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Author Theoharis, Athan G.

Title The quest for absolute security : the failed relations among U.S. intelligence agencies / Athan Theoharis.

Imprint Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    327.1273 THE    Available
Description viii, 309 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-293) and index.
Contents The origins of U.S. intelligence, 1882-1919 -- A period of transition, 1919-1936 -- The origins of the national security state, 1936-1945 : Part I, domestic intelligence -- The origins of the national security state, 1940-1945 : Part II, foreign intelligence -- Bureaucracy and centralization, 1945-1952 -- Secrecy and the loss of accountability, 1952-1965 -- The breakdown of the Cold War consensus, 1965-1978 -- Reaffirmation of the national security state, 1979-2005 -- Hopes and realities.
Subject United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History.
Intelligence service -- United States -- History.
Internal security -- United States -- History.
National security -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781566636971 (cloth : alk. paper)
1566636973 (cloth : alk. paper)

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