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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: intelligence, government, factbook
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1995-10
ISBN-10: 0788123874
ISBN-13: 9780788123870

Provides information on what the CIA is & what it does. Includes chapters on the CIA seal, the genesis of the CIA, key events in the CIA's history, tenures of directors & deputy directors, diagram of the director of Central Intelligence Command responsibilities, the director of Central Intelligence & his deputies, the intelligence cycle, the intelligence community, executive & legislative oversight of intelligence, CIA medals, CIA headquarters buildings, & more. Photos, charts & tables.

Author: Harold P. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: episodes, three, policymakers, vietnam, cia
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 1998-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788183311
ISBN-13: 9780788183317

Reviews the Intelligence Community's analytic performance during the chaotic Vietnam era, with particular focus on the efforts of CIA analysts. Offers a candid view of the CIA's intelligence assessments concerning Vietnam during three episodes between 1962 and 1968 and the reactions of senior U.S. policymakers to those assessments. Shows that CIA analysts had a firm grasp of the situation in Vietnam and expressed doubts that heightened U.S. military pressure alone could win the war. Contrary to the opinions voiced by Robert McNamara and others, this volume illustrates the expertise CIA officer

Author: Gregory W. Pedlow
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, cia
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 1998-08
ISBN-10: 0788183265
ISBN-13: 9780788183263

A comprehensive & authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program (MORP), which from 1954 to 1974 developed & operated 2 extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 & the A-12 OXCART. Describes not only the program's technological & bureaucratic aspects, but also its political & international context. The MORP, along with other overhead systems that emerged from it, changed the CIA's work & structure in ways that were both revolutionary & permanent. The formation of the Directorate of S&T in the 1960s, principally to develop & direct reconnaissance programs, is the most obvious l

Author: Woodrow J. Kuhns
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: war, years, cold, threat, soviet, assessing
Number of Pages: 469
Published: 1999-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788183273
ISBN-13: 9780788183270

Contains documents produced by the CIA & its predecessor between 1946 & the end of 1950. During this period of the Cold War, Pres. Truman tried to understand the menacing behavior of the Soviet Union & his erstwhile ally, Joseph Stalin. The CIA analysts provided the Pres. with periodic summaries & interpretations of the most significant world events. They also provided ad hoc papers that analyzed specific issues of interest to the administration. Much of this material is being made public for the first time. Taken as a whole, this volume provides the first comprehensive survey of CIA's early a

Author: Mary S. McAuliffe
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crisis, missile, cuban, documents, cia
Number of Pages: 403
Published: 1992-03
ISBN-10: 078811638X
ISBN-13: 9780788116384

CIAąs most important documents about the Cuban Millsile Crisis. Contains the łhoneymoon cables ̨ that Director of CIA John A. McCone sent to Headquarters from France a month before the crisis, as well as his notes taken during the National Security Council Executive Committee meetings at the height of the crisis.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: espionage, case, ames, aldrich, investigation, report
Number of Pages: 243
Published: 1995-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788116185
ISBN-13: 9780788116186

The official report of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the U.S. House of Representatives on the Aldrich Ames espionage case. Special emphasis on the effectiveness of counterintelligence and security activities conducted by the CIA, the roles of the CIA and FBI in espionage investigations in general and this investigation in particular, and other related concerns.

Author: James A. Leach
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hearing, congressional, laundering, money, russian
Number of Pages: 461
Published: 2001-07
ISBN-10: 0756712556
ISBN-13: 9780756712556

Examines allegations that corrupt Russian groups & individuals have infiltrated Western fin'l. institutions. Witnesses: Vladimir Brovkin & Louise Shelley, Amer. Univ. Transnat. Crime & Corrupt. Ctr.; Arnaud deBorchgrave, Global Organized Crime Project, CSIS; Fritz Ermarth, former CIA Russian Analyst; Richard Palmer, former CIA Station Chief; Paul Saunders, Nixon Center; Yuri Shvets, former KGB agent; Lawrence Summers, Dept. of the Treasury; Anne Williamson, author; R. James Woolsey, former Dir., CIA; Thomas Renyi, Bank of NY; James Robinson, DoJ; Yuri Shchekochikhin, Member, Russian Duma; Anne
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