The following resources are listed to guide and inform the reader as they peruse the Rethinking Intelligence website.
How U.S. Intelligence Operates | Why U.S. Intelligence Fails | Intelligence Reforms That Work | Websites
How U.S. Intelligence Operates
- Danner, Marc, Assorted Articles, New York Review of Books.
- Gholz, Eugene, Daryl Press, and Harvey Sapolsky. “Come Home, America: The Strategy of Restraint in the Face of Temptation”. International Security, 1997.
- Friedman, Benjamin. “Managing Fear: The Politics of Homeland Security.” University of Minnesota Libraries, 2011.
- Friedman, Benjamin and Justin Logan. “Why the U.S. Military Budget is ‘Foolish and Sustainable." Cato Institute. Spring 2012.
- Friedman, Benjamin. “The Terrible ‘Ifs.’” Cato Institute. Winter 2008.
- Kent, Sherman, Assorted Works on Intelligence Analysis.
- Lichtblau, Eric, and James Risen, “Bush Lets U.S. Spy on Callers Without Courts.” The New York Times. December 16, 2005.
- Peake, Hayden, “Harry S. Truman on CIA Covert Operations”
- Priest, Dana, “CIA Holds Terror Suspects in Secret Prisons.” The Washington Post. November 2, 2005.
- Bamford, James, Assorted Works On The History And Development Of The NSA.
- Berlin, Isaiah. Four Essays on Liberty. (Oxford University Press, 1971).
- Elliff, John. Reform of FBI Intelligence Operations (Princeton University Press, 1979).
- Goldsmith, Jack. Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11 (W.W. Norton & Company, 2012).
- Friedman, Ben; Harper, Jim; Preble, Christopher (editors), Terrorizing Ourselves: Why U.S. Counterterrorism Policy is Failing and How to Fix It (Cato, 2010).
- Friedman, Ben. U.S. Military Innovation Since the Cold War: Creation Without Destruction (Routledge, 2012).
- Panetta, Leon, “Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace" (Penguin Press, 2014).
- Pillar, Paul. Intelligence and U.S. Foreign Policy: Iraq, 9/11, and Misguided Reform. (Columbia University Press, 2014).
- Pinker, Steve. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. (Penguin Books, 2012).
- Posen, Barry. Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy. (Cornell University Press, 2014).
- Powers, Thomas, “The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA” (Knopf, 1937).
- Weiner, Tim, “"Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA" (Anchor Books, 2008).
Government Reports and Congressional Materials
- Reports from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, 2014.
- Reports of the U.S. Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities (Church Committee),1976.
- 9/11 Commission Report. National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, November 27, 2002.
Why U.S. Intelligence Fails
- ACLU, “A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years After 9/11.” American Civil Liberties Union, 2011.
- Angwin, Julia, “U.S. Terrorism Agency to Tap a Vast Database of Citizens” Wall Street Journal, Dec. 13, 2012.
- Batrosiewicz, Petra, Experts in Terror, The Nation,Jan. 17, 2008
- Biglan, Anthony, “Where Terrorism Research Goes Wrong” New York Times, Mar. 6, 2015.
- Bradner, Eric, “Clapper, Kerry Appear at Odds on Terror Threat”
- Byman, Daniel. “Reforming the NSA”. Foreign Affairs. May/June 2014.
- Center for American Progress, Fear Inc.: The Islamophobia Misinformation Experts, 2011
- Dahl, Erik. “Domestic Intelligence Today: More Security but Less Liberty?” Homeland Security Affairs. September 2011.
- Huntington, Samuel P. “The Clash of Civilizations?” Foreign Affairs. Summer 1993.
- Jaffer, Jameel, ACLU, Articles on Torture, Detainment and National Security.
- Kludt, Tom, “Obama: ‘We Tortured Some Folks.’” Talking Points Memo. August 1, 2014.
- Kundnani, Arun, A Decade Lost: Rethinking Radicalisation and Extremism, Claystone, 2015.
- Kundnani, Arun, "Radicalisation: The Journey of a Concept," Race and Class, 2012.
- Lewis, Bernard, “The Roots of Muslim Rage.” The Atlantic. September 1, 1990.
- New York City Police Department, “Radicalization in the West: The Homegrown Threat.” NYPD.
- Perliger, Arie. “Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America’s Violent Far-Right.” Combating Terrorism
- RAND Europe, Limitations to the Terrorism Literature: How Limited Primary and Causal Research Undermines the Literature on Terrorism, RAND, Sept. 2013
- Rashid, Ahmed, “ISIS: What the US Doesn’t Understand” New York Review of Books, Dec. 2, 2014
- Sageman, Marc, The Stagnation in Terrorism Research, Terrorism and Political Violence, 2014
- Savage, Charlie, “Declassified Report Shows Doubts About Value of N.S.A.'s Warrantless Spying” New York Times, Apr. 24, 2015
- Shane, Scott, “C.I.A. is Disputed on Civilian Toll in Drone Strikes.” The New York Times. August 11, 2011.
