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Secrecy and democracy

Stansfield Turner

Secrecy and democracy

the CIA in transition.

by Stansfield Turner

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14985846M
    ISBN 100283993308


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Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. Secrecy and Democracy The CIA in Transition (Book): Turner, Stansfield, Addresses the issue: How can the U.S. carry out effective intelligence work and still remain true to its democratic principles.

The director of the CIA during the Carter administration explores past abuses of the U.S. intelligence apparatus, describes the radically redesigned system structured to avoid such. Secrecy and Democracy Trusting "Honorable Men" excerpted from the book Challenging the Secret Government The Post-Watergate Investigation of the CIA and FBI by Kathryn S.

Olmsted University of North Carloina Press,paper p1 When Richard Nixon resigned in Augustthe United States concluded one of the most traumatic chapters in its history. Read the full-text online edition of Secrecy and Publicity: Dilemmas of Democracy (). The central argument of this book can be simply stated: the ability to manipulate opinion has given democratic government a powerful new weapon for controlling the electorate to which it is in theory subordinate.

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Schwarz Jr., who was chief counsel to the U.S. Church Committee on Intelligence—which uncovered the FBI’s effort to push. How Democracies Die review – the secret of Trump’s success then dismantle democracy. But as the authors of this excellent book, which Author: Nick Cohen. Ted Gup is the author of A Secret Gift, (Penguin Press, ) and two previous books: Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life (Doubleday, ) winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize from Harvard Universitys Kennedy School of Government, and the bestseller, The Book of Honor: Covert Lives And Classified Deaths At The /5.

The book is explicitly not a memoir or chronicle of events. There are no juicy tidbits, although the arms-length relationship between Turner and National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski is evident. Send by email. In This Review In This Review Secrecy and Democracy: The CIA in Transition.

Secrecy and Democracy: The CIA in Transition. The Emergence of WikiLeaks: Openness, Secrecy and Democracy Spencer Zifcak Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity. - Lord Acton Disclosure is not merely an action; it is a way of life.

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Noam Chomsky. Secrecy and Democracy considers afresh the role that secrets plays within liberal democracies and the impact this has on the public’s ‘right to know,’ the individual’s ‘right to privacy,’ and the government’s penchant for secrecy and data collection.

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Admiral Turner, director of Central Intelligence during the Carter Administration, reflects on the inevitable tension between the openness on which democracy depends and the secrecy necessary for effective intelligence and counterintelligence. Turner favors congressional oversight of intelligence activities and suggests how it can be done responsibly.

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