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
  • Secret sentry, the untold history of the NSA
  • 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
Title
The secret sentry
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Writing style
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310884
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UB256.U6
LC item number
A53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the untold history of the National Security Agency
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleRemainder
the untold history of the National Security Agency
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Matthew M. Aid
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  • Secret sentry, the untold history of the NSA
  • Untold history of the National Security Agency
Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0826/2008037442.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [314]-408) and index
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  • PERUL-PER
  • PERUL-PER
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
20860232
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
vi, 426 pages,
Isbn
9781608190966
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008037442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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20860232
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn244354003
  • (OCoLC)244354003

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