Oswald and the CIA: The Documented Truth About the Unknown by John Newman

By John Newman

One of the main unsettling, revelatory books in regards to the courting among the CIA and JFK's alleged murderer ever released "reads like an elaborate undercover agent mystery" (Publishers Weekly).

From the acclaimed writer of JFK and Vietnam comes a booklet that uncovers the government's function within the Kennedy assassination extra basically than any earlier inquiry. What used to be the level of the CIA's involvement with Lee Harvey Oswald? Why was once Oswald's dossier tampered with prior to the assassination of John F. Kennedy? And why did major files from that dossier mysteriously disappear? Oswald and the CIA solutions those questions, no longer with theories, yet with info from the first resources themselves—ex-agents, officers, and mystery files. to examine the Oswald dossier is to examine the main delicate CIA operation of the chilly conflict. the tale is as alarming because it is tragic; the lies and manipulations it unearths led on to Kennedy's homicide. Oswald and the CIA is a gripping trip to the darkest corners of the CIA. 23 black-and-white images

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Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Intelligence by Ephraim Kahana

By Ephraim Kahana

Given the rivalries and suspicions triumphing within the center East, it isn't remarkable that the majority of those states are very desirous about espionage and infiltration. With the extra hazard of terrorism, nuclear guns, a wide U.S. army presence, and the Arab-Israeli clash, the result's an impressively busy intelligence undefined, proportionately higher and extra wide than in so much different regions.

The Historical Dictionary of center East Intelligence addresses intelligence matters within the quarter from old heritage and the center a long time via glossy occasions, protecting the decline of the Ottoman Empire, intelligence job within the center East in the course of and among the 2 international wars, and the interaction among colonial and native intelligence and counterintelligence firms of the interval. It additionally offers the fairly new fundamentalist terrorist corporations that experience had an important influence on diplomacy and at the constitution and deployment of intelligence, counterintelligence, and different safeguard organs within the heart East this day. With a chronology, an introductory essay, and over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on vital occasions and key agencies serious about all elements of intelligence accumulating and research, in addition to the biographies of key gamers, this is often a tremendous reference at the present state of affairs within the center East.

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Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism: Countering the Radical by Frances L. Flannery

By Frances L. Flannery

This e-book explores a cross-cultural worldview referred to as 'radical apocalypticism' that underlies nearly all of terrorist activities within the twenty-first century.

Although now not all apocalypticism is violent, in its severe types radical apocalypticism offers upward push to terrorists as different as individuals of Al Qaeda, Anders Behring Breivik, or Timothy McVeigh. In its secular diversifications, it additionally motivates ideological terrorists, comparable to the eco-terrorists Earth Liberation entrance or The Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski. This ebook offers an unique paradigm for distinguishing among peaceable and violent or radical different types of apocalypticism and analyses the historical past, significant ameliorations, and features of the apocalyptic inspiration method. utilizing an inter-disciplinary and cross-cultural technique, this publication discusses the mechanisms of radicalization and dynamics of perceived oppression and violence to elucidate anew the self-identities, motivations, and pursuits of a huge swath of terrorists. As traditional counter-terrorism methods have to date didn't stem the cycle of terrorism, this procedure indicates a complete "cultural" approach to fighting terrorism that addresses the charm of radical apocalyptic terrorist ideology itself.

This e-book might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of apocalypticism, political violence, terrorism and counter-terrorism, intelligence reports, non secular reports, and safety reviews.

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U.S. Intelligence and the Nazis by Richard Breitman, Visit Amazon's Norman J. W. Goda Page,

By Richard Breitman, Visit Amazon's Norman J. W. Goda Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Norman J. W. Goda, , Timothy Naftali, Robert Wolfe

At a time while intelligence successes and screw ups are on the middle of public dialogue, this e-book presents an unheard of inside of examine how intelligence firms functionality in the course of battle and peacetime. because the direct results of the 1998 Nazi battle Crimes Disclosure Act, the quantity attracts upon many files declassified lower than this legislations to bare what U.S. intelligence companies discovered approximately Nazi crimes in the course of global conflict II and concerning the nature of Nazi intelligence businesses' position within the Holocaust. It examines how a few U.S. businesses came upon how one can benefit from Nazi Germany's expropriation of the valuables of German Jews. The paintings additionally unearths startling new info at the chilly conflict connections among the U.S. govt and Hitler's former officials.

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Key to Sinai, The Battles for Abu Agelia in the - and - Arab by George W. Gawrych

By George W. Gawrych

[Includes five figures and 21 maps]
Situated among the Suez Canal and Israel and marked by means of the cruel atmosphere of the relevant Sinai lies Abu Ageila, an unprepossessing quarter of low ridges and hills during which passes the best-surfaced highway within the peninsula. as a result of its position at the relevant course, just about the Israeli-Egyptian border, Abu Ageila grew to become the most important to the Sinai within the Arab-Israeli wars of 1956 and 1967. The fight for this barren land in wars offers an epic tale of conflict and divulges the impression of expertise at the guidance for and behavior of war.
In either the 1956 and 1967 wars, Abu Ageila used to be the most gateway to the Sinai for the Israel safeguard Forces. but, as Dr. George W. Gawrych demonstrates, there have been marked modifications among Egyptian and Israeli conflict plans, arrangements, operations, and ends up in the 2 battles for the world. In 1956, Israel carried the weight of a constricting alliance with Britain and France and confronted different large army difficulties. the outcome was once that Israel fought a tough and dear conflict for Abu Ageila. by contrast, in 1967, the Israel security Forces built an excellent operational plan and accomplished powerful unit command and keep an eye on and attained a decisive victory.
Based on large learn, together with own interviews with Israeli commanders and briefings through Egyptian army historians, Key to the Sinai is a crisp conflict narrative of wilderness war and a scientific historic research of 2 armies confronting the altering phrases of conflict. scholars of AirLand conflict doctrine will locate analyzing this study Survey a stimulus to assembly the demanding situations of recent struggle.

