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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
This is the story of Reuven Shiloah - the man who established the Mossad, and laid the foundations for the intelligence community of the State of Israel. The book is based on private archives, and interviews with people who worked closely with Shiloah both in Israel and abroad. more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
Military Service Tribunals were formed following the introduction of conscription in January 1916, to consider applications for exemption from military service. Swiftly, they gained two opposing yet equally unflattering reputations. In the eyes of the military, they were soft, obstructionist old duffers. To most of the men who came before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95
On the eve of America?s entry into World War II, African American leaders pushed for inclusion in the war effort and, after the war, they mounted a concerted effort to integrate the armed services. Harry S. Truman?s decision to issue Executive Order 9981 in 1948, which resulted in the integration of the armed forces, was an important event in twentieth... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.15
At the outbreak of World War I there was no formal organisation for the transport of spies across enemy lines by aircraft and no communications network between the air forces and their agents. The exploits of British and Commonwealth, American, Free European, Soviet, German, Italian and Japanese airmen and units are recorded in this account. more...
- New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 25.95
As children, two sisters became pawns in a top secret government program to train guerrilla leaders, assassins and information couriers: secret weapons for American intelligence services. Years passed; the sisters grew up, married and had children. But inside lay dormant, hidden skills - weapons training, reconnaissance work, pilot training and more... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00
John Keegan, whose many books, including classic histories of the two world wars, have confirmed him as the premier miltary historian of our time, here presents a masterly look at the value and limitations of intelligence in the conduct of war. Intelligence gathering is an immensely complicated and vulnerable endeavor. And it often fails. Until the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 18.00
A Look over My Shoulder begins with President Nixon?s attempt to embroil the Central Intelligence Agency, of which Richard Helms was then the director, in the Watergate cover-up. Helms then recalls his education in Switzerland and Germany and at Williams College; his early career as a foreign correspondent in Berlin, during which he once lunched... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00
Gregory Treverton, former Vice Chair of the National Intelligence Council and Senate investigator, offers his views on how intelligence gathering and analysis must change. He suggests why intelligence needs to be both contrarian and attentive to the longer term. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Every human possesses virtually infallible forms of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints. The US Army has undertaken an assessment of how it can use biometrics to improve security, efficiency and convenience. This report examines the sociocultural concerns that arise. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report presents a framework for intelligence analysts to use to think systematically about the potential for the rise of a peer competitor to the United States. Using exploratory techniques, the pathways of the various proto-peer and hegemon interactions are modelled. more...