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Kealey, Gregory S.

Kean, Thomas H., and Lee H. Hamilton. "Are We Safer Today?" Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2007, B1. []

The former chairman and vice chairman of the 9/11 commission state: "Two years ago, we and our colleagues issued a report card assessing the U.S. government's progress on the bipartisan recommendations in the 9/11 commission report. We concluded that the nation was not safe enough. Our judgment remains the same today: We still lack a sense of urgency in the face of grave danger.... [W]e are safer in a narrow sense: We have not been attacked, and our defenses are better. But we have become distracted and complacent.... The terrible losses our country suffered on 9/11 should have catalyzed efforts to create an America that is safer, stronger and wiser. We still have a long way to go."

[Reform/00s/07; Terrorism/00s/07]

Kean, Thomas H., and Lee H. Hamilton. Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission. New York: Knopf, 2006.

The Publishers Weekly (via reviewer finds the tone of this work by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the 9/11 to be "evenhanded and diplomatic.... The authors cogently defend the compromises they made and swat conspiracy theories about coverups.... [T]his lucid, absorbing account" of the commission's work is "very timely." Peake, Studies 51.1 (Mar. 2007), finds that this book "gives us an unusual glimpse of a government commission at work. The report card on intelligence work in the final chapter is not one any college student would want, but it makes clear what the authors think has been and still needs to be done."


Keane, Vincent. "The Local Security Forces in Westport 1940-1945." Cathair na Mart [Westport Historical Society] 26 (2008): 110-118.


Keaten, Jamey. "France's Spy Service Bulks up amid Terror Threats." Associated Press, 28 Dec. 2010. []

France's Direction Generale de Securite Exterieure (DGSE) "is recruiting hundreds of people and getting a budget boost, despite frugal times, to better fend off threats like terrorism and nuclear proliferation." The agency "is buffing its image as well, with its first-ever spokesman and a new website."


Keats, John. They Fought Alone. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1963.

The focus here is on Lt. Col. Wendell W. Fertig who led one of the largest anti-Japanese guerrilla forces on Mindanao in World War II.


Keatts, Dorothy. "Footnote to Cicero." Studies in Intelligence 1, no. 4 (Fall 1957): 47-53.

The author's "footnote" deals with how her American contact got German military attache Moyzisch's secretary, the neurotic but anti-Nazi Nele Kapp, out of Turkey.


Keay, John. The Gilgit Game: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas, 1865-95. North Haven, CT: Archon, 1979. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. [pb]

From publisher: "Keay describes the activities that had such far-reaching repercussions in the region. Through extensive research and his own intimate knowledge of the terrain, Keay sheds new light on the once top secret geographical discoveries made by these men, discoveries they were prevented from publishing during their lifetimes."


Keck, Zachary. "Russia to Reopen Spy Base in Cuba." The Diplomat, 21 Jul. 2014. []

"During Russian President Vladimir Putin's trip to Cuba earlier this month, Putin and Cuban officials reportedly reached a provisional agreement to reopen the signals intelligence facility in Lourdes, Cuba, south of Havana.... The Lourdes base was first opened in 1964 and was used to intercept communications in the U.S. and throughout the Western Hemisphere.... Putin closed the facility back in 2001, citing it as a 'goodwill gesture' toward the U.S."


Kedward, Harry Roderick.

1. Occupied France: Collaboration and Resistance. Oxford: Blackwell, 1985.

From publisher: "This concise history ... focuses on the struggle between those who favoured collaboration with the occupying Germans and those who opted to resist." The author "discusses the many different forms of resistance launched from inside and outside France."

2. Resistance in Vichy France: A Study of Ideas and Motivation in the Southern Zone, 1940-42. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978.

3. In Search of the Maquis: Rural Resistance in Southern France, 1942-1944. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. New ed. 1995.

Foot, I&NS 11.1, calls this "an outstanding book, of great interest to those who study politics, society, police forces, or the history of war.... Readable scholarship is always a delight; here is a fine example."


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