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Human intelligence, counterterrorism, and national leadership; a practical guide.


Human intelligence, counterterrorism, and national leadership; a practical guide.

Berntsen, Gary.

Potomac Books, Inc.


135 pages




Berntsen (a retired senior Central Intelligence Agency operations officer) provides advice to US policymakers on the practicalities of human intelligence and counterterrorism operations, particularly focusing on the role of the Clandestine Service. He also addresses such issues as intelligence language skills, terrorist finances, interrogation policy, weapons of mass destruction, Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism, paramilitary and special operations capability, the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, and narco- terrorism. Distributed in the US by Books International.

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