)
Author Index 255(2)
Subject Index 257


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