Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War

Author
Loch K. Johnson
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
Political Science Quarterly
Volume
126
Issue Number
1
Publication Date
Spring 2011
Institution
Academy of Political Science
Abstract
Anything on intelligence written by Robert Jervis is worth reading. This volume is certainly no exception. In this instance, he takes on the difficult job of trying to understand why the United States, despite spending $80 billion on intelligence each year, still makes mistakes in predicting the trajectory of world affairs.
Political Geography
United States, Iraq