Considering the Creation of a Domestic Intelligence Agency in the United States: Lessons from the Experiences of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom


With terrorism still prominent on the U.S. agenda, whether the country&'s prevention efforts match the threat the United States faces continues to be central in policy debate. Does the country need a dedicated domestic intelligence agency? Case studies of five other democracies—Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the UK—provide lessons and common themes that may help policymakers decide.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Peter Chalk
  • Richard Warnes
  • Lindsay Clutterbuck
  • Aidan Kirby
  • Brian A. Jackson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Santa Monica, CA
Publication year:
  • 2009


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