The US Intelligence Community (Paperback)
Westview Press, 9780813345116, 603pp.
Publication Date: July 26, 2011
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Praise For The US Intelligence Community…
“This is an indispensable guide to a subject that has often been shielded by secrets and lies. Richelson brings order and clarity to the astounding complexity of US intelligence. Thoroughly researched and carefully documented, this volume is the best place to begin exploring the intelligence community as it exists today.” —Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists“For years now, Jeff Richelson’s The US Intelligence Community has been the go-to book for experts and laymen alike who want to know the latest about espionage organization and tradecraft in the United States. Now with his sixth edition of this classic work, he reaches new heights of excellence in research and presentation. No one has ferreted out the details of this subject better than Dr. Richelson.”—Loch K. Johnson, Regents Professor, University of Georgia; Senior Editor, Intelligence & National Security Praise for Previous Editions: “The authoritative survey of the American cloak-and-dagger establishment.”— Washington Post Book World “Fast as the CIA changes, Jeff Richelson is there with excellent sources and a solid grasp of the official terrain. The US Intelligence Community will be vital for any reader who wants to understand the evolution of American intelligence in the post-Cold War world.”—John Prados, author of The Soviet Estimate and Presidents’ Secret War “Jeffrey Richelson’s new edition is still the best, most comprehensive overview of US intelligence. Required reading for anyone interested in what goes on behind America’s cloaks and daggers.”—David Wise, author of Nightmover: How Aldrich Ames Sold the CIA to the KGB for $4.6 Million “The authoritative bible on the modern American intelligence establishment.”—Bob Woodward, author of Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA, 1981-1987