Intelligence and Surprise Attack: Failure and Success from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and Beyond

  title={Intelligence and Surprise Attack: Failure and Success from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and Beyond},
  author={Erik J. Dahl},
Introduction: Breaking the First Law of Intelligence Failure 1. Why Does Intelligence Fail, and How Can It Succeed? Part I: The Problem of Conventional Surprise Attack 2. Pearl Harbor: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom3. The Battle of Midway: Explaining Intelligence Success4. Testing the Argument: Classic Cases of Surprise Attack Part II: The Problem of Terrorist Surprise Attack 5. The East Africa Embassy Bombings: Disaster Despite Warning6. New York City: Preventing a Day of Terror7. The 9… Expand
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