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The Resource How spies think : ten lessons in intelligence, David Omand

How spies think : ten lessons in intelligence, David Omand

Label
How spies think : ten lessons in intelligence
Title
How spies think
Title remainder
ten lessons in intelligence
Statement of responsibility
David Omand
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the former director of GCHQ, learn the methodology used by the British intelligence agencies to reach judgements, establish the right level of confidence and act decisively. Intelligence officers discern the truth. They gather information, often contradictory or incomplete, and, with it, they build the most accurate possible image of the world. With the stakes at their absolute highest, they must then decide what to do. In everyday life, you are faced with contradictory, incomplete information, too. Reading the news on social media, figuring out the next step in your career, or trying to discover if gossip about a friend is legitimate, you are building an image of the world and making decisions about it. Looking through the eyes of one of Britain's most senior ex-intelligence officers, Professor Sir David Omand, How Spies Think shows how the big decisions in your life will be easier to make when you apply the same frameworks used by British intelligence. Full of revealing examples from his storied career, including key briefings with Prime Ministers from Thatcher to Blair, and conflicts from the Falklands to Afghanistan, Professor Omand arms us with the tools to sort fact from fiction, and shows us how to use real intelligence every day
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Omand, David
Dewey number
  • 327.12
  • 153.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spies
  • Thought and thinking
  • Intellect
  • Logic
  • Decision making
  • Intelligence service
  • Intelligence officers
Label
How spies think : ten lessons in intelligence, David Omand
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067038592
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780241385180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1141979588
Label
How spies think : ten lessons in intelligence, David Omand
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067038592
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780241385180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1141979588

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