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Author Pillar, Paul R., 1947-

Title Intelligence and U.S. foreign policy : Iraq, 9/11, and misguided reform / Paul R. Pillar

Publ Info New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  JK468.I6 P55 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  JK468.I6 P55 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 413 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-400) and index
Contents Introduction: a comforting explanation for calamity -- Weapons of mass destruction and the Iraq war -- Alternative visions of the Iraq war -- Congress and the politics of the Iraq war -- Great decisions and the irrelevance of intelligence -- Politicization -- Scapegoats and spectator sport -- The never-ending issue -- Catharsis and 9/11 -- Responses to Catharsis -- The illusion of reform -- Real reform -- Adapting policy to uncertainty
LC subject Intelligence service -- United States
Iraq War, 2003-2011
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
ISBN 9780231157926 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231157924 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231527804 (electronic)
0231527802 (electronic)