- Stampnitzky, Lisa, "Disciplining an Unruly Field: Terrorism Experts and Theories of Scientific/Intellectual Production", 2010
- Greenwald, Glenn, Guardian, Assorted Articles On NSA Surveillance Abuses And The Snowden Revelations.
- Aaronson, Trevor. The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism. (Ig Publishing, 2013)
- Cole, David. Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism. (New Press, 2005).
- Dahl, Erik. Intelligence and Surprise Attack: Failure and Success from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and Beyond. (Georgetown University Press, 2013).
- Greenwald, Glenn. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State. (Metropolitan Books, 2014).
- Goodman, Melvin Failure of Intelligence: The Decline and Fall of the CIA.( Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008)
- Goodman, Melvin National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism, (City Lights Publishers, 2013)
- Jaffer, Jameel and Amrit Singh. Administration of Torture: A Documentary Record from Washington to Abu Ghraib and Beyond. (Columbia University Press, 2009).
- Kundnani, Arun, The End of Tolerance: Racism in 21st Century Britain, (Pluto Press, 2007)
- Kundnani, Arun. The Muslims are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror. (Verso Books, 2014).
- Mamdani, Mahmood. Good Muslim Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror. (Harmony, 2005).
- Mayer, Jane. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals. (Anchor, 2009).
- Moynihan, Daniel. Secrecy: The American Experience. (Yale University Press, 1999).
- Risen, James, Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)
- Scahill, Jeremy. Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield. (Nation Books, 2013).
- Victoroff, J.,Tangled Roots: Social and Psychological Factors in the Genesis of Terrorism, (Nato Security Through Science, Vol. XI, 2006)
- Wohlstetter, Roberta. Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision. (Stanford University Press, 1962).
Government Reports, Legislation, and Congressional Materials
- Defense Science Board Task Force, Report on Strategic Communication, Sept. 2004
- DHS Privacy Office, Annual Report to Congress, July 2011
- Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, In Re Production of Tangible Things From [BR 08–13]
- Offices of Inspectors General of DoD, DoJ, CIA, NSA, & DNI, Report on the President’s Surveillance Program, Vol. 1, 2009
- President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology, Report on Liberty and Security in a Changing World, 2013.
- Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, “Report on the Surveillance Program Operated Pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.” July 2, 2014.
- Schenck v. United States. March 3, 1919.
- Testimony of Mary Ellen Callahan before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, Hearing on “Striking the Right Balance: Protecting Our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyberattack and Ensuring Privacy and Civil Liberties”, Apr. 25, 2013
- William H. Webster Commission, Final Report on the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Counterterrorism Intelligence, and the Events at Ford Hood, Texas on November 5, 2009.
- 9/11 Review Commission, The FBI: Protecting the Homeland in the 21st Century, March 2015
Intelligence Reforms That Work
- American Civil Liberties Union, Mapping the FBI.
- The Guardian, Coverage of the NSA and Surveillance Issues
- German, Michael, Strengthening Intelligence Oversight, Brennan Center for Justice (2015)
- Lum, Cynthia, “The Effectiveness of Counterterrorism Strategies: A Systematic Review” Campbell Library.
- Mazzetti, Mark, New York Times, Assorted Articles
- Miller, Greg, Washington Post, Assorted Articles.
- Project on Government Oversight (POGO), Assorted Reports
- Risen, James, New York Times, Assorted Articles.
- Scott, Shane, New York Times, Assorted Articles.
- Shamsi, Hina, ACLU, Assorted Articles on National Security Reform.
- Shamsi, Hina, External Publications
- WIRED magazine, Reporting on Security Issues.
- Ervin, Clark Kent Open Target: Where America is Vulnerable to Attack, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).
- Johnson, Loch, Assorted Books.
- Cynthia Lum, ed., Evidence-based Counter-terrorism Policy, (Springer Press, 2012)
- Priest, Dana. Top Secret America. (Little, Brown and Company, 2006).
- Roberts, Alasdair, Assorted Books.
- Schwarz, Fritz and Aziz Huq. Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror (The New Press, 2007).
- Schwarz, Fritz. Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy (New Press, 2015).
- Shamsi, Hina. Command’s Responsibility: Detainee Deaths In U.S. Custody In Iraq And Afghanistan (Human Rights First, 2006).
- Smist, Frank, Assorted Books.
Government Reports and Congressional Materials
- Michael German, Testimony on Improving FBI Whistleblower Protections (March 2015)
- Report of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Reports of the DHS Inspector General.
- Reports of the Government Accountability Office
- Report on Clearing Up Homicide Clearance Rates, National Institute of Justice
Websites and General Resources
- “Acts of Courage Against Torture.” Website, ACLU.
- CATO Institute, Website.
- Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Website, George Mason University
- Evidence-Based Policing, Website.
- Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame.
- Federal Contractor Misconduct, Database, Project on Government Oversight.
- Government Accountability Project, Website.
- Global Terrorism Database, Website, START-UMD
- Homeland Security Program, Website, Aspen Institute.
- The Lawfare Blog.
- Project on Government Oversight, Website.
- Secrecy News, Federation of American Scientists.
- START Center, Website, University of Maryland.
- Straus Military Reform Project, Project on Government Oversight.
- Torture Database, Website, ACLU.