Post Tagged with: "Intelligence"

Review – The Black Door: Spies, Secret Intelligence and British Prime Ministers

Review – The Black Door: Spies, Secret Intelligence and British Prime Ministers

An authoritative account of the intelligence services often tumultuous interactions with Downing Street, which nonetheless lacks a degree of theoretical appreciation.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. provides an opportunity for IR scholars to experience a fictionalized account of global security cooperation during the 1960s in this new movie.

‘Hybrid War’ and ‘Little Green Men’: How It Works, and How It Doesn’t

‘Hybrid War’ and ‘Little Green Men’: How It Works, and How It Doesn’t

While Russia won the military war to create Novorossiya and intelligence war to support combat operations, it has not achieved its aims and is losing the political war.

Man-Up Mr Snowden! Masculinities and National Security

Man-Up Mr Snowden! Masculinities and National Security

Ever since news broke that Edward Snowden was the National Security Agency ‘leaker’ and fugitive, discussion has raged about his masculinity, including his sexuality.

Review – Revisiting Intelligence and Policy

Review – Revisiting Intelligence and Policy

Marrin’s edited volume offers some potentially interesting arguments about the ‘politicisation’ of intelligence, but is ultimately a static and disjointed collection.

Street Gangs in Central America: Combating them with Intelligence Fusion Centers

Street Gangs in Central America: Combating them with Intelligence Fusion Centers

The intelligence fusion center has proved successful in the US, and could prove useful in the Northern Triangle of Central America in the fight against street gangs.

Democracy and Security: The Current Debate on Reforming U.S. Intelligence

Democracy and Security: The Current Debate on Reforming U.S. Intelligence

The revelations of Edward Snowden regarding the NSA have focused more attention on the issue of reforming intelligence in the US than at any time since 1970s.

The NSA Revelations and the State of American Intelligence

The NSA Revelations and the State of American Intelligence

The end result of the NSA debate is likely to be an even more capable intelligence community that is better supported by the leaders who guide it and the people it protects.

The NSA, Snowden and the Media

The NSA, Snowden and the Media

Traditional forms of media have historically been critical friends to the intelligence agencies, but this relationship has become antagonistic because of the Snowden leaks.

What NSA Leaks Reveal about Ethics in America’s Intelligence Community

What NSA Leaks Reveal about Ethics in America’s Intelligence Community

American intelligence community employees are devoted to the welfare of their countries and citizens, but they must deal with bureaucracies that often punish people who act on ethical insights.

The Effect of Conspiracy Theories on the Central Intelligence Agency

The Effect of Conspiracy Theories on the Central Intelligence Agency

Conspiracy theories are seldom conducive to good policy-making, and they have harmed the reputation and reduced the power of U.S. government secret agencies, especially the CIA.

The Potential of Social Network Analysis in Intelligence

The Potential of Social Network Analysis in Intelligence

Within its limits, SNA can be applied to identify individuals or organizations within a network, generate new leads and simulate flows of information or money throughout a network.

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