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- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Beginning in 1943, US Army leaders such as John M. Palmer, Walter L. Weible, George C. Marshall, and John J. McCloy mounted a sustained and vigorous campaign to establish a system of universal military training (UMT) in America. Fearful of repeating the rapid demobilization and severe budget cuts that had accompanied peace following World War I, these... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99
In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by technological inferiority on the one hand, and technological surprise on the other. more...
- Lyons Press 2015; US$ 25.99
For dog lovers and military families, a comprehensive and heartfelt collection of first-hand stories and in-depth reporting about how service, therapy, and companion dogs are changing the lives of active and retired military personnel injured in action ? With more than thirty pages of color photographs more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 72.00
In essays that illuminate not only the recent past but shortcomings in today's intelligence assessments, sixteen experts show how prospective antagonists appraised each other prior to the World Wars. This cautionary tale, warns that intelligence agencies can do certain things very well--but other things poorly, if at all. Originally published in... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
National security intelligence is a vast, complicated, and important topic, made doubly hard for citizens to understand because of the thick veils of secrecy that surround it. This definitive introduction to the field guides readers skilfully through this hidden side of government. It not only explains the three primary missions of intelligence -... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 41.99
The revised edition of Strategic Intelligence: A Handbook for Practitioners, Managers, and Users is a primer for analysts involved in conducting strategic intelligence research. Author Don McDowell begins with an overview of what strategic intelligence and analysis is, the functions it performs, and outcomes it delivers. McDowell then outlines a proven... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
She was beautiful. She was ruthless. She had a steel trap for a mind and a will of iron. Born Vera Maria Rosenberg in Bucharest, she became Vera Atkins, legendary spy and holder of the Legion of Honor. Recruited by William Stevenson?the spymaster who would later come to be known as ?Intrepid??when she was only twenty-three, Vera spent much of the... 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$ 32.00
Gregory Treverton, former US National Intelligence council head, demonstrates how government intelligence must change. more...