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DIRINT Recommended Reading List - 4
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Books for 2nd Lieutenants and Warrant Officers

  • The Great Game: The Myth and Reality of Espionage. Frederick P. Hitz. (History and Legacy)
  • Force Recon Command. Alex Lee (Intelligence -- History and Legacy)
  • The Secrets of Inchon. Eugene Clark (History and Legacy)
  • The Psychology of Intelligence Analysis, Richard Heuer (The Professional's Library)
  • Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking, Ninth Edition. By M. Neil Browne and Stuart M. Keeley. (The Processional's Library)
  • How to Lie with Maps (2nd Ed). Mark Monmonier and H.J. de Blij. (The Professional's Library)

Books for 1st Lieutenants and Chief Warrant Officers 2

  • Intelligence and Military Operations. Michael Handel (History and Legacy)
  • Intelligence in War. John Keegan (History and Legacy)
  • Military Geography. John Collins (The Professional's Library)
  • Anticipating Surprise. Cynthia Grabo (The Professional's Library)
  • Forecasting Terrorism. Sundri Khalsa (The Professional's Library)

Books for Captains and Chief Warrant Officers 3

  • Intelligence Analysis: How to Think in Complex Environments. Wayne Michael Hall and Gary Citrenbaum (The Professional's Library)
  • Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach, Robert Clark (The Professional's Library)
  • The Interrogators. Chris Mackey (History and Legacy)
  • Secret War for the Union. Edwin Fishel (History and Legacy)

Books for Majors and Chief Warrant Officers 4

  • Informal Logic. Douglas Walton (The Professional's Library)
  • The Craft of Intelligence. Allen Dulles (The Professional's Library)
  • Surprise Attack: The Victim's Perspective. Ephram Kam (The Professional's Library)
  • Historian's Fallacies: Towards a Logic of Historical Thought. David Hackett Fischer. (The Professional's Library)
  • Uncovering Ways of War. Thomas Mahnken (History and Legacy)
  • Who the Hell are We Fighting? The Story of Sam Adams and the Vietnam Intelligence Wars. C. Michael Hiam (History and Legacy)
Books for Lieutenant Colonels and Chief Warrant Officers 5
  • G2: Intelligence for Patton. Oscar Koch (History and Legacy)
  • Deciphering the Rising Sun: Navy and Marine Corps Code breakers, Translators and Interpreters in the Pacific War. By Roger Dingman. (History and Legacy)
  • Thinking in Time, Neustadt and May (The Professional's Library)
  • Cheating and Deception. By J. Bowyer Bell and Barton Whaley. (The Professional's Library)
  • Analyzing Intelligence: Origins, Obstacles, and Innovations. Robert Z. George and James B. Bruce Editors. (The Professional's Library)

Books for Colonels and General Officers

  • Preventing Surprise Attacks. Richard Posner (The Processional's Library)
  • The Tet Offensive: Intelligence Failure in War. James Wirtz (History and Legacy)
  • Strategic Denial and Deception's Library)
  • The WMD Mirage: Iraq's Decade of Deception and America's False Premise for War. Craig R. Whitney, Editor. (History and Legacy)
  • Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror. Mark Danner, (History and Legacy)
  • The Intelligence Wars: Lessons from Baghdad. Steven K. O'Hern. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2008. (History and Legacy)
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