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The Resource Spy watching : intelligence accountability in the United States, Loch K. Johnson

Spy watching : intelligence accountability in the United States, Loch K. Johnson

Label
Spy watching : intelligence accountability in the United States
Title
Spy watching
Title remainder
intelligence accountability in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Loch K. Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Given the dangers in the world--from terrorism to pandemics--nations must have effective spy services; yet, to prevent the misuse of secret power, democracies must also ensure that their spies are well supervised. This book focuses on the obstacles encountered by America as it pursues more effective intelligence accountability"--
Summary
Explores the United States' travails in its efforts to maintain effective accountability over its spy services and seeks to find a sensible balance between the twin imperatives in a democracy of liberty and security
Tone
Writing style
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Provided by publisher
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10618771
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Johnson, Loch K.
Dewey number
327.1273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Intelligence service
  • Government accountability
  • Transparency in government
  • Legislative oversight
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Government accountability
  • Intelligence service
  • Legislative oversight
  • Transparency in government
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
intelligence accountability in the United States
Label
Spy watching : intelligence accountability in the United States, Loch K. Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Democracy and intelligence -- Part I: The magnitude of the challenge -- Tracking an elusive behemoth -- Intelligence exceptionalism -- Part II: The evolution of intelligence accountability -- CDemocracy comes to the secret agencies -- The experiment in intelligence accountability begins -- Spy watching in an age of terror -- Part III: The patterns of intelligence accountability -- A shock theory of intelligence accountability -- The media and intelligence accountability -- Ostriches, cheerleaders, lemon-suckers, and guardians -- Part IV: The practice of intelligence accountability -- In the trenches: collection and analysis, covert action -- In the wilderness: coping with counterintelligence -- Part V: The future of intelligence accountability -- Intelligence accountability and the nation's spy chiefs -- The ongoing quest for liberty and security -- Epilogue: Intelligence in the early Trump administration -- Appendix A: The organization of the U.S. intelligence community, 2017 -- Appendix B: U.S. intelligence leadership, 1946-2017 -- Appendix C: The Intelligence Oversight Act of 1980
Control code
ocn982093023
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780190682712
Lccn
2017015734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)982093023
Label
Spy watching : intelligence accountability in the United States, Loch K. Johnson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Democracy and intelligence -- Part I: The magnitude of the challenge -- Tracking an elusive behemoth -- Intelligence exceptionalism -- Part II: The evolution of intelligence accountability -- CDemocracy comes to the secret agencies -- The experiment in intelligence accountability begins -- Spy watching in an age of terror -- Part III: The patterns of intelligence accountability -- A shock theory of intelligence accountability -- The media and intelligence accountability -- Ostriches, cheerleaders, lemon-suckers, and guardians -- Part IV: The practice of intelligence accountability -- In the trenches: collection and analysis, covert action -- In the wilderness: coping with counterintelligence -- Part V: The future of intelligence accountability -- Intelligence accountability and the nation's spy chiefs -- The ongoing quest for liberty and security -- Epilogue: Intelligence in the early Trump administration -- Appendix A: The organization of the U.S. intelligence community, 2017 -- Appendix B: U.S. intelligence leadership, 1946-2017 -- Appendix C: The Intelligence Oversight Act of 1980
Control code
ocn982093023
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780190682712
Lccn
2017015734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)982093023

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