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The Resource The secret state : a history of intelligence and espionage, Colonel John Hughes-Wilson

The secret state : a history of intelligence and espionage, Colonel John Hughes-Wilson

Label
The secret state : a history of intelligence and espionage
Title
The secret state
Title remainder
a history of intelligence and espionage
Statement of responsibility
Colonel John Hughes-Wilson
Title variation
History of intelligence and espionage
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes-Wilson, John
Dewey number
327.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UB270
LC item number
.H84 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Espionage
  • Intelligence service
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
  • HISTORY / Military / Strategy
  • HISTORY / Military / United States
Label
The secret state : a history of intelligence and espionage, Colonel John Hughes-Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-488) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: Setting the scene -- A little history -- Part Two -- On intelligence -- Part Three -- How intelligence works: the intelligence cycle -- On direction: "What exactly is your intelligence requirement, Minister?" -- On collection -- Part Four: On HUMINT and spies -- Money: the Walker family's unusual business -- Ideology. Cambridge's famous Five ; Where ideology and ego mix: Ana Montes ; The one who got away: Melita Norwood -- Compromise/coercion. John Vassall ; Clinton and Pollard ; Joe Cahill -- Ego: Robert Hanssen -- The grievance: Penkovsky -- HUMINT in action: Werther and the Battle of Kursk -- On interrogation -- How Soviet HUMINT changed the world -- Part Five: Technology takes over -- On SIGINT -- the triumph of SIGINT: Midway -- On surveillance -- On technical intelligence -- Photographic reconnaissance -- Photographic reconnaissance in action: the Cuban missile crisis -- On satellites -- Part Six: Information into intelligence -- On collation: Vietnam and Tet offensive -- On interpretations: Yom Kippur -- Telling the user: Barbarossa and Stalin -- On dissemination: Pearl Harbor -- Part Seven: On security -- One who slipped through the net: Aldrich Hazen Ames -- The Avner Smit case -- The inadequate: Bradley Manning -- WikiLeaks and the appalling Assange -- Snowden, security and the surveillance state -- Strategic security: insecure from top to bottom: Singapore, 1941-2 -- Part Eight: On deception. D-Day -- Part Nine: On terror -- On terrorism -- Islam and the war on terror -- The greatest atrocity: 9/11 and the attack on the World Trade Center -- Part Ten: On intelligence fiascos -- The Son Tây raid -- Operation Eagle Claw -- Blair's dodgy dossier, Iraq 2003 -- Part Eleven: New horizons, new horrors? -- On cyberwar: when is a war not a war? -- Part Twelve: A dangerous trade -- The secret war for ELINT -- USS Pueblo -- The attack on USS Liberty: with friends like this, who needs enemies? -- Disaster at Forward Operating Base Chapman -- Will it get any better?
Control code
1707046
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 510 pages
Isbn
9781681773025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps, illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1707046
  • (Sirsi) 1707046
  • (OCoLC)951925571
Label
The secret state : a history of intelligence and espionage, Colonel John Hughes-Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-488) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: Setting the scene -- A little history -- Part Two -- On intelligence -- Part Three -- How intelligence works: the intelligence cycle -- On direction: "What exactly is your intelligence requirement, Minister?" -- On collection -- Part Four: On HUMINT and spies -- Money: the Walker family's unusual business -- Ideology. Cambridge's famous Five ; Where ideology and ego mix: Ana Montes ; The one who got away: Melita Norwood -- Compromise/coercion. John Vassall ; Clinton and Pollard ; Joe Cahill -- Ego: Robert Hanssen -- The grievance: Penkovsky -- HUMINT in action: Werther and the Battle of Kursk -- On interrogation -- How Soviet HUMINT changed the world -- Part Five: Technology takes over -- On SIGINT -- the triumph of SIGINT: Midway -- On surveillance -- On technical intelligence -- Photographic reconnaissance -- Photographic reconnaissance in action: the Cuban missile crisis -- On satellites -- Part Six: Information into intelligence -- On collation: Vietnam and Tet offensive -- On interpretations: Yom Kippur -- Telling the user: Barbarossa and Stalin -- On dissemination: Pearl Harbor -- Part Seven: On security -- One who slipped through the net: Aldrich Hazen Ames -- The Avner Smit case -- The inadequate: Bradley Manning -- WikiLeaks and the appalling Assange -- Snowden, security and the surveillance state -- Strategic security: insecure from top to bottom: Singapore, 1941-2 -- Part Eight: On deception. D-Day -- Part Nine: On terror -- On terrorism -- Islam and the war on terror -- The greatest atrocity: 9/11 and the attack on the World Trade Center -- Part Ten: On intelligence fiascos -- The Son Tây raid -- Operation Eagle Claw -- Blair's dodgy dossier, Iraq 2003 -- Part Eleven: New horizons, new horrors? -- On cyberwar: when is a war not a war? -- Part Twelve: A dangerous trade -- The secret war for ELINT -- USS Pueblo -- The attack on USS Liberty: with friends like this, who needs enemies? -- Disaster at Forward Operating Base Chapman -- Will it get any better?
Control code
1707046
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 510 pages
Isbn
9781681773025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps, illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1707046
  • (Sirsi) 1707046
  • (OCoLC)951925571

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