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Author Todd, Paul, 1951-

Title Spies, lies and the War on Terror / Paul Todd, Jonathan Bloch & Patrick Fitzgerald
Published London ; New York : Zed Books, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 212 pages)
Contents About the Authors; Acronyms and abbreviations; Introduction -- The sleep of reason; 1 -- Intelligence and Islamism; 2 -- Faith and lies; 3 -- Spies, 'enemy combatants' and the long war; 4 -- Liberty: the casualty of lies; 5 -- Europe and the War on Terror; Conclusion -- Illiberal democracy and 'manufactured risk'; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Summary Todd & Bloch argue that the bureaucracy and narrow political goals surrounding intelligence actually have the potential to increase the terrorist threat. This lively and shocking account is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the new power of intelligence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-201) and index
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Subject Disinformation.
Intelligence service -- Law and legislation.
Intelligence service.
Military intelligence -- Political aspects.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Form Electronic book
Author Bloch, Jonathan.
Fitzgerald, Patrick, 1959-2008.
ISBN 1842778307 (hbk.)
1842778315 (paperback)
1848133766 (electronic bk.)
9781842778302 (hbk.)
9781842778319 (paperback)
9781848133761 (electronic bk.)