By Donald F. Norris
Digital know-how is more and more general in all spheres of everyday life, together with infiltration into governmental regulations, procedures, infrastructures, and frameworks. E-Government examine: coverage and administration presents students and practitioners with a serious mass of analysis at the integration, administration, implications, and alertness of e-government. protecting such matters as e-government adoption and diffusion; social and function problems with e-government; and data protection, privateness, and coverage, this publication is a vital source to any library assortment.
By Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey
From the instant guy discovered the best way to ascend off the floor, the strategic value of air intelligence grew to become obvious. This particularly new discipline_the first committed air reconnaissance missions have been undertaken in 1870 in the course of the siege of Paris whilst tethered French balloons have been hired to identify enemy positions and direct artillery fireplace onto them_has constructed at an awesome velocity. over the last century air intelligence has moved from harmful remark balloons to micro-circuitry, which may ship photos from a video digital camera fixed on a remotely-controlled motor vehicle the scale of a hummingbird. The historic Dictionary of Air Intelligence relates the evolving background of the quickly advancing box of air intelligence. A chronology, an introductory essay, and cross-referenced dictionary entries at the companies, brokers, operations, gear, tradecraft, and jargon of air intelligence make this reference as crucial because it is interesting.
By Naveed Jamali
The attention-grabbing tale of a tender American beginner who helped the FBI bust a Russian secret agent in New York—sold in ten international locations and in a big deal to twentieth Century Fox.
For 3 nerve-wracking years, Naveed Jamali spied on the USA for the Russians, buying and selling thumb drives of delicate technical info for envelopes of money, promoting out his personal cherished state throughout noisy eating place tables and in quiet parking plenty. Or so the Russians believed. in reality, this younger American civilian used to be a covert double agent operating with the FBI. The chilly battle wasn’t quite over. It had simply long gone high-tech.
How to capture a Russian Spy is the one of a kind tale of ways one younger man’s post-college experience turned a real-life US counter-intelligence coup. He had no earlier counter-espionage adventure. every thing he knew approximately undercover paintings, he’d discovered from Miami Vice and Magnum P.I. reruns and films like Ronin, secret agent Game, and something with Bond or Bourne within the identify. And but, hoping to achieve event to turn into a military intelligence officer, he confident the FBI and the Russians they can belief him. With attraction, crafty, and an immense load of naiveté, he matched wits with a veteran Russian military-intelligence officer who used to be recruiting spies on American soil, out-maneuvering the Russian undercover agent and his secret-hungry superiors. alongside the way in which, Jamali and his FBI handlers solid a unprecedented mild on espionage actions on the Russian project to the United countries in long island and earned an exceptional US win within the escalating hostilities among Moscow and Washington.
Now, Jamali unearths the entire attractive tale in the back of his double-agent adventure—from coded indications on Craigslist to the Russian spy’s propensity for Hooters’ Buffalo wings. Cinematic, news-breaking, and wildly interesting, How to seize a Russian Spy is an armchair undercover agent myth dropped at lifestyles. movie rights bought to twentieth Century Fox for director Marc Webb (The extraordinary Spider-Man, 500 Days of Summer).
By John Kiriakou
Lengthy sooner than the waterboarding controversy exploded within the media, one CIA agent had already long gone public. In a groundbreaking 2007 interview with ABC information, John Kiriakou known as waterboarding torture—but admitted that it most likely labored. This booklet, straight away a confessional, an experience tale, and a chronicle of Kiriakou’s existence within the CIA, stands as a tremendous, eloquent piece of testimony from a devoted American patriot.
In February 2002 Kiriakou was once the pinnacle of counterterrorism in Pakistan. lower than his command, in a astounding raid coordinated with Pakistani brokers and the CIA’s most sensible intelligence analyst, Kiriakou’s box officials took down the notorious terrorist Abu Zubaydah. For days, Kiriakou grew to become the wounded terrorist’s own “bodyguard.” In situations stranger than fiction, as al-Qaeda brokers scoured the streets for his or her captured chief, the simplest trauma medical professional in the USA used to be flown to Pakistan to ensure that Zubaydah didn't die.
In The Reluctant Spy, Kiriakou takes us into the struggle opposed to an enemy fueled through fanaticism. He chillingly describes what it used to be like contained in the CIA headquarters at the morning of 11th of September, the corporation leaders who stepped up and people who safe their careers. And in what could be the book’s such a lot stunning revelation, he describes how the White residence made plans to invade Iraq an entire 12 months sooner than the CIA knew approximately it—or may possibly try to cease it.
Chronicling either mind-boggling errors and heroic acts of person braveness, The Reluctant Spy is vital analyzing for an individual who needs to appreciate the interior workings of the U.S. intelligence equipment, the reality at the back of the torture debate, and the extraordinary commitment of standard women and men doing some of the most notable jobs on the earth.
