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Subordinating Intelligence

The DoD/CIA Post-Cold War Relationship

In the late eighties and early nineties, driven by the post–Cold War environment and lessons learned during military operations, United States policymakers made intelligence support to the military the Intelligence Community's top priority. In response to this demand, the CIA and DoD instituted policy and organizational changes that altered their relationship with one another. While debates over the future of the Intelligence Community were occurring on Capitol Hill, the CIA and DoD were expanding their relationship in peacekeeping and nation-building operations in Somalia and the Balkans.

By the late 1990s, some policy makers and national security professionals became concerned that intelligence support to military operations had gone too far. In Subordinating Intelligence: The DoD/CIA Post–Cold War Relationship, David P. Oakley reveals that, despite these concerns, no major changes to either national intelligence organization or its priorities were implemented. These concerns were forgotten after 9/11, as the United States fought two wars and policy makers increasingly focused on tactical and operational actions. As policy makers became fixated with terrorism and the United States fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, the CIA directed a significant amount of its resources toward global counterterrorism efforts and in support of military operations.

About the Author

David P. Oakley is a former army and CIA officer who currently serves as a faculty member at Special Operations Command's Joint Special Operations University in Tampa, Florida.

Reviews

"A first-time unique insight into an unseen history and evolution of the collaboration between two of the most critical national security agencies of the US government: the CIA and the DoD. Written not by an observer or reader, but by an intelligence professional who, in Iraq, experienced personally the complicated relationship between CIA and DoD, this book should be read by all serious national security students and professionals."—"—Douglas H. Wise, retired senior CIA operations officer and deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

"This book is undoubtedly the most comprehensive treatment to date of the history of coordination and operational cooperation between the Department of Defense and the intelligence community of the United States, especially the Central Intelligence Agency. This is a thorough and balanced study of this issue, collecting in one work the key developments of recent years."—"—David Edger, senior fellow at the University of Oklahoma's Center for Intelligence and National Security and former CIA associate deputy director of the Directorate of Operations

"David Oakley has compiled a compelling and informative assessment of the history of the CIA and DoD during a critical time of US history. His attention to detail and rigorous exploitation of source material provide for a rich and unrivaled account that should be included on the reading lists of scholars and practitioners alike. Though historical in focus, the subject matter could not be more relevant for today's times."—"—David H. Ucko, author of The New Counterinsurgency Era: Transforming the US Military for Modern Wars

"Oakley, a former Army and CIA officer, draws on personal experience, a wealth of government documents, and an impressive array of interviews to produce a sophisticated history of the relationship between the CIA and the Department of Defense over four decades... More than just a history, the book provides a clear framework for how and why change occurred, particularly highlighting the role of influential individuals in positions of power... those interested in the US military and intelligence community will find this valuable and fascinating."—A. G. Reiter, Mount Holyoke College, CHOICE, July 2019

"On 9/11, somnolent Bush administration officials were panicked and chagrined, perhaps none more so than then-secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld. As David P. Oakley, an American former army and intelligence officer, observes in his. . .informative Subordinating Intelligence, Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, the vice president, persuaded Bush to militarise US foreign policy via the 'global war on terrorism'."—Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

Endorsements

""A first-time unique insight into an unseen history and evolution of the collaboration between two of the most critical national security agencies of the US government: the CIA and the DoD. Written not by an observer or reader, but by an intelligence professional who, in Iraq, experienced personally the complicated relationship between CIA and DoD, this book should be read by all serious national security students and professionals."—"—Douglas H. Wise, retired senior CIA operations officer and deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

""This book is undoubtedly the most comprehensive treatment to date of the history of coordination and operational cooperation between the Department of Defense and the intelligence community of the United States, especially the Central Intelligence Agency. This is a thorough and balanced study of this issue, collecting in one work the key developments of recent years."—"—David Edger, senior fellow at the University of Oklahoma's Center for Intelligence and National Security and former CIA associate deputy director of the Directorate of Operations

""David Oakley has compiled a compelling and informative assessment of the history of the CIA and DoD during a critical time of US history. His attention to detail and rigorous exploitation of source material provide for a rich and unrivaled account that should be included on the reading lists of scholars and practitioners alike. Though historical in focus, the subject matter could not be more relevant for today's times."—"—David H. Ucko, author of The New Counterinsurgency Era: Transforming the US Military for Modern Wars

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