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The Resource The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid

The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid

Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency
Title
The secret sentry
Title remainder
the untold history of the National Security Agency
Statement of responsibility
Matthew M. Aid
Title variation
Untold history of the National Security Agency
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the agency, from its inception in 1945, to its role in the Cold War, to its controversial advisory position at the time of the Bush administration's search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, shortly before the invasion of 2003
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UB256.U6
LC item number
A53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-408) and index
Contents
Roller-coaster ride : the travails of American communications intelligence : 1945-1950 -- The storm breaks : SIGINT and the Korean War : 1950-1951 -- Fight for survival : the creation of the National Security Agency -- The inventory of ignorance : SIGINT during the Eisenhower administration : 1953-1961 -- The crisis years : SIGINT and the Kennedy administration : 1961-1963 -- Errors of fact and judgment : SIGINT and the Gulf of Tonkin Incidents -- The wilderness of pain : NSA and the Vietnam War : 1964-1969 -- Riding the whirlwind : NSA during the Johnson administration : 1963-1969 -- Tragedy and triumph : NSA during the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations -- Dancing on the edge of a volcano : NSA during the Reagan and Bush administrations -- Troubles in paradise : from Desert Storm to the War on Terror -- Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory : 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan -- A mountain out of a molehill : NSA and the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction scandal -- The dark victory : NSA and the invasion of Iraq : March-April 2003 -- The good, the bad, and the ugly : SIGINT and combating the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan -- Crisis in the ranks : the current status of the National Security Agency
Control code
244354003
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 423 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781596915152
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008037442
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)244354003
Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-408) and index
Contents
Roller-coaster ride : the travails of American communications intelligence : 1945-1950 -- The storm breaks : SIGINT and the Korean War : 1950-1951 -- Fight for survival : the creation of the National Security Agency -- The inventory of ignorance : SIGINT during the Eisenhower administration : 1953-1961 -- The crisis years : SIGINT and the Kennedy administration : 1961-1963 -- Errors of fact and judgment : SIGINT and the Gulf of Tonkin Incidents -- The wilderness of pain : NSA and the Vietnam War : 1964-1969 -- Riding the whirlwind : NSA during the Johnson administration : 1963-1969 -- Tragedy and triumph : NSA during the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations -- Dancing on the edge of a volcano : NSA during the Reagan and Bush administrations -- Troubles in paradise : from Desert Storm to the War on Terror -- Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory : 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan -- A mountain out of a molehill : NSA and the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction scandal -- The dark victory : NSA and the invasion of Iraq : March-April 2003 -- The good, the bad, and the ugly : SIGINT and combating the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan -- Crisis in the ranks : the current status of the National Security Agency
Control code
244354003
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 423 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781596915152
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008037442
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)244354003

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