By Sam Adams
Sam Adams enjoyed intelligence paintings, and that enthusiasm shines all through this memoir of his years with the relevant Intelligence organization. His profession used to be ruled by way of an epic fight over Vietnam -- over army makes an attempt to conceal the genuine measurement of the enemy forces there, and over the integrity of the intelligence procedure. Adams's insistence on telling the reality brought on an ungodly ruckus in either Washington and Saigon on the time, and years later, after the CIA had threatened to fireplace him (on 13 occasions!) and he had hand over the service provider in disgust, Adams introduced his tale again as much as the outside extra loudly than ever in a CBS tv documentary which ultimately led to a infamous trial on libel fees introduced by means of normal William Westmoreland.
After leaving the CIA, Adams sat all the way down to write an account of his lifestyles on the employer. There is not anything else fairly just like the tale he tells.
By Philip Purpura CPP Florence Darlington Technical College
Terrorism and place of origin defense: An advent with purposes offers a accomplished review of terrorism, private and non-private zone counterterrorism, and "all risks" emergency administration. The e-book offers nationwide, country, and native views and updated info, together with the reorganization of the dept of place of origin safety, the renewed Patriot Act, and intelligence reform. quite a lot of matters are mentioned, together with such themes because the effectiveness of terrorism, guns of mass destruction, the size of terrorism, sufferers of terrorism, privatization of counterterrorism, the "code war," the merging of existence protection and public defense, the Katrina catastrophe, the position of the army, preemptive strength, place of birth defense and nationwide safety as opposed to due method versions, pandemics, and wars of globalization. It emphasizes functional matters dealt with by means of senior govt officers, inner most area executives, protection practitioners, and various first responders. Terrorism and place of origin defense presents idea from numerous disciplines, providing reasons of difficulties and countermeasures to aid either practitioners trying to find solutions, in addition to scholars trying to placed concept into perform. purposes on the finish of chapters use overview heart and pink workforce options to assist the reader increase analytical and decision-making abilities within the context of knowing the mind-set and making plans strategies of terrorists. a vital source for either scholars and pros, Terrorism and native land safety addresses delicate concerns, asks arguable questions, and provides suggestions to distinguish legislations, coverage, and plans from truth. * studying targets and key phrases define bankruptcy content material and spotlight vital issues. * eventualities are positioned at the start of every bankruptcy to provide an explanation for ideas and relate thought to perform. * "Reality payment" sections and important considering bins aid the reader to formulate substitute views on matters and occasions which will search inventive and greater suggestions to difficulties. * dialogue questions on the finish of every bankruptcy strengthen content material and supply a chance for the reader to study, synthesize, and debate the foremost concerns. * internet hyperlinks on the finish of every bankruptcy supply path for extra assets, details, and study.
By Jack Devine
By Brian Jackson
With terrorism nonetheless fashionable at the U.S. time table, no matter if the country1s prevention efforts fit the possibility the USA faces is still relevant in coverage debate. Does the rustic desire a committed family intelligence business enterprise? Case reviews of 5 different democracies--Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the UK--provide classes and customary subject matters which could support policymakers come to a decision.
By James David Robenalt, John W. Dean
Warren Harding fell in love together with his attractive neighbor, Carrie Phillips, in the summertime of 1905, nearly a decade prior to he used to be elected a usa Senator and fifteen years prior to he grew to become the twenty ninth President of the United States. whilst the 2 lovers started their long term and torrid affair, neither of them can have foreseen that their courting might play out opposed to one of many maximum wars in global history--the First international War. Harding could turn into a Senator with the ability to vote for battle; Mrs. Phillips and her daughter could develop into German brokers, spying on a U. S. education camp on lengthy Island in the hopes of gauging for the Germans the speed of mobilization of the U. S. military for entry into the battlefields in France. Based on over 800 pages of correspondence chanced on within the Nineteen Sixties yet below seal ever for the reason that within the Library of Congress, The Harding Affair will inform the unknown tales of Harding as a strong Senator and his own and political lifestyles, together with his complex romance with Mrs. Phillips. The publication also will discover the explanations for the access of the United States into the eu clash and clarify why such a lot of american citizens on the time supported Germany, even after the U. S. grew to become excited about the spring of 1917. James David Robenalt's complete learn of the letters is decided in a story that weaves in a real-life undercover agent tale with the tale of Harding's now not unintentional upward thrust to the presidency.
By Bernd Horn, Tony Balasevicius
Exact Operations Forces (SOF) have by no means been an essential component to Canada's army power. even supposing devices have existed periodically through the country's heritage, they've got continuously been within the shadows. although, the terrorist assault within the usa on September eleven, 2001, replaced that. within the aftermath of Sep 11, SOF turned the strength of selection. Casting mild at the Shadows contains a chain of essays on SOF-related concerns written via people with really good wisdom and services within the box. in addition to delivering a great beginning for SOF conception, historic historical past, and evolution, the ebook additionally highlights ongoing advancements in SOF.