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  • "Mark M. Lowenthal's trusted guide is the go-to resource for understanding how the intelligence community's history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions. In this Sixth Edition, the author highlights new challenges facing the intelligence community, examining NSA programs, UAVs, the impact of social media, and the effects of the Snowden leaks on collection and Congressional oversight. All transnational issues have been updated, especially to reflect changes in the war on terror. New analytic issues receive attention, including Big Data, multi-intelligence analysis, and shifting demands on the workforce. An expanded chapter on oversight scrutinizes the role of the FISA court, OMB, and GAO."
  • "Intelligence veteran Mark M. Lowenthal presents an academic introduction to the history and current role of intelligence agencies in the foreign policy of the United States. He surveys the growth of the intelligence agencies, examines their place in the general structure of government, reviews policy debates about the scope and nature of intelligence activities, and discusses intelligence reforms. With his friendly prose, he demystifies a complicated and complex process. Rich with examples and anecdotes, Intelligence also includes bolded key terms, an acronym list, suggested readings and websites, and a list of major intelligence reviews or proposals. On the Military Intelligence History Reading List. CISAC READING LIST."

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