By James Bamford
In A Pretext for War, acclaimed writer James Bamford–whose vintage ebook The Puzzle Palace first printed the lifestyles of the nationwide defense Agency–draws on his remarkable entry to best intelligence assets to provide a devastating expos? of the intelligence neighborhood and the Bush management.
A Pretext for War reveals the systematic weaknesses at the back of the failure to discover or hinder the 9-11 assaults, and information the Bush administration’s next misuse of intelligence to promote preemptive struggle to the yank humans. full of extraordinary new revelations, from the websites of “undisclosed locations” to the particular resources of America’s center East coverage, A Pretext for War is crucial analyzing for someone fascinated about the protection of the USA.
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Community mem bers wishing to initiate successful institutional reforms should antici pate resistance, be inclusive rather than exclusive, and avoid slogans and rhetoric. They should create an atmosphere conducive to dia logue to sustain relationships through the difficult discussions. Advo cates must give up the notion that only they care about battered women and that practitioners in the system are personally responsible for failures in the legal system. Practitioners need to give up the myth that they as professionals have been trained to be objective and fair (as opposed to advocates) and recognize that bias is built into their training and discipline.
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As such, the text, like the practitioner, is doing some thing. Much of the ideological work of the system is buried in the text. Therefore, to incorporate a principle such as prioritizing victim safety into the infrastructure of the system, changes must occur at the level of the text. A case record or file becomes a key organizational element in taking action; it is the institution's representation of the "incident" (here the incident is an assault on a woman) that precipitated the opening of the case.