Counterintelligence Theory And Practice

Title:                      Counterintelligence Theory And Practice

Author:                 Hank Prunckun

Prunckun, Hank (2012). Counterintelligence Theory And Practice. Lanham, MD: Rowman & LIttlefield Publishers

LCCN:    2012030929

JF1525.I6 P775 2012

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Date Posted:      February 12, 2016

Reviewed by Joshua Sinai[1]

A comprehensive handbook on the elements required for effective counterintelligence operations in national security, military, law enforcement and the corporate spheres. The book’s chapters cover topics such as the fundamentals of counterintelligence, the physical, personnel, information, and communications security components of counterintelligence, as well as offensive counterintelligence in the form of detection, deception, and neutralization. Numerous diagrams and tables serve to amplify and operationalize the discussion. The book will also be highly useful for counterterrorism agencies· concerned about uncovering the “insider threat” posed by homegrown extremists.

[1] Sinai, Joshua, PhD. in The Intelligencer: Journal of U. S. Intelligence Studies (19, 1, Winter/Spring, 2013, p. 108). Dr. Joshua Sinai is a Washington-based educator and consultant on terrorism and counterterrorism studies. He has provided capsule reviews of important books recently published on terrorism and counter-terrorism-related topics. He can be reached at: Joshua.sinai@comcast.net.

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