Words of Intelligence: A Dictionary


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Scarecrow Press
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6.02 X 9.0 X 0.54 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

Jan Goldman is a professor for the study of strategic warning and threat management at the Joint Military Intelligence College in Washington, DC., where he also teaches ethics and intelligence. He is also the author of Ethics of Spying: A Reader for the Intelligence Professional (2006).


This is a unique title for the uninitiated. It would be of interest in public libraries...and in universities teaching in the security and intelligence disciplines. Recommended.--Booklist, 12/1/2006
There is indeed a real need for a standard dictionary of intelligence terms.--Studies In Intelligence, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2007
...this is a unique reference book, highly recommended for public and academic library reference collections....--American Reference Books Annual, vol. 38 (2007)
From the most veteran intelligence officer to the civic-minded citizen, Words of Intelligence contains a plethora of information on the most relevant and current national security and intelligence terminology....of great use as a reference.--Defense Intelligence Journal
This reference for intelligence professionals and members of the homeland security forces presents definitions for more than 600 terms that make up the standard operating language of the intelligence community. Definitions are given in plain language, and many are further illustrated with short case examples. Additional information is provided in more than 400 endnotes.--Reference and Research Book News, August 2006