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The CIA and the Pursuit of Security: History, Documents and Contexts

Huw Dylan, David Gioe, and Michael S. Goodman


Taking declassified and publicly available sources this book provides an insight into the evolution of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1947 to the Trump Presidency. Focusing on a mix of case studies historic case studies such as The Berlin Tunnel, and The Cuban Missile Crisis. As well as discussing the internal changes and evolution of the organisation from planning covert actions, to adapting to, using and developing technology to aid in intelligence collection and analysis. The book also talks to key individuals that have shaped the organisation at different points in its history as wel ... More

Keywords: Central Intelligence Agency, Evolution, Failure, President, Human Intelligence, Analysis, Technology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474428842
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428842.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Huw Dylan, author
King's College London

David Gioe, author
United States Military Academy

Michael S. Goodman, author
King's College London

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