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Author Jervis, Robert, 1940-

Title Why intelligence fails : lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War / Robert Jervis.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    955.053 JER    Available
Description ix, 238 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Cornell studies in security affairs
Cornell studies in security affairs.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Adventures in intelligence -- Failing to see that the Shah was in danger : introduction, postmortem, and CIA comments -- Analysis of NFAC's performance on Iran's domestic crisis, mid-1977-7 November 1978 -- CIA comments on the report -- The Iraq WMD intelligence failure : what everyone knows is wrong -- The politics and psychology of intelligence and intelligence reform.
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Evaluation -- Case studies.
Intelligence service -- United States -- Evaluation -- Case studies.
Iraq War, 2003- -- Military intelligence -- United States -- Evaluation.
Weapons of mass destruction -- Iraq.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979.
ISBN 9780801447853 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801447852 (cloth : alk. paper)

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