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Author Gill, Peter, 1947-
Title Intelligence in an insecure world / Peter Gill and Mark Phythian.
Published Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2012.
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 Floor3  JF1525.I6 G55 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition Second edition.
Description xv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-256) and index.
Contents Introduction : the development of intelligence studies -- What is intelligence? -- How do we understand intelligence? -- Who does intelligence? -- How do they gather information? -- How is information turned into intelligence? -- What do they do with intelligence? -- Why does intelligence fail? -- Can intelligence be democratic? -- Intelligence for a more secure world?
Summary "Over a decade on from the terrorist attacks of 9/11, intelligence continues to be of central importance to the contemporary world. Today there is a growing awareness of the importance of intelligence, and an increasing investment in it, as individuals, groups, organizations and states all seek timely and actionable information in order to increase their sense of security.
Subject Intelligence service.
Related Names Phythian, Mark.
ISBN 0745652786 (hardback)
9780745652788 (hardback)
9780745652795 (paperback)
0745652794 (paperback)
OCLC number 819655537