Failure of Intelligence The Decline and Fall of the CIA

ISBN-10: 0742551105

ISBN-13: 9780742551107

Edition: 2007

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Description: After former CIA director George Tenet's book, many people are questioning their conventional wisdom about the CIA. The truth is, it is now time for serious intelligence reform. Failure of Intelligence examines the CIA's recent failures and distorting of information for political means, and suggests an effective reform agenda. The author's reform ideas are informed by his extensive experience in the CIA as well as input from former CIA directors.

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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Melvin A. Goodman was a Soviet analyst at the CIA and the Department of State for 24 years, and a professor of international relations at the National War College for 18 years. He served in the U.S. Army in Athens, Greece for three years, and was intelligence adviser to the SALT delegation from 1971-1972. Currently, Goodman is the Director of the National Security Project at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and adjunct professor of government at Johns Hopkins University. He has authored, co-authored, and edited seven books, including his new National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism (published by City Lights) Gorbachev's Retreat: The Third World ; The Wars of Eduard Shevardnadze ; The Phantom Defense: America's Pursuit of the Star Wars Illusion ; Bush League Diplomacy: How the Neoconservatives are Putting the World at Risk, and Failure of Intelligence : The Decline and Fall of the CIA . His articles and op-eds have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Harper's, Foreign Policy, Foreign Service Journal, The Baltimore Sun, and The Washington Post. He lives in Bethesda, MD.

The Central Intelligence Agency: Organizing for Intelligence
Crimes of the Central Intelligence Agency
Intelligence: The Importance of Success
Intelligence: The Consequences of Failure
The Perils of Politicization
The CIA and the Soviet Union: Success and Failure
The CIA and the Threat of Terrorism
The 9/11 Tragedy and the Failure of Strategic Intelligence
The Iraq War and the White House
The Iraq War and the CIA
The Failure of Congressional Oversight
DCIs and the Decline and Fall of the CIA
What Needs to Be Done?
Notes
Index
About the Author
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