Global Intelligence: The World's Secret Services Today

Front Cover
Zed Books, Nov 8, 2003 - Political Science - 240 pages
1 Review
This fascinating exploration of secret service and intelligence agencies throughout the world details the new roles they have found for themselves as they target rogue states, terrorism, and the drug war. It shows how ultramodern technologies have increased their power to spy abroad and eavesdrop at home. It also exposes the unsolved contradiction between the world of these secretive, unaccountable agencies and the requirements of a free, democratic society.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

This book is basically an alphabet soup breakdown of the intelligence agencies around the world, with more emphasis on some of the more important ones, and actually a reasonably lengthy explanation ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (2003)

Paul Todd is the author of World Power and Global Reach: US Security Policy in Southwest Asia.

Jonathan Bloch co-authored British Intelligence and Covert Action, and was also a co-author of three chapters in the collection Dirty Work 2: The CIA in Africa.

Bibliographic information