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Aid, Matthew M., 1958-
Intel wars : the secret history of the fight against terror / Matthew M. Aid
1st U.S. ed
New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV6432.4 .A48 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States -- History
Intelligence service -- United States -- History
Physical Description 261 p., [8] plates : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-245) and index
Contents Lipstick on a pig : warning signs in Afghanistan -- Liberty crossing -- The sword of Damocles : the continuing travails in Afghanistan -- The root of all evil : the Pakistani problem -- We have to kill them all : scenes from the Global War on Terrorism -- Men of zeal : homeland security and domestic terrorism -- Distant battlefields : mission creep and the U.S. intelligence community -- The past is prologue : the lessons for U.S. intelligence from today's battlefields
Summary Traces the growth of the American intelligence community after the September 11 attacks, citing the billions that have been spent on intelligence efforts while explaining why its sophisticated systems are still being eluded by enemies
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