U.S. National Security: A Reference Handbook

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ABC-CLIO, 2002 - Political Science - 357 pages
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National security is always front-page news. A unique reference work now focuses on every aspect of this critical area, from computer security to antiterrorist measures.

* Charts the careers and accomplishments of well-known individuals in the field, from legendary FBI directors such as J. Edgar Hoover to far-sighted thinkers, planners, security advisors, and administrators

* Examines major events in the security, espionage, and counterespionage field, from U-2 overflights of the Soviet Union to the Aldrich Ames case and the latest spy scandals

 

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Contents

Enduring Questions in U S National Security
19
Chronology
41
Personalities
81
Documents
131
Directory of Organizations
207
Selected Print and Nonprint Resources
283
Index
329
About the Author
357
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About the author (2002)

Cynthia Watson is professor of strategy at the National War College, Washington, DC.

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