Global Intelligence: The World's Secret Services Today (Global Issues)

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This volume explains the impact of the war on terrorism on the world's secret services and intelligence agencies and describes how ultra-modern new technologies have vastly increased their power to spy and eavesdrop.
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ISBN-13: 9781842771136
ISBN-10: 1842771132
Pagini: 256
Dimensiuni: 138 x 216 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.21 kg
Editura: ZED BOOKS
Colecția Zed Books
Seria Global Issues

Locul publicării: United Kingdom


Introduction: Intelligence after 9-11 - A New Internationalism?

Defining the threat
After the Berlin Wall
Intelligence agencies today
So, why is the issue of intelligence and security still important?

1. 'Terrorism' - The Dark Side of Globalisation

Terrorism and intelligence - Siamese twins?
Islam and the myth of confrontation
A new internationalism? The US experience before and after 9-11
Western Europe - rolling the new bandwagon
Israel - 'manipulating the Bush Doctrine'
A clash of bandwagons?

2. Technologies of Surveillance

The panoptic view - satellite surveillance on a global scale
Echelon - who's on the watch list?
Encryption and 'backdoors'
The Economic Backdoor - State Surveillance and the Private Sector
The Third World, human rights and the Internet
Intelligence and law enforcement - breaking down the firewall.
The dark glass - into the future

3. US Intelligence: back to the future?

The Gulf War and after: grasping the 'unipolar moment'
'Redefining national security' - Clinton and the rise of economic intelligence
Blowback 1: Iraq - 'enormous market potential'
Blowback 2 - Afghanistan, Pakistan and the legacy of William Casey
Latin America - business as usual?
Intelligence without policy or policy without intelligence?

4. The European Union - new purpose, old methods?

The UK
Germany and the European Union

5. Russia: from KGB to FSB and back again?

The FSB: two coups and a demise exaggerated
The SVR - 'still in the big four'

6. Israel: the living Security Dilemma?

The main services
The toll of 'targeted killings'
Mossad's global reach
The US connection: 'codenamed Jumbo'

7. Intelligence in the South: the Growth of the Virtual State

The Middle East: the hidden hand syndrome
Syria: the rise of the Mukhabarat state
Iraq: 'a sort of frenzy'
India and Pakistan: the democratic deficit
Burma: opposition and micro-management
South Africa: the democratic chance

8. Concluding Perspectives: Knowledge, Power and Accountability

The new Iron Triangle
Intelligence and accountability: bucking the trend?
Looking to the future

Annex: How to Research Your Intelligence Agency