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Understanding the Globalization of Intelligence


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Adam D. M. Svendsen
      Pages 3-24
  3. The Globalization of Intelligence in Action

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Adam D. M. Svendsen
      Pages 27-73
    3. Adam D. M. Svendsen
      Pages 74-98
    4. Adam D. M. Svendsen
      Pages 99-116
  4. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Adam D. M. Svendsen
      Pages 119-132
    3. Adam D. M. Svendsen
      Pages 133-155
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 156-238

About this book


In this concise introduction to the complexities of contemporary western intelligence and its dynamics during an era of globalization, Adam Svendsen discusses intelligence cooperation in the early 21st century, with a sharp focus on counter-terrorism and WMD counter-proliferation during the 'War on Terror.'


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Intelligence and Defence StrategistUK

About the authors

ADAM D.M. SVENDSEN is an intelligence and defence strategist, educator and researcher in the Centre for Military Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He holds a PhD from the University of Warwick, UK, has been a Visiting Scholar at CPASS, Georgetown University, has studied and taught at CSEG, University of Nottingham, researched at Chatham House and IISS, London, and trained at European defence colleges. He holds a BA (Hons) and MA from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and is the author of several publications.

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