Award Date

1-1-1998

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Political Science

First Committee Member

Andrew Tuttle

Number of Pages

103

Abstract

This thesis will examine the history of intelligence leading to the creation of DIA, DIA's changing and emerging roles, its missions and organization, agency contribution during military operations, criticisms of the agency, and lastly the intelligence outlook for the future of DIA. Since its creation in 1961, DIA has undergone numerous reorganizations and this thesis will examine the history of intelligence leading to the creation of the attempts to streamline intelligence and provide the best product possible. Most of these changes have occurred after major campaigns in which intelligence either failed, was inaccurate or could have played a better or bigger role in the campaigns: Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Grenada, and Desert Storm are some examples. Today DIA, as a powerful intelligence agency, plays a significant role in the intelligence community.

Keywords

Agency; Defense; Depth; Development; Intelligence; Study

Controlled Subject

International law

File Format

pdf

File Size

3153.92 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/tdvg-3e12


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