Abram N. Shulsky is a former minority staff director of the Senate Committee on Intelligence and a former consultant to the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. He is a consultant to the Rand Corporation.
Gary Schmitt is the executive director of the Project for the New American Century. Both authors live in the Washington, D.C., area.
In this remarkable book, an able scholar, experienced in foreign intelligence, analyzes all of these varied aspects of what is known as "high-level foreign positive intelligence." Illustrations are drawn from that branch, but the lessons apply to all intelligence, and in fact to all those phases of business, of journalism, and (most importantly) of scholarship, where the problem is to learn what has happened or will happen.
Originally published in 1966.
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