Theme: Government & Parliament | Content Type: Book review

Review: Spies, Lies, and Algorithms. The History and Future of American Intelligence, by Amy B. Zegart

John W. Dumbrell

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Carol M. Highsmith

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Amy Zegart offers us a tour d'horizon of the state of American intelligence gathering and analysis. Despite its subtitle, Spies, Lies, and Algorithms is far less rooted in history than in present and future analysis. According to Zegart, ‘intelligence has gone from a world of information scarcity to information overload’.

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