By Michael A. Turner

While the us has had a few form of intelligence strength all through its heritage, its intelligence equipment is younger, relationship purely to the interval instantly after global battle II. but, in that brief a time, it has passed through huge, immense changes—from the labor-intensive espionage and covert motion institution of the Fifties to a contemporary company that is predicated seriously on digital info, know-how, satellites, airborne assortment systems, and unmanned aerial automobiles, to call a number of.

This moment variation covers the heritage of usa intelligence, and contains a number of key positive factors:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over six hundred cross-referenced entries on key occasions, matters, humans, operations, legislation, regulations


This e-book is a wonderful entry element for participants of the intelligence group; scholars, students, and historians; felony specialists; and basic readers eager to recognize extra concerning the background of U.S. intelligence.

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