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Butchers & Cannibals by Nigel Blundell

By Nigel Blundell

Mass homicide is lousy adequate. yet a few serial killers not just embark on slaying to slake their perverted pleasures yet benefit from the mutilation in their sufferers' our bodies – and infrequently additionally revert to cannibalism.

The uncomplicated act of slaying might sicken most folks. but that isn't adequate a thrill in the event you locate the buzz starts as soon as their sufferers are useless. slicing up corpses is, in fact, a technique of removing the proof. yet right here we learn the butchers who dismember for pleasure.

They are monsters like Andrei Chikatilo, the so-called 'Rostov Ripper', who tortured, murdered, chopped up and infrequently cannibalized as many as 50 sufferers. Or they are often quiet unassuming perverts like Dennis Nilsen, whose London apartment of horrors so overflowed with physique components that they blocked the drains.

There is not anything new approximately this, the sickest facet of murder, after all. the main recognized serial killer of all was once Jack the Ripper – and butchering maniacs have been...

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Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis by Patrick F. Walsh

By Patrick F. Walsh

This ebook tracks submit 11th of September advancements in nationwide safeguard and policing intelligence and their relevance to new rising components of intelligence perform reminiscent of: corrections, biosecurity, inner most and regulatory environments. advancements are explored thematically throughout 3 huge sections:

  • applying intelligence
  • understanding structures
  • developing a discipline.

Issues explored comprise: figuring out intelligence versions; the strategic administration demanding situations of intelligence; intelligence capability construction; and the moral dimensions of intelligence perform. utilizing case stories accrued from wide-ranging interviews with leaders, managers and intelligence practitioners from a variety of perform parts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the united kingdom and US, the publication indentifies examples of fine perform throughout international locations and corporations that could be suitable to different settings.

Uniquely bringing jointly major theoretical and functional advancements in a pattern of conventional and rising parts of intelligence, this booklet offers readers with a extra holistic and inter-disciplinary viewpoint at the evolving intelligence box throughout numerous assorted perform contexts.

Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis may be suitable to a extensive viewers together with intelligence practitioners and executives operating throughout all fields of intelligence (national protection, policing, inner most and rising components) in addition to scholars taking classes in policing and intelligence analysis.

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Unsafe for Democracy: World War I and the U.S. Justice by William H. Thomas, Nick Williams, Caravan

By William H. Thomas, Nick Williams, Caravan

During the 1st international warfare it was once the duty of the U.S. division of Justice, utilizing the newly handed Espionage Act and its later Sedition Act modification, to prosecute and convict those that antagonistic America’s access into the clash. In Unsafe for Democracy, historian William H. Thomas Jr. indicates that the Justice division didn't cease at this respectable cost yet went a lot further—paying cautionary visits to suspected dissenters, pressuring them to specific help of the struggle attempt, or intimidating them into silence. from time to time going undercover, investigators attempted to elicit the unguarded reviews of people believed to be a chance to the present social order.
In this large but mostly mystery crusade, brokers solid their internet vast, focusing on isolationists, pacifists, immigrants, socialists, hard work organizers, African americans, and priests. The unemployed, the mentally ailing, students, schoolteachers, even schoolchildren, all may perhaps come lower than scrutiny, frequently within the context of the main trivial and benign actions of day-by-day life.
            Delving into a variety of reviews by way of Justice division detectives, Thomas records how, in case after case, they used threats and warnings to frighten conflict critics and silence dissent. This early executive campaign for wartime ideological conformity, Thomas argues, marks one of many extra doubtful achievements of the revolutionary Era—and a improvement that resonates within the current day.

Best Books for specified pursuits, chosen through the yankee organization of faculty Librarians

“Recommended for all libraries.”—Frederic Krome, Library Journal

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German Assault Troops of the First World War by Stephen Bull

By Stephen Bull

To many it should later look as though the rule of thumb e-book of conflict were torn up and thrown away. international conflict I is mostly characterised as a static struggle of attrition, yet by means of its finish a brand new doctrine of fireplace and stream emerged, with the squad because the key tactical unit, marking a basic shift in equipment of battle. As past due as March 1918, attack detachments used those strategies to smash the British fifth military and take 50,000 prisoners. Stephen Bull lines the improvement of German hurricane strategies within the context of trench war waged with new expertise: drastically more suitable machine-guns, super-heavy artillery, flamethrowers, and gasoline. The legend of German stormtroops has proved strong and enduring. They have been imperative to Blitzkrieg, and Hitler styled them as elite soldiers—living examples of Nietzschean supermen. As proven the following, those strategies didn't seem out of nowhere.

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