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The Conduct of Intelligence in Democracies: Processes, Practices, Cultures

Florina Cristiana Matei and Carolyn Halladay, editors
The Conduct of Intelligence in Democracies: Processes, Practices, Cultures
ISBN: 978-1-62637-769-1
$79.95
Forthcoming July 2019/265 pages/LC: 2019001583
"A fascinating analysis of one of the most pressing problems of today: how to manage the delicate balance between the institutions and laws that give democracy substance and those intended to protect it. Anyone interested in contemporary security and intelligence studies must read this fine collection."—Joseph Maiolo, King's College London

"This excellent book ... provides an intriguing discussion of almost every major question or area of concern that informs the present-day practice of intelligence in democratic societies."—Joseph Fitsanakis, Coastal Carolina University

DESCRIPTION

What are the role and place of secret services and covert operations in democratic settings? How do states balance the need for both secrecy and openness? What are the challenges to creating effective intelligence practices? Focusing on these crucial questions, the authors of The Conduct of Intelligence in Democracies examine the purposes and processes of intelligence communities in today's security environment.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Florina Cristiana Matei is lecturer in the Center for Civil-Military Relations at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Carolyn Halladay is senior lecturer in the National Security Affairs Department at NPS.

CONTENTS

  • Foreword—Mark Phythian.
  • The Role and Purpose of Intelligence in a Democracy—the Editors.
  • THE INTELLIGENCE PROCESS.
  • The Intelligence Cycle—A. M. Díaz-Fernández.
  • Collection Policy and Planning—M. Fowler.
  • Developing Analytic Capabilities—J. Tullius.
  • Counterintelligence—J. Brito-Gonçalves.
  • ROLES AND MISSIONS IN TODAY'S SECURITY CONTEXT.
  • Covert Operations—R. Arcos.
  • The Law Enforcement–Intelligence Nexus—L.I. Carroll.
  • Intelligence Sharing—L. Peters.
  • Counterinsurgency—E.E. Estévez.
  • The UN Intelligence Function—B. Oudet.
  • The Public vs. Private Distinction—D. Van Puyvelde.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY AND CULTURE.
  • Oversight of Intelligence—T.C. Bruneau.
  • Classified Information and the News Media—T. Mabry.
  • National Intelligence Cultures—I. Chiru.
  • CONCLUSION.
  • Intelligence in Democracies—J.J. Wirtz.