We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.

Refine Search Results

 
Showing results for 

Intelligence in War

1-4of4results Previous 1 Next
Sort by
  • Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda | John Keegan

    Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda

    • ABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By John Keegan
    • Narrated By Simon Prebble
    Overall
    (39)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    In fiction, the spy is a glamorous figure whose secrets make or break peace, but, historically, has intelligence really been a vital step to military victories? In this breakthrough study, the preeminent war historian John Keegan goes to the heart of a series of important conflicts to develop a powerful argument about military intelligence. In his characteristically wry and perceptive prose, Keegan offers us nothing short of a new history of war through the prism of intelligence.

    Jay says: "Classic Keegan"
  • Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda | John Keegan

    Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By John Keegan
    • Narrated By Richard Matthews
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (142)
    Performance
    (38)
    Story
    (36)

    In fiction, the spy is a glamorous figure whose secrets make or break peace, but, historically, has intelligence really been a vital step to military victories? In this breakthrough study, the preeminent war historian John Keegan goes to the heart of a series of important conflicts to develop a powerful argument about military intelligence. In his characteristically wry and perceptive prose, Keegan offers us nothing short of a new history of war through the prism of intelligence.

    D. Littman says: "Military history more than history of intelligence"
  • Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs Series) | Robert L. Jervis

    Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs Series)

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Robert L. Jervis
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (8)

    The U.S. government spends enormous resources each year on the gathering and analysis of intelligence, yet the history of American foreign policy is littered with missteps and misunderstandings that have resulted from intelligence failures. In Why Intelligence Fails, Robert Jervis examines the politics and psychology of two of the more spectacular intelligence failures in recent memory: the belief that the Shah in Iran was secure and stable in 1978, and the claim that Iraq had active WMD programs in 2002.

  • Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History | George Crile

    Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History

    • ABRIDGED (12 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By George Crile
    • Narrated By Christopher Lane
    Overall
    (53)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (13)

    This New York Times best-seller delivers the untold story behind the last battle of the Cold War, the rise of militant Islam, and how a colorful congressman from Texas conspired with a rogue CIA operative to launch the most successful covert operation in CIA history.

    Daniel says: "Great Read"
1-4of4results Previous 1 Next