National Insecurity

U.S. Intelligence After the Cold War by Tom Harkin

Publisher: Temple University Press

Written in English
Cover of: National Insecurity | Tom Harkin
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  • Espionage & secret services,
  • Military intelligence,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Military Science,
  • Intelligence Operations,
  • National Security Issues,
  • World politics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Military - Intelligence/Espionage,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • United States,
  • 1989-,
  • Intelligence service

Edition Notes

ContributionsCraig R. Eisendrath (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8668926M
ISBN 101566397448
ISBN 109781566397445

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