Intelligence Power in Peace and War

An analysis of the role of the intelligence services.

Author: Michael Herman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521566363

Category: History

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An analysis of the role of the intelligence services.
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Intelligence Services in the Information Age

Intelligence can embrace the sources and methods of both historiography and archaeology; the 'action information' sources are restricted to those of archaeology (Herman, Intelligence Power in Peace and War, pp. 82-7). 37.

Author: Michael Herman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136615351

Category: History

Page: 256

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Intelligence was a central element of the Cold War and the need for it was expected to diminish after the USSR's collapse, yet in recent years it has been in greater demand than ever. The atrocities of 11 September and the subsequent "war on terrorism" now call for an even more intensive effort. Important questions arise on how intelligence fits into the world of increased threats, globalization and expanded international action. This volume contains the recent work on this subject by Michael Herman, British intelligence professional for 35 years and Oxford University academic. It compares intelligence with other government information services, and discusses the British intelligence system and the case for its reform. It also addresses the ethical issues raised by intelligence's methods and results: "do they on balance make for a better world or a worse one?". Other chapters explore a wide range of intelligence topics past and present, including the transatlantic relationship, the alliance strategies of Norway and New Zealand, Mrs Thatcher's "de-unionization" of British Sigint, and personal memories of the British Cabinet Office in the 1970s. Michael Herman argues for intelligence professionalism as a contribution to international security and for its encouragement as a world standard. The modern challenge is for intelligence to support international cooperation in ways originally developed to advance national interests, while at the same time developing some restraint and international "rules of the game", in the use of intrusive and covert methods on its traditional targets. The effects of 11 September on this challenge are discussed in a thoughtful afterword.
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Intelligence and Strategy

“The Symbol and Substance of Seapower: Britain, the United States and the One-Power Standard, 1919–1921”, in B.J.C. McKercher ... 1999) Herman, Michael, Intelligence Power in Peace and War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Author: John Ferris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134233359

Category: History

Page: 408

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John Ferris' work in strategic and intelligence history is widely praised for its originality and the breadth of its research. At last his major pioneering articles are now available in this one single volume. In Intelligence and Strategy these essential articles have been fundamentally revised to incorporate new evidence and information withheld by governments when they were first published. This volume reshapes the study of communications intelligence by tracing Britain's development of cipher machines providing the context to Ultra and Enigma, and by explaining how British and German signals intelligence shaped the desert war. The author also explains how intelligence affected British strategy and diplomacy from 1874 to 1940 and world diplomacy during the 1930s and the Second World War. Finally he traces the roots for contemporary intelligence, and analyzes intelligence and the RMA as well as the role of intelligence in the 2003 Gulf War. This volume ultimately brings new light to our understanding of the relations between intelligence, strategy and diplomacy between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 21st century.
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Intelligence Crises and Security

6 William Eckhardt, 'Civilizations, Empire and Wars', Journal of Peace Research 27/1 (1990) p.14. 7 Patrick Chabal (ed.) ... Michael Herman, Intelligence Power in Peace and War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1996) pp.284–7.

Author: Len Scott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317997566

Category: History

Page: 288

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This collection of essays by leading experts seeks to explore what lessons for the exploitation and management of secret intelligence might be drawn from a variety of case studies ranging from the 1920s to the ‘War on Terror’. Long regarded as the ‘missing dimension’ of international history and politics, public and academic interest in the role of secret intelligence has continued to grow in recent years, not least as a result of controversy surrounding the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11 2001. Intelligence, Crises and Security addresses a range of themes including: crisis management, covert diplomacy, intelligence tradecraft, counterterrorism, intelligence ‘overload’, intelligence in relation to neutral states, deception, and signals intelligence. The work breaks new ground in relation to numerous key international episodes and events, not least as a result of fresh disclosures from government archives across the world. This book was previously published as a special issue of Intelligence and National Security.
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National Security and Parliamentary Democracy, Oxford, 1994, 411; M. Herman, Intelligence Power in Peace and War, Cambridge, 1997, 336. [22] E.g. K. DeYoung, 'A Fight Against Terrorism 4 and DisorganiZation', Washington Post, 9.8.2006.

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Raymond Aron and International Relations

Aron, R. (2003), Peace and War: A Theory of International Relations. New Brunswick, NJ: Transactions ... Betts, R. (2009), Enemies of Intelligence: Knowledge and Power in American National Security. New York: Columbia University Press.

Author: Olivier Schmitt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317215967

Category: Political Science

Page: 204

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At a time when the field of International Relations (IR) is diverting from grand theoretical debates, rediscovering the value of classical realism and exploring its own intellectual history, this book contributes to these debates by presenting a cohesive view of Raymond Aron’s theory of IR. It explores how a careful reading of Aron can contribute to important current debates, in particular what a theory of IR can be (and thus, what is within or outside the scope of this theory), how to bridge the gap that emerged in the 1970s between a "normative" and a "scientific" theory of IR, and finally how multidisciplinarity is possible (and desirable) in the study of IR. This edited collection offers a synthetic approach to Raymond Aron’s theory of International Relations by bringing together some of the most prominent specialists on Raymond Aron, thus filling an important gap in the current market of books devoted to IR theories and the historiography of the field. The volume is divided into three parts: the first part explores Aron’s intellectual contribution to the theoretical debates in IR, thus showing his originality and prescience; the second part traces Aron’s influence and explores his relations with other prominent scholars of his time, thus contributing to the historiography of the field; and the third part analyses Aron’s contemporary relevance. This comprehensive volume contributes to current debates in the field by showing the originality and breadth of Aron’s thought. This book will be of great interest to academics and students interested in IR theories, strategic studies and the historiography of the field.
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Handbook of Intelligence Studies

“The Constitutional Control of Intelligence,” Intelligence and National Security 1 (May): 255–71. Hennessy, Peter. 2003. The Secret State: Whitehall and the Cold War. London: Penguin. Herman, Michael. 1996. Intelligence Power in Peace ...

Author: Loch K. Johnson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135986872

Category: History

Page: 388

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This topical volume offers a comprehensive review of secret intelligence organizations and activities. Intelligence has been in the news consistently since 9/11 and the Iraqi WMD errors. Leading experts in the field approach the three major missions of intelligence: collection-and-analysis; covert action; and counterintelligence. Within each of these missions, the dynamically written essays dissect the so-called intelligence cycle to reveal the challenges of gathering and assessing information from around the world. Covert action, the most controversial intelligence activity, is explored, with special attention on the issue of military organizations moving into what was once primarily a civilian responsibility. The authors furthermore examine the problems that are associated with counterintelligence, protecting secrets from foreign spies and terrorist organizations, as well as the question of intelligence accountability, and how a nation can protect its citizens against the possible abuse of power by its own secret agencies. The Handbook of Intelligence Studies is a benchmark publication with major importance both for current research and for the future of the field. It is essential reading for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and scholars of intelligence studies, international security, strategic studies and political science in general.
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Britain in Egypt

M Herman, Intelligence Power in Peace and War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996). R Higham, Britain's Imperial Air Routes, 1918 to 1939. The Story of Britain's Overseas Airlines (London: G T Foulis & Co., 1960).

Author: Jayne Gifford

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781838604950

Category: Political Science

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Egypt under the British tends to be looked at now through a post-Suez lens – an inevitable disaster and the last puncturing of a doomed empire. But in fact Egypt for many years was the cornerstone of British success across the Middle East and North Africa. This image of empire was shattered after the First World War by the development of nationalism in Egypt – the foundation and growth of the nationalist Wafd party led by Saad Zaghlul and the creation of the Muslim Brotherhood in 1928. Throughout this period Britain continued to control the Nile Valley – under Field Marshal Allenby and then George Lloyd – through a policy of deliberate containment of nationalism and a slow relinquishing of powers (culminating in the Anglo-Egypt Treaty of 1936). This book will be the first to study that process in the Nile Valley in any great detail and contains previously unpublished primary sources.
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Spying on the World

The Declassified Documents of the Joint Intelligence Committee, 1936-2013 Richard J. Aldrich ... Michael Herman, Intelligence Power in Peace and War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), p. 152. 9. 'Soviet Interests, Intentions ...

Author: Richard J. Aldrich

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9780748678587

Category: Political Science

Page: 456

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For more than half a century, the Joint Intelligence Committee or 'JIC' has been a central component of the British Government's secret machinery. It represents the highest authority in the world of intelligence and acts as a broker between the spy and the policy-maker. From WWII to the War in Iraq, and from the Falklands to the IRA, it has been involved in almost every key foreign policy decision. This book reveals the declassified papers of the JIC, shining a light on the workings of Whitehall's secret world and the vital, previously unknown, role played by intelligence in pivotal events across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
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Spies Wiretaps and Secret Operations An Encyclopedia of American Espionage 2 volumes

“Washington Politics, Intelligence, and the Struggle Against Global Terrorism,” in Loch K. Johnson (ed.), Strategic Intelligence: Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism, volume 4. ... Intelligence Power in Peace and War.

Author: Glenn Peter Hastedt

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851098088

Category: Political Science

Page: 900

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A comprehensive two-volume overview and analysis of all facets of espionage in the American historical experience, focusing on key individuals and technologies. • Includes over 750 entries in chronologically organized sections, covering important spies, spying technologies, and events • Written by an expert team of contributing scholars from a variety of fields within history and political science • Provides a chronology of key events related to the use of espionage by the United States or by enemies within our borders • A glossary of key espionage terms • An extensive bibliography of print and electronic resources for further reading • Photos of key individuals plus maps of geographical locations and military engagements where espionage played an important role
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