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by Jeffrey T. Richelson
Praise for The Wizards of Langley Dr. Richelson has assembled a remarkable body of information describing the Directorate of Science and Technology at CIA, based primarily on declassified.
Praise for The Wizards of Langley Dr. Praise for The Wizards of Langley. Dr. Richelson has assembled a remarkable body of information describing the Directorate of Science and Technology at CIA, based primarily on declassified documents.
While Richelson does spend a portion of the book talking about technical wizardry such as spy satellites, spy planes, and other James Bond fare, much of the book is spent talking about directorate organization and hierarchy, and the political infighting that comes along with it. This wouldn't be a problem if the book were billed as such.
He authored at least thirteen books and many articles about intelligence, and directed the publication of several of the National Security Archive's collections of source documents.
technology and other scientific advances, which have medical or other purposes Attempted to employ psychics to uncover foreign military secrets Employed birds (and unmanned aerial vehicles that appeared to be birds) and cats as intelligence collection platforms The Wizards of Langley walks us down the corridors of Langley through the four decades of science and bureaucratic warfare, in which lives and careers were. risked, that produced the CIA we have today.
The NRO’s new charter threatened to strip the directorate of authority with respect to its most important endeavor. Scov-ille’s organization had never achieved the role originally envisioned, partly. because of the refusal of Ray Cline and Richard Helms to turn over the scientific intelligence and technical services portfolios. It did not help, in the view of some, such as John McMahon, that Scoville was simply too nice a guy. 1 But through the efforts of some key individuals, both.
The Wizards Of Langley book. In this, the first full-length study of the Directorate of Science and Technology, Jeffrey T. Richelson walks us down the corridors of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, and through the four decades of science, scientists, and managers that produced the CIA we have today.
Jeffrey T. Richelson received his P. in political science from the University of Rochester in 1975, and has taught at the University of Texas, Austin, and the American University, Washington. A senior fellow at the National Security Archive in Washington, he lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
In this, the first full-length study of the Directorate of Science and Technology, Jeffrey T. He tells a story of amazing technological innovation in service of intelligence gathering, of bitter bureaucratic infighting, and sometimes, as in the case of its mind-control adventure, of stunning moral failure
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Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Publisher: Basic Books; Reprint edition (December 5, 2002)
Pages: 420 pages