Secret Agencies by Professor Loch K. Johnson
U.S. Intelligence in a Hostile World

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How has the end of the cold war affected America's intelligence agencies? When are aggressive clandestine operations justifiable? Should the US engage in more aggressive economic espionage? These are a few of the issues examined in this study of strategic intelligence.
 

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Loch K. Johnson is Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of Georgia.
 
Published September 25, 1996 by Yale University Press. 282 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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It is doubtful if any intelligence agency can ever be totally clean. By their nature, they attract adventurers and renegades. Some are sincere patriots, others merely self-serving and potential de

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Johnson, a University of Georgia political science professor, is evenhanded in describing U.S. intelligence's successes, as well as its dirty-pool black marks--the Allende affair, internal surveillance of Vietnam protesters, Iran-Contra and others less well-known.

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