Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor

  title={Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor},
  author={R. Mcdermott and Uri Bar-Joseph},
The study of strategic surprise has long concentrated on important failures that resulted in catastrophes such as Pearl Harbor and the September 11th attacks, and the majority of previously published research in the field determines that such large-scale military failures often stem from defective information-processing systems. Intelligence Success and Failure challenges this common assertion that catastrophic surprise attacks are the unmistakable products of warning failure alone. Further… Expand
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