Although there has been no shortage of studies exploring how intelligence failures can happen, none of the prevailing explanations has been able to provide a unified understanding of the phenomenon. Without that understanding, failures will happen again—with dramatic consequences.

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  • “ This smoothly written and sophisticated study of intelligence analysis will appeal to a broad audience... [The authors'] social science approach, lack of ideological bias, and ability to dissect organizational behavior produce a masterful account... Recommended. ” CHOICE, Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
  • “ Jones and Silberzahn have crafted an insightful masterpiece to frame the true nature of the CIA... I recommend this book to anyone with a passion in understanding the analytical framework of the CIA. ” Parameters, official journal of the US Army War College
  • “ Constructing Cassandra is an outstanding and stimulating read. Jones and Silberzahn provide new and thought provoking insights into the world of intelligence analysis. ” Keydet89 (on Amazon)

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