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Intelligence in the Developing Democracies: The Quest for Transparency and Effectiveness

Thomas C. Bruneau and Florina Cristiana (Cris) Matei

in The Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780195375886
Published online September 2010 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195375886.003.0045

Series: Oxford Handbooks

Intelligence in the Developing Democracies: The Quest for Transparency and Effectiveness

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This article discusses the quest for transparency and effectiveness of the intelligence systems in the developing democracies. The article begins with a review of the literature on intelligence reform in new democracies. It also discusses the role of intelligence in non-democratic regimes, the legacies from these regimes in transitional democracies, and the challenges involved including the achievements in reforming intelligence in developing countries.

Keywords: transparency; effectiveness; intelligence systems; developing democracies; intelligence reform; role of intelligence; non-democratic regimes; transitional democracies; challenges

Article.  7065 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; International Relations

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