The Resource The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid, (electronic resource)

The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid, (electronic resource)

Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency
Title
The secret sentry
Title remainder
the untold history of the National Security Agency
Statement of responsibility
Matthew M. Aid
Title variation
  • Secret sentry, the untold history of the NSA
  • Untold history of the National Security Agency
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the agency, from its inception in 1945, to its role in the Cold War, to its controversial advisory position at the time of the Bush administration's search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, shortly before the invasion of 2003
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aid, Matthew M.
Dewey number
327.1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UB256.U6
LC item number
A53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • USA
  • Intelligence service
  • Electronic surveillance
  • United States
Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EE2DB0AF-90D5-47C3-A157-078EB7394EB6
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [314]-408) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roller-coaster ride : the travails of American communications intelligence : 1945-1950 -- The storm breaks : SIGINT and the Korean War : 1950-1951 -- Fight for survival : the creation of the National Security Agency -- The inventory of ignorance : SIGINT during the Eisenhower administration : 1953-1961 -- The crisis years : SIGINT and the Kennedy administration : 1961-1963 -- Errors of fact and judgment : SIGINT and the Gulf of Tonkin Incidents -- The wilderness of pain : NSA and the Vietnam War : 1964-1969 -- Riding the whirlwind : NSA during the Johnson administration : 1963-1969 -- Tragedy and triumph : NSA during the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations -- Dancing on the edge of a volcano : NSA during the Reagan and Bush administrations -- Troubles in paradise : from Desert Storm to the War on Terror -- Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory : 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan -- A mountain out of a molehill : NSA and the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction scandal -- The dark victory : NSA and the invasion of Iraq : March-April 2003 -- The good, the bad, and the ugly : SIGINT and combating the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan -- Crisis in the ranks : the current status of the National Security Agency
Control code
o701238986
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 423 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781608191796
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o701238986
  • (Sirsi) o701238986
  • (OCoLC)701238986
Label
The secret sentry : the untold history of the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EE2DB0AF-90D5-47C3-A157-078EB7394EB6
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [314]-408) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roller-coaster ride : the travails of American communications intelligence : 1945-1950 -- The storm breaks : SIGINT and the Korean War : 1950-1951 -- Fight for survival : the creation of the National Security Agency -- The inventory of ignorance : SIGINT during the Eisenhower administration : 1953-1961 -- The crisis years : SIGINT and the Kennedy administration : 1961-1963 -- Errors of fact and judgment : SIGINT and the Gulf of Tonkin Incidents -- The wilderness of pain : NSA and the Vietnam War : 1964-1969 -- Riding the whirlwind : NSA during the Johnson administration : 1963-1969 -- Tragedy and triumph : NSA during the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations -- Dancing on the edge of a volcano : NSA during the Reagan and Bush administrations -- Troubles in paradise : from Desert Storm to the War on Terror -- Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory : 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan -- A mountain out of a molehill : NSA and the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction scandal -- The dark victory : NSA and the invasion of Iraq : March-April 2003 -- The good, the bad, and the ugly : SIGINT and combating the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan -- Crisis in the ranks : the current status of the National Security Agency
Control code
o701238986
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 423 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781608191796
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o701238986
  • (Sirsi) o701238986
  • (OCoLC)701238986

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