Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11
By: Athan G. Theoharis (author)Hardback
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An argument that domestic surveillance erodes civil liberties and fails to protect the country
Athan Theoharis is Emeritus Professor of History at Marquette University and author of twenty books, including The Boss: J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition and Chasing Spies: How the FBI Failed in Counterintelligence But Promoted the Politics of McCarthyism.
Acknowledgments Introduction 1. A New Intelligence Paradigm: Surveillance and Preventive Detention 2. A History of FBI Wiretapping Authority 3. The Politics of Wiretapping 4. A Commitment to Secrecy 5. The Limits of Counterintelligence 6. The Politics of Counterintelligence 7. Ignoring the Lessons of the Cold War Notes Index
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