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Intelligence and Security Oversight : An Annotated Bibliography and Comparative Analysis (Hardcover)
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Thisbook presents a comprehensive source document on intelligence and securityoversight and review. It compares the oversight arrangements found in ninecountries—New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, United Kingdom,Germany, Netherlands, Norway and South Africa. This is done through an analysisof a wide range of areas including statutory basis, agencies overseen,membership, tenure, appointment/dismissal, mandate, powers, access toclassified information, complaints function, reporting and, in the case ofparliamentary committees, the frequency of meetings. Within an annotatedbibliography section Richardson and Gilmour also provide detailed summaries ofother relevant research and commentary aligned with oversight and reviewpractices.
Intelligence andSecurity Oversight: An Annotated Bibliography and Comparative Analysis comprehensivelydemonstrates the powers and limitations placed with, and on, oversight bodies,appealing to academics, researchers and practitioners in the intelligence andsecurity environment.