By Rory Cormac
Confronting the Colonies demonstrates for the 1st time how, within the many years after global struggle , the intelligence time table elevated to incorporate non-state actors, insurgencies, and abnormal battle. It explores the demanding situations those rising threats posed to intelligence review and the way they have been met with various levels of good fortune. Such concerns stay of significant significance this present day. via reading the connection among intelligence and coverage, Cormac offers unique and revealing insights into govt pondering within the period of decolonisation, from the origins of nationalist unrest to the projection of dwindling British strength. He demonstrates how intelligence (mis-)understood the advanced dating among the chilly conflict, nationalism, and decolonisation; the way it fuelled fierce Whitehall feuding; and the way it formed policymakers' makes an attempt to combine counterinsurgency into broader strategic policy.
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