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Security Intelligence Services in New Democracies The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania (Studies in Russian & Eastern European History) by Kieran Williams

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Police & security services,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Security services,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Slovakia,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Political Science / Democracy,
  • General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Intelligence service,
  • Internal security,
  • Romania

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9363005M
ISBN 100333713729
ISBN 109780333713723

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About this book Introduction After explaining the structure and workings of two of the area's most feared services, Czechoslovakia's StB and Romania's Securitate, the authors details the creation of new security intelligence institutions, the development of contacts with the West, and forms of . Security Intelligence Services in New Democracies: The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania (Studies in Russian & Eastern European History) Kieran Williams, Dennis Deletant The first account of the secret police in Eastern Europe after , this book uses a wide range of sources, including archives, to identify what has and has not changed.   In the early s, following the collapse of communism, US policy concentrated on promoting the democratization of the new governments that emerged. There was keen concern with how these successor regimes could control and redirect their intelligence services, since these very services had been the sine qua non of totalitarian rule. Kiernan. The first account of the secret police in Eastern Europe and after , this book uses a wide range of sources, including archives, to identify what has and has not changed since the end of communism. After explaining the structure and workings of two of the area's most feared services, Czechoslovakia's StB and Romania's Securitate, the authors details the creation of new security.

After explaining the structure and workings of two of the area's most feared services, Czechoslovakia's StB and Romania's Securitate, the authors details the creation of new security intelligence institutions, the development of contacts with the West, and forms of democratic control. Buy Security Intelligence Services in New Democracies: The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania (Studies in Russia and East Europe) by Williams, Kieran Dr, Deletant, Dennis Professor, Deletant, Dennis Professor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 1 KISSINGER, Henry, Diplomacy, Touchstone, New York , p. THE ROLE OF A SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE IN A DEMOCRACY 4 In addition, it must be observed that a security intelligence service is in no way security intelligence service in a democracy, not in a particular country. Examples of the. He previously published two additional books, Calculated Risks (Simon and Schuster, ) and American Security (Yale University Press, ). His latest book, The New Face of War, will be published by the Free Press in

Get this from a library! Security intelligence services in new democracies: the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania. [Kieran Williams; Dennis Deletant]. In its first half, this timely volume collects insightful lessons for today’s version of the tensions between national security and democracy from some who played central roles inside the Church Committee's work. The contributions in the second half of the book deal thoughtfully with today’s national security . National security intelligence is a vast, complicated, and important topic, made doubly hard for citizens to understand because of the thick veils of secrecy that surround it. This definitive introduction to the field guides readers skillfully through this hidden side of government/5(1). THE CHALLENGE OF CONTROL IN NEW DEMOCRACIES Thomas C. Bruneau Kenneth R. Dombroski In his book, Policing Politics: Security Intelligence and the Liberal Democratic State, Peter Gill elaborates on the work of W. W. Keller by creating a model for the modern state and its intelligence security services, and forms a typology by which it is.