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Abuse of power [[electronic resource] ] : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11 / / Athan G. Theoharis



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Autore: Theoharis Athan G Visualizza persona
Titolo: Abuse of power [[electronic resource] ] : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11 / / Athan G. Theoharis Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Philadelphia, : Temple University Press, c2011
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (232 p.)
Disciplina: 363.325/16
Soggetto topico: Electronic surveillance
Wiretapping
Intelligence service
Cold War
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A New Intelligence Paradigm: Surveillance and Preventive Detention; 2. A History of FBI Wiretapping Authority; 3. The Politics of Wiretapping; 4. A Commitment to Secrecy; 5. The Limits of Counterintelligence; 6. The Politics of Counterintelligence; 7. Ignoring the Lessons of the Cold War; Notes; Index
Sommario/riassunto: Athan Theoharis, long a respected authority on surveillance and secrecy, established his reputation for meticulous scholarship with his work on the loyalty security program developed under Truman and McCarthy. In Abuse of Power, Theoharis continues his investigation of U.S. government surveillance and historicizes the 9/11 response.Criticizing the U.S. government's secret activities and policies during periods of ""unprecedented crisis,"" he recounts how presidents and FBI officials exploited concerns about foreign-based internal security threats.Drawing on infor
Altri titoli varianti: How Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11
Titolo autorizzato: Abuse of power  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-4399-0666-1
1-283-13386-5
9786613133861
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910525973703321
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