The CIA and the Pursuit of Security

The CIA and the Pursuit of Security History, Documents and Contexts - Intelligence, Surveillance and Secret Warfare

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Synopsis

Since its creation in 1947, the CIA has been at the heart of America's security apparatus. Written by intelligence scholars and experts, The CIA and the Pursuit of Security offers the reader a lively survey of the CIA past and present. The history of the agency is presented through the prism of its declassified documents, with each being supplemented by insightful contextual analysis. The book chronicles the evolution of the CIA, its remarkable successes, clandestine operations, and its ongoing struggle to maintain American security in an age of proliferating threats.

Book information

ISBN: 9781474428866
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
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Language: English
Weight: -1g
Height: 244mm
Width: 170mm