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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 119.99
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of International Intelligence covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the international intelligence. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
During World War II, training in the black arts of covert operation was vital preparation for the ungentlemanly warfare? waged by the Special Operations Executive (SOE) against Hitler?s Germany and Tojo?s Japan. In the early years of the war, the SOE set up top secret training schools to instruct prospective agents in the art of being a spy. Soon... more...
- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 25.00
Faced with a decreasing supply of national troops, dwindling defense budgets, and the ever-rising demand for boots on the ground in global conflicts and humanitarian emergencies, decision makers are left with little choice but to legalize and legitimize the use of private military contractors (PMCs). Outsourcing Security examines the impact that... more...
- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 16.50
Bad or toxic leadership, abusive supervision, and petty tyranny in organizations are perennial issues. But to date, there has been little effort to examine the scope and nature of bad leadership in the military. Tarnished rectifies that lack of attention by defining the problems and suggesting possible solutions appropriate to the military?s unique... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95
In 1955, after assignments at the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and on board a destroyer, Marvin Durning arrived at ONI?s office in Munich, Germany. During this year, he participated in the final stages of transforming Germany from a defeated enemy into a respected democracy, reestablishing its sovereignty, and shepherding its membership... 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 US$ 26.24
Gregory Treverton, former US National Intelligence council head, demonstrates how government intelligence must change. more...
- Artech House 2003; US$ 131.00
If you are responsible for the management of an intelligence enterprise operation and its timely and accurate delivery of reliable intelligence to key decision-makers, this book is must reading. It is the first easy-to-understand, system-level book that specifically applies knowledge management principles, practices and technologies to the intelligence... more...
- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 23.95
Why do military commanders, most of them usually quite capable, fail at crucial moments of their careers? Robert Pois and Philip Langer -- one a historian, the other an educational psychologist -- study seven cases of military command failures, from Frederick the Great at Kunersdorf to Hitler's invasion... more...