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  1. Week 1: Introduction and Perspective 1 item
    Introduction
    1. What is history?

      Chapter Essential reading Read chapter 1; The Historian and his facts, pp.1-24

  2. Week 2: Perspective 3 items
    1. Thinking in time: the uses of history for decision-makers

      Chapter Recommended reading Read chapter 1. pp 1-16 Introduction

    2. In defense of history

      Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2, pp, 39-63

    3. The landscape of history: how historians map the past - John Lewis Gaddis 2004

      Book Essential reading Read Chapters 1 & 2

  3. Week 3: Evidence 3 items
    1. Writing ancient history

      Chapter Recommended reading Read chapter 2 pp 53-95 please

    2. The landscape of history: how historians map the past - John Lewis Gaddis 2004

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 3 (and 4 if you can)

    3. In defense of history - Richard J. Evans, Richard J. Evans 2000, c1999

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 3 please

  4. Week 4: Causation 3 items
    Intelligence Historiography: Success and Failure
    1. The landscape of history: how historians map the past - John Lewis Gaddis 2004

      Book Essential reading Chapter 5

    2. In defense of history - Richard J. Evans, Richard J. Evans 2000, c1999

      Book Essential reading Chapter 5

    3. What if? 2: eminent historians imagine what might have been : essays - James Bradley, Robert Cowley 2002

      Book Recommended reading Read Kahn "Enigma Unbroken"

  5. Week 5: Intelligence History and Intelligence Failure 4 items
    1. Learning from intelligence failures - John Hollister Hedley 10/2005

      Article Essential reading

    2. Intelligence and surprise attack: failure and success from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and beyond - Erik J. Dahl 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Core (purchase required) Intro & Chapter 1

  6. Week 6: Surprise! Inherent & Outside Enemies 4 items
    1. Why secret intelligence fails - Michael A. Turner 2006

      Book Recommended reading

    2. Enemies of intelligence: knowledge and power in American national security - Richard K. Betts c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

  7. Week 8: Innocent Enemies 3 items
  8. Week 9: Case Studies as a Method 4 items
    1. Pseudo-Wisdom and Intelligence Failures - Tamas Meszerics, Levente Littvay 03/12/2009

      Article Essential reading

  9. Week 10: Establishment of UK Intel, UK Naval Scares 3 items
    1. MI6: the history of the Secret Intelligence Service, 1909-1949 - Keith Jeffery 2011

      Book Recommended reading

    2. A century of spies: intelligence in the twentieth century - Jeffrey Richelson 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 1 please

  10. Week 11: The Great War 5 items
    1. A century of spies: intelligence in the twentieth century - Jeffrey Richelson 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 2 & 3

    2. German Intelligence at War, 1914–1918 - Markus Pöhlmann 2005

      Article Recommended reading

    3. SIX: a history of Britain's secret intelligence service, Part 1: Murder and mayhem 1909-1939 - Michael Smith 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading Ch4 "La Dame Blanche"

  11. Week 12: The Interwar Years 5 items
    1. Battle of wits: the complete story of codebreaking in World War II - Stephen Budiansky c2000

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 1

    2. A century of spies: intelligence in the twentieth century - Jeffrey Richelson 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Chapters 5 & 6

    3. Near and distant neighbors: a new history of Soviet intelligence - Jonathan Haslam 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading

  12. Week 17: WWII in Europe 4 items
    1. Spying on the bomb: American nuclear intelligence, from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea - Jeffrey Richelson 2007

      Book Recommended reading

    2. Ministers at war: Winston Churchill and his war cabinet 1940-45 - Jonathan Schneer 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

    3. The bombing war: Europe 1939-1945 - R. J. Overy 2013

      Book Essential reading

  13. Week 18: WWII in Europe II 3 items
    1. British intelligence in the Second World War: Volume 5: Strategic deception - Michael Howard, F. H. Hinsley 1990

      Book Recommended reading

  14. Week 19: WWII in Asia 4 items
    1. Military orientalism: Eastern war through Western eyes - Patrick Porter c2009

      Book Recommended reading

  15. Week 20: Early Cold War 5 items
    1. The hidden hand: Britain, America and Cold War Secret Intelligence - Richard J. Aldrich 2002

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 24

  16. Week 21: Cold War Hot Wars 4 items
    1. The Malayan Security Service (1945–1948) - Leon Comber 09/2003

      Article Recommended reading

    2. Empire of secrets: British intelligence, the Cold War and the twilight of empire

      Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 5, pp 163-209, Jungle Warfare: British Intelligence and the Malayan Emergency

  17. Week 23: Arab-Israeli Wars 4 items
    1. The rise and fall of intelligence: an international security history - Michael Warner 2014

      Book Recommended reading Ch. 4 “Cold War: Technology

  18. Week 24: End of the Cold War 7 items
    1. The rise and fall of intelligence: an international security history - Michael Warner 2014

      Book Recommended reading Ch. 6 “The Liberal Triumph”

    2. Western intelligence and the collapse of the Soviet Union, 1980-1990: ten years that did not shake the world - David Arbel, Ran Edelist, ProQuest (Firm) c2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

    3. The black door: spies, secret intelligence and British prime ministers

      Chapter Essential reading Read Chapter 15, pp. 353-383, Margaret Thatcher (1979-1990) by Richard J. Alcock and Rory Cormac

    4. Revolutionary Iran: a history of the Islamic Republic - Michael Axworthy 2014

      Book Recommended reading

    5. The new spymasters: inside espionage from the Cold War to global terror - Stephen Grey 2016

      Book Essential reading

    6. Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein - John Nixon 10 Aug. 2017

      Book Essential reading

  19. Week 25: 9/11 and Terrorism 6 items
    1. The rise and fall of intelligence: an international security history - Michael Warner 2014

      Book Recommended reading Ch. 7 “The Shadow War”

    2. Intelligence and surprise attack: failure and success from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and beyond - Erik J. Dahl 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Chapters 7 & 4 (in that order of priority)

    3. Playing to the edge: American intelligence in the age of terror - Michael V. Hayden 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

    4. The new spymasters: inside espionage from the Cold War to global terror - Stephen Grey 2016

      Book Recommended reading

    5. MI6: life and death in the British Secret Service - Gordon Corera 2012

      Book Recommended reading

  20. Week 26: WMD, Iraq 4 items
    1. Spying on the bomb: American nuclear intelligence, from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea - Jeffrey Richelson 2007

      Book Recommended reading

  21. Week 27: The Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan 4 items
    1. Fiasco: the American military adventure in Iraq

      Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 9, pp 189-202, How to create an insurgency (II)

    2. Losing small wars: British military failure in Iraq and Afghanistan - Frank Ledwidge c2011

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 10

    3. Intelligence cooperation and the war on terror: Anglo-American security relations after 9/11 - Adam D. M. Svendsen 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 3

  22. Week 31: Russian Surprise (Again) 2 items
    1. Intel wars: the secret history of the fight against terror

      Chapter Recommended reading Read chapter 3, pp.70-98, The sword of Damocles: The continuing Travails in Afganistan

    2. The Russian military and the Georgia war: lessons and implications - Ariel Cohen, Robert E. Hamilton 2015

      Book Recommended reading

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