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U.S. Intelligence and the Confrontation in Poland, 1980-1981

Douglas MacEachin

Despite the U.S. government's sophisticated intelligence capabilities, policy makers repeatedly seemed to be caught off guard when major crises took place during the Cold War. Were these surprises the result of inadequate information, or rather the use made of the information available? In seeking an answer to this question, former CIA analyst Doug...
Publish Date
2004
July 1
First Published in 1998
Goodreads rating
3.8
ISBN
9780271025285
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Feb 19, 2021
A legendary intel officer, Doug MacEachin, has left us. Much of his impact, as Joe mentions below, was in improving the critical thinking and writing of those working with him. He also wrote one hell of a book, “U.S. Intelligence and the Confrontation in Poland, 1980–1981.”      source