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Title: Imagery in the UK: Britain's troubled imagery intelligence architecture
Authors: Davies, PHJ
Keywords: Imagery intelligence;UK government;Foreign policy;Intelligence
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Review of International Studies, 35(4), 957 - 969, 2009
Abstract: This article examines the status, role and development of imagery intelligence in the UK government. It is argued that imagery intelligence occupies a subordinate and marginalised position compared to other forms of intelligence, chiefly from human sources and the interception of communications. The origins of that position are recounted, and the problems arising from internal struggles over control of imagery examined. It is concluded that the existing approach to imagery represents a serious problem and that a substantial restructuring and upgrading of imagery intelligence is essential if UK foreign policy decision-making is to be properly informed in the 21st Century.
Description: Copyright © British International Studies Association 2009.
URI: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=6459908
http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/8275
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0260210509990386
ISSN: 0260-2105
Appears in Collections:Politics and International Relations
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Dept of Politics, History and Law Research Papers

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