Intelligence (7th ed.)

From Secrets to Policy

by Mark M. Lowenthal

Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy
US$70.00
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  • 9781506342566
  • 9781506361277
  • 9781506379579
Mark M. Lowenthal’s trusted guide is the go-to resource for understanding how the intelligence community’s history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions. In this Seventh Edition, Lowenthal examines cyber space and the issues it presents to the intelligence community such as defining cyber as a new collection discipline; the implications of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s staff report on enhanced interrogation techniques; the rise of the Islamic State; and the issues surrounding the nuclear agreement with Iran. New sections have been added offering a brief summary of the major laws governing U.S. intelligence today such as domestic intelligence collection, whistleblowers vs. leakers, and the growing field of financial intelligence.

  • SAGE Publications; September 2016
  • ISBN: 9781506361277
  • Edition: 7
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  • Title: Intelligence
  • Author: Mark M. Lowenthal
  • Imprint: CQ Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781506342566
  • 9781506361277
  • 9781506379579

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“Mark Lowenthal’s Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy is a marvelous guide to the discipline’s concepts and theories, and it keeps getting better with each edition. It is nuanced and comprehensive without losing sight of the big picture–that is, the key points that every scholar and practitioner must understand when it comes to the real world of strategic intelligence. Whether as an intelligence analyst, a manager, an overseer on Capitol Hill, or an outside scholar, Lowenthal has been there, done that.  He brings a superb sense of realism and practicality into his book, while at the same time tapping into the most important scholarly research on the topic. Bravo!”

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781506342566
  • 9781506361277
  • 9781506379579