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Author McDermott, Rose, 1962- author

Title Intelligence success and failure : the human factor / Rose McDermott and Uri Bar-Joseph
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Summary 'Intelligence Success and Failure' presents a new theory in the study of strategic surprise that claims the key explanation for warning failure is not unintentional action, but rather, motivated biases in key intelligence and central leaders that null any sense of doubt prior to surprise attacks
Notes Previously issued in print: 2017
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 24, 2017)
Subject Military intelligence -- Decision making -- Psychological aspects.
Surprise (Military science)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Soviet Union.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Military intelligence -- United States.
Israel-Arab War, 1973 -- Military intelligence -- Israel.
Form Electronic book
Author Bar-Joseph, Uri, author
ISBN 9780190677008 (ebook)