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Constructing Cassandra - a book by Jones, Milo

Constructing Cassandra

Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Constructing Cassandra( )
Author: Jones, Milo
Silberzahn, Philippe
ISBN:978-0-8047-8580-8
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Constructing Cassandra analyzes the intelligence failures at the CIA that resulted in four key strategic surprises experienced by the US: the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the Iranian revolution of 1978, the collapse of the USSR in 1991, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks--surprises still play out today in U.S. policy. Although there has been no shortage of studies exploring how intelligence failures can happen, none of them have been able to provide a unified understanding of the...
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Pages:392
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Intelligence & Espionage
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches

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