Intelligence and Surprise Attack

Intelligence and Surprise Attack

Failure and Success From Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and Beyond

eBook - 2013
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How can the United States avoid a future surprise attack on the scale of 9/11 or Pearl Harbor, in an era when such devastating attacks can come not only from nation states, but also from terrorist groups or cyber enemies? Intelligence and Surprise Attack examines why surprise attacks often succeed even though, in most cases, warnings had been available beforehand. Erik J. Dahl challenges the conventional wisdom about intelligence failure.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2013]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 277 pages) : illustrations

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StarGladiator
Dec 19, 2014

Bulltwacky! Complete rubbish! Anyone who has bothered tracking the news over the past 14 years realizes that the super-incompetents are promoted within the agencies, at the CIA, DIA, FBI and NSA, while those who were competent, and brought forth information of an impeding attack, were either hounded out or outright fired from those agencies! No voodoo, or new analytical programs required! Just research the stooges still with, or recently retired from: the CIA, DIA, NSA and FBI. Definitely should not hire this fellow for security! [Of course, if corruption and graft are concerned, then blowing the whistle on SAIC's failing contracts at the FBI and NSA would be considered negative!]

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