Review: Secrecy and Democracy–The CIA in Transition

5 Star, Intelligence (Government/Secret)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Strategic and Sensible Reference for Intelligence Reform,

April 8, 2000
Stansfield Turner
Stansfield Turner was a Rhodes scholar and naval officer who rose to command of a carrier task group, a fleet, NATO’s southern flank, and the Navy’s most prestigious intellectual institution, the Naval War College. He served from 1977-1981 as Director of Central Intelligence under President Jimmy Carter, and his book in my mind was the first serious contribution-perhaps even a catalyst-to the growing debate over whether and how much reform is required if the U.S. Intelligence Community is to be effective in the 21st Century. His eleven-point agenda for reform is of lasting value, as are his ideas for intelligence support to those responsible for natural disaster relief and other non-military challenges.
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