Accession Number : ADA195602

Title :   'A World of Secrets: The Uses and Limits of Intelligence', by Walter Laquer - An Analysis.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Lewis, Ellen K

PDF Url : ADA195602

Report Date : Jan 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : An analysis of Walter Laqueur's book A World of Secrets: The Uses and Limits of Intelligence concludes that it is useful professional reading for Air Force intelligence specialists. A synopsis of Laqueur's book and comparison of his conclusions with other contemporary focuses on three issues: the impact of intelligence on policy, the causes of intelligence failures, and the prospects for improvement of intelligence analysis. Keywords: Critiques; Reading. (kr)

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, *MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, FAILURE, SPECIALISTS, READING

Subject Categories : Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE