The Craft Of Intelligence

Manas Publications, 2007 - 279 páginas
If the experts could point to any single book as a source for understanding twentieth-century intelligence, that book would be allen w. Dulles’s the craft of intelligence. This classic of spycraft is based on dulles’s incomparable experience as a diplomat, international lawyer, and america’s premier intelligence officer. Dulles was a high-ranking officer of the cias predecessor the office of strategic services and served eight years as director of the newly created the craft of intelligence, dulles reveals how intelligence is collected and processed, and how the results contribute to the formation of national policy. He discusses methods of surveillance and the usefulness of defectors from hostile nations. His knowledge of cold war soviet espionage techniques is unrivaled, and he explains how the soviet state security service recruited operatives and planted illegals in foreign countries. (published in collaboration with the lyons press, usa)

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Review: The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

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A sort of a crash course in basic intelligence craft. Scarry how American establishment saw communists and cold war .. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - mdubois - LibraryThing

A good historical overview of the CIA. Could be used as a good primer for intelligence gathering with specific descriptions and examples of various types of intel gathering - espionage, surveillance, etc. Not as updated for the 2000's though as expected. Relies heavily on Soviet-era examples. Leer comentario completo

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