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Studies in Intelligence


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The growing interest in intelligence activities and the opening of hitherto closed archives since the end of the Cold War has stimulated this series of scholarly monographs, wartime memoirs and edited collections. With contributions from leading academics and prominent members of the intelligence community, this series has quickly become the leading forum for the academic study of intelligence.

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India’s Intelligence Culture and Strategic Surprises Spying for South Block

India’s Intelligence Culture and Strategic Surprises: Spying for South Block

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Dheeraj Paramesha Chaya
September 29, 2022

This book examines India’s foreign intelligence culture and strategic surprises in the 20th century. The work looks at whether there is a distinct way in which India ‘thinks about’ and ‘does’ intelligence, and, by extension, whether this affects the prospects of it being surprised. Drawing on a ...

State-Private Networks and Intelligence Theory From Cold War Liberalism to Neoconservatism

State-Private Networks and Intelligence Theory: From Cold War Liberalism to Neoconservatism

1st Edition

By Tom Griffin
June 17, 2022

This book examines the United States neoconservative movement, arguing that its support for the 2003 invasion of Iraq was rooted in an intelligence theory shaped by the policy struggles of the Cold War. The origins of neoconservative engagement with intelligence theory are traced to a tradition of ...

Intelligence Leadership and Governance Building Effective Intelligence Communities in the 21st Century

Intelligence Leadership and Governance: Building Effective Intelligence Communities in the 21st Century

1st Edition

By Patrick F. Walsh
May 30, 2022

This book explores the challenges leaders in intelligence communities face in an increasingly complex security environment and how to develop future leaders to deal with these issues. As the security and policy-making environment becomes increasingly complicated for decision-makers, the focus on ...

Intelligence Agencies, Technology and Knowledge Production Data Processing and Information Transfer in Secret Services during the Cold War

Intelligence Agencies, Technology and Knowledge Production: Data Processing and Information Transfer in Secret Services during the Cold War

1st Edition

Edited By Rüdiger Bergien, Debora Gerstenberger, Constantin Goschler
February 18, 2022

This volume examines intelligence services since 1945 in their role as knowledge producers. Intelligence agencies are producers and providers of arcane information. However, little is known about the social, cultural and material dimensions of their knowledge production, processing and distribution...

Conflict and Cooperation in Intelligence and Security Organisations An Institutional Costs Approach

Conflict and Cooperation in Intelligence and Security Organisations: An Institutional Costs Approach

1st Edition

By James Thomson
November 12, 2021

This book provides an institutional costs framework for intelligence and security communities to examine the factors that can encourage or obstruct cooperation. The governmental functions of security and intelligence require various organisations to interact in a symbiotic way. These organisations ...

National Security Intelligence and Ethics

National Security Intelligence and Ethics

1st Edition

Edited By Seumas Miller, Mitt Regan, Patrick F. Walsh
November 08, 2021

This volume examines the ethical issues that arise as a result of national security intelligence collection and analysis. Powerful new technologies enable the collection, communication and analysis of national security data on an unprecedented scale. Data collection now plays a central role in ...

Intelligence Analysis in the Digital Age

Intelligence Analysis in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Edited By Stig Stenslie, Lars Haugom, Brigt H. Vaage
August 06, 2021

This book examines intelligence analysis in the digital age and demonstrates how intelligence has entered a new era. While intelligence is an ancient activity, the digital age is a relatively new phenomenon. This volume uses the concept of the "digital age" to highlight the increased change, ...

British Military Intelligence in the Crimean War, 1854-1856

British Military Intelligence in the Crimean War, 1854-1856

1st Edition

By Stephen M. Harris
March 31, 2015

This is a study of the British military intelligence operations during the Crimean War. It details the beginnings of the intelligence operations as a result of the British Commander, Lord Raglan's, need for information on the enemy, and traces the subsequent development of the system....

Intelligence and Imperial Defence British Intelligence and the Defence of the Indian Empire 1904-1924

Intelligence and Imperial Defence: British Intelligence and the Defence of the Indian Empire 1904-1924

1st Edition

By Richard James Popplewell, Richard J. Popplewell
August 01, 1995

This is the first book to appear on British intelligence operations based in both India and London, which defended the Indian Empire against subversion during the first two decades of the twentieth century. It is concerned with the threat to the British Raj posed by the Indian revolutionary ...

Intelligence Oversight in the Twenty-First Century Accountability in a Changing World

Intelligence Oversight in the Twenty-First Century: Accountability in a Changing World

1st Edition

Edited By Ian Leigh, Njord Wegge
August 10, 2018

This book examines how key developments in international relations in recent years have affected intelligence agencies and their oversight. Since the turn of the millennium, intelligence agencies have been operating in a tense and rapidly changing security environment. This book addresses the ...

The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early Cold War The Limits of Making Common Cause

The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early Cold War: The Limits of Making Common Cause

1st Edition

By Sarah Miller Harris
May 09, 2018

This book questions the conventional wisdom about one of the most controversial episodes in the Cold War, and tells the story of the CIA's backing of the Congress for Cultural Freedom. For nearly two decades during the early Cold War, the CIA secretly sponsored some of the world’s most feted ...

Intelligence Elites and Public Accountability Relationships of Influence with Civil Society

Intelligence Elites and Public Accountability: Relationships of Influence with Civil Society

1st Edition

By Vian Bakir
April 11, 2018

This book provides a definitive overview of the relationships of influence between civil society and intelligence elites. The secrecy surrounding intelligence means that publication of intelligence is highly restricted, barring occasional whistle-blowing and sanitised official leaks. These ...

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