The Problem of Secret Intelligence (Hardcover)

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The Problem of Secret Intelligence (Hardcover)


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Systematically develops a new concept of intelligence as a cognitive activity that needs to be understood holistically

What is intelligence--why is it so hard to define, and why is there no systematic theory of intelligence? Classic intelligence analysis is based on an inference between history and the future--and this has led to a restriction in how we can perceive new threats, and new variations of threats. Now,
Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke rethinks intelligence analysis, arguing that good intelligence is based on understanding the threats that appear beyond our experience, and are therefore the most dangerous to society.

Product Details ISBN: 9780748691838
ISBN-10: 0748691839
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: June 6th, 2019
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Intelligence Surveillance and Secret Warfare