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The Resource Spying blind : the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11, Amy B. Zegart, (electronic resource)

Spying blind : the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11, Amy B. Zegart, (electronic resource)

Label
Spying blind : the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11
Title
Spying blind
Title remainder
the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11
Statement of responsibility
Amy B. Zegart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this pathbreaking book, Amy Zegart provides the first scholarly examination of the intelligence failures that preceded September 11. Until now, those failures have been attributed largely to individual mistakes. But Zegart shows how and why the intelligence system itself left us vulnerable. Zegart argues that after the Cold War ended, the CIA and FBI failed to adapt to the rise of terrorism. She makes the case by conducting painstaking analysis of more than three hundred intelligence reform recommendations and tracing the history of CIA and FBI counterterrorism efforts from 1991 to 2001, dr
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1967-
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Zegart, Amy B.
Dewey number
973.931
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Intelligence service
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Terrorism
Label
Spying blind : the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11, Amy B. Zegart, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-307) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
An organizational view of 9/11 -- Canaries in the coal mine : the case for failed adaptation -- Crossing an academic no-man's land : explaining failed adaptation -- Fighting Osama one bureaucrat at a time : adaptation failure in the CIA -- Signals found and lost : the CIA and 9/11 -- Real men don't type : adaptation failure in the FBI -- Evidence teams at the ready : the FBI and 9/11 -- The more things change-- -- Appendix : Intelligence reform catalog methodology
Control code
ocn437417001
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 317 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830275
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437417001
Label
Spying blind : the CIA, the FBI, and the origins of 9/11, Amy B. Zegart, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-307) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
An organizational view of 9/11 -- Canaries in the coal mine : the case for failed adaptation -- Crossing an academic no-man's land : explaining failed adaptation -- Fighting Osama one bureaucrat at a time : adaptation failure in the CIA -- Signals found and lost : the CIA and 9/11 -- Real men don't type : adaptation failure in the FBI -- Evidence teams at the ready : the FBI and 9/11 -- The more things change-- -- Appendix : Intelligence reform catalog methodology
Control code
ocn437417001
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 317 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830275
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437417001

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