Volume 51, No. 1 (March 2007)

Reviews: The Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf (March 2007)

Compiled and reviewed by Hayden Peake unless otherwise noted.

Bookshelf Contents


FIASCO: The American Military Adventure in Iraq—Thomas E. Ricks

Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War—Michael Isikoff and David Corn

Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11—Lawrence Wright

The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America’s Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11—Ron Susskind

On the Brink: How the White House Has Compromised American Intelligence—Tyler Drumheller

Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission—Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton, with Benjamin Rhodes

General Intelligence

Politics, Paradigms, and Intelligence Failures: Why So Few Predicted the Collapse of the Soviet Union—Ofira Seliktar

Words of Intelligence: A Dictionary—Jan Goldman


Brainwash: The Secret History of Mind Control—Dominic Streatfeild

Capturing Jonathan Pollard: How One of the Most Notorious Spies in American History Was Brought to Justice—Ronald J. Olive

Dances In Deep Shadows: Britain’s Clandestine War In Russia—Michael Occleshaw

Delusions of Intelligence: Enigma, ULTRA, and the End of Secure Ciphers—R. A. Ratcliff

Historical Dictionary of Russian Soviet Intelligence: Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, No. 5—Robert W. Pringle

James Tiptree Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon—Julie Phillips

A Journey Through the Cold War: A Memoir of Containment and Coexistence—Raymond L. Garthoff

The Need To Know: The Clandestine History of a CIA Family—Harold Lloyd Goodall Jr.

Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring—Alexander Rose

Intelligence Around the World

Dutch Intelligence: Towards a Qualitative Framework for Analysis, with Case Studies on The Shipping Research Bureau and the National Security Service (BVD)—Giliam de Valk

Inside Canadian Intelligence: Exposing the New Realities of Espionage and International Terrorism— Dwight Hamilton

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