Bibliographic Details

Uncertain shield : the U.S. intelligence system in the throes of reform / Richard A. Posner.

Author / Creator Posner, Richard A.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield ; Distributed by National Book Network, c2006.
Description xxi, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Hoover studies in politics, economics, and society
Subject Intelligence service -- United States.
Intelligence service -- Law and legislation -- United States.
National security -- United States.
National security -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Intelligence service.
Intelligence service -- Law and legislation.
National security.
National security -- Law and legislation.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5882208
ISBN 9780742551275 (cloth : alk. paper)
074255127X (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes "Published in cooperation with Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, California."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • How the Intelligence Reform Act evolved from the 9/11 Commission's report
  • 2.
  • Critical overkill : the report of the commission on weapons of mass destruction
  • 3.
  • The 2005 reorganization of the U.S. intelligence system
  • 4.
  • The crisis in domestic intelligence
  • 5.
  • Forming a security intelligence service
  • 6.
  • Automation woes
  • 7.
  • Congress's role in intelligence I : the issue of presidential prerogative
  • 8.
  • Congress's role in intelligence II : legislative oversight.