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Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.)

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Works: 95 works in 251 publications in 1 language and 18,548 library holdings
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Most widely held works about Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.)
 
Most widely held works by Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.)
Studies in intelligence( )

in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting to know the president : CIA briefings of presidential candidates, 1952-1992 by John L Helgerson( )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology of intelligence analysis by Richards J Heuer( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Center for the Study of Intelligence of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) presents the full text of the book "Psychology of Intelligence Analysis," written by Richards J. Heuer, Jr. The book consists of a collection of articles on cognitive psychology regarding how people process information to make judgments on incomplete and ambiguous information
Ronald Reagan, intelligence, and the end of the Cold War : Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California, November 2, 2011 by Intelligence and the End of the Cold War Symposium on Ronald Reagan( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California, November 2, 2011."
Assessing the Soviet threat : the early Cold War years( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Focuses on the difficult yet important task of intelligence analysis. Although less glamorous to observers than either espionage or covert action, it is the process of analysis that provides the key end product to the policymaker: 'finished' intelligence that can help the US Government craft effective foreign and security policies"--Page 1
The creation of the intelligence community : founding documents( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our first line of defense" : presidential reflections on US intelligence by Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Agency and the Hill : CIA's relationship with Congress, 1946-2004 by L. Britt Snider( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The CIA and the U-2 program, 1954-1974 by Gregory W Pedlow( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A-12 OXCART. It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context. The manned reconnaissance program, along with other overhead systems that emerged from it, changed the CIA's work and structure in ways that were both revolutionary and permanent. The formation of the Directorate of Science and Technology in the 1960s, principally to develop and direct reconnaissance programs, is the most obvious legacy of the events recounted in this study
Sharing secrets with lawmakers : Congress as a user of intelligence by L. Britt Snider( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Predicting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan : the intelligence community's record by Douglas J MacEachin( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chinese media : more autonomous and diverse--within limits by Todd Hazelbarth( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA's analysis of the Soviet Union, 1947-1991 : a documentary collection by United States( )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides key documents used to analyze and explain the intentions and capability of the Soviet Union to US policymakers
Watching the bear : essays on CIA's analysis of the Soviet Union by United States( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA assessments of the Soviet Union : the record versus the charges by Douglas J MacEachin( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of moles and molehunters : a review of counterintelligence literature, 1977-92( )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founding fathers of American intelligence by P. K Rose( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directors & Deputy Directors of Central Intelligence( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analytic culture in the US intelligence community : an ethnographic study by Rob Johnston( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a rare season when the intelligence story in the news concerns intelligence analysis, not secret operations abroad. The United States is having such a season as it debates whether intelligence failed in the run-up to both September 11 and the second Iraq war, and so Rob Johnston's wonderful book is perfectly timed to provide the back-story to those headlines. The CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence is to be commended for having the good sense to find Johnston and the courage to support his work, even though his conclusions are not what many in the world of intelligence analysis would like to hear. He reaches those conclusions through the careful procedures of an anthropologist -- conducting literally hundreds of interviews and observing and participating in dozens of work groups in intelligence analysis -- and so they cannot easily be dismissed as mere opinion, still less as the bitter mutterings of those who have lost out in the bureaucratic wars. His findings constitute not just a strong indictment of the way American intelligence performs analysis, but also, and happily, a guide for how to do better. Johnston finds no baseline standard analytic method. Instead, the most common practice is to conduct limited brainstorming on the basis of previous analysis, thus producing a bias toward confirming earlier views. The validating of data is questionable -- for instance, the Directorate of Operation's (DO) "cleaning" of spy reports doesn't permit testing of their validity -- reinforcing the tendency to look for data that confirms, not refutes, prevailing hypotheses. The process is risk averse, with considerable managerial conservatism. There is much more emphasis on avoiding error than on imagining surprises. The analytic process is driven by current intelligence, especially the CIA's crown jewel analytic product, the President's Daily Brief (PDB), which might be caricatured as "CNN plus secrets."
Archangel : CIA's supersonic A-12 reconnaissance aircraft by David Scott Robarge( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Agency and the Hill : CIA's relationship with Congress, 1946-2004
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Assessing the Soviet threat : the early Cold War yearsThe Agency and the Hill : CIA's relationship with Congress, 1946-2004Analytic culture in the US intelligence community : an ethnographic study
Alternative Names
Center for the study of intelligence

Center for the study of intelligence Washington, DC

CSI

CSI (Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.))

Etats-Unis Central intelligence agency Center for the study of intelligence

United States Center for the Study of Intelligence

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Center for the Study of Intelligence

USA Center for the Study of Intelligence

USA Central Intelligence Agency Center for the Study of Intelligence

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English (119)