Introduction on The Importance of Signals Intelligence in the Cold War

@article{Aid2001IntroductionOT,
  title={Introduction on The Importance of Signals Intelligence in the Cold War},
  author={Matthew M. Aid and C. Wiebes},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  year={2001},
  volume={16},
  pages={1 - 26}
}
  • Matthew M. Aid, C. Wiebes
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Intelligence and National Security
  • This contribution presents a general overview of Signals Intelligence (Sigint), as well as a balanced assessment of the historical strengths and weaknesses of Sigint as an intelligence source, with a focus post the Cold War era. One of the key findings is that Sigint became an essential source of intelligence information on both sides of the Iron curtain because of the failings of other intelligence sources, especially Human Intelligence (Humint). It is also apparent that Sigint, together with… CONTINUE READING
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