American Aerial Covert Operations During the Early Cold War
Espionage, Paramilitary, and Early Warning Systems During the Truman and Eisenhower AdministrationseBook - 2012
National security poses a dilemma to our democratic desire for political transparency. If the government gives away information about its covert operations then it will jeopardize national security. The paradox is that without national security agencies in a free society democracy will be threatened externally, and with them democracy is threatened internally. While this book does not resolve this dilemma it provides readers with more knowledge of this dilemma, and thereby gives them a fighting chance to work for at least its partial resolution by showing how Truman and Eisenhower utilized cov.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (238 pages)