Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Spies, Lies and the War on Terror (Paperback)
  • Spies, Lies and the War on Terror (Paperback)
zoom

Spies, Lies and the War on Terror (Paperback)

(author), (author), (author)
£17.99
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 05/02/2009
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
The advent of the War on Terror has seen intelligence agencies emerge out of the shadows to become major political players. 'Rendition', untrammelled surveillance, torture and detention without trial are now fast becoming the norm. Spies, Lies and the War on Terror traces the transformation of intelligence from a tool for law enforcement to a means of avoiding the law - both national and international. The new culture of victimhood in the US and among partners in the 'coalition of the willing' has crushed domestic liberties and formed a global network of extra-legal licence. State and corporate interests are increasingly fused in the new business of privatising fear. Todd & Bloch argue that the bureaucracy and narrow political goals surrounding intelligence actually have the potential to increase the terrorist threat. This lively and shocking account is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the new power of intelligence.

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781842778319
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 129 mm

You may also be interested in...

Churchill's Wizards
Added to basket
Secret Intelligence
Added to basket
Codebreakers
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Heroines of SOE
Added to basket
Secrets in a Dead Fish
Added to basket
Stakeknife
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Carve Her Name with Pride
Added to basket
Low Intensity Operations
Added to basket
Saving Bletchley Park
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback
Cruel Britannia
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
MI6
Added to basket
MI6
£10.99
Paperback
The Dirty War
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Station 43
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Operators
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Operation Fortitude
Added to basket
Dead Men Talking
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.