The globalization of intelligence since 9/11: frameworks and operational parameters
Svendsen, Adam D. M. (2008) The globalization of intelligence since 9/11: frameworks and operational parameters. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol.21 (No.1). pp. 129-144. ISSN 0955-7571Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09557570701828642
In the early 21(st) century we are witnessing the increasing globalization of intelligence. The phenomenon of international intelligence liaison is central to this process, an area where intelligence and international relations connect. This article highlights the key themes that are currently developing within international intelligence liaison relationships. It asserts that we can identify a trend towards 'homogenization' of intelligence and other law enforcement and security initiatives. It even suggests we may speak of something close to 'international standardization' among a widening group of partners. These processes are underway to establish viable frameworks and operational parameters for the intelligence liaison arrangements, together with addressing counterintelligence and other security considerations. These convergent 'regimes' contribute to the important processes of trust and confidence building, as well as their subsequent maintenance over time. In short, a 'best practice' approach is becoming 'normalized' operationally, facilitating the optimization of intelligence liaison arrangements.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Cambridge Review of International Affairs|
|Number of Pages:||16|
|Page Range:||pp. 129-144|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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