Does intelligence win wars?

How important is intelligence when fighting the war on terrorism? Respected military historian Sir John Keegan attempts to answer this question in his new book, “Intelligence in War — Knowledge of the Enemy form Napoleon to al-Qa’eda”. Keegan explores the nature of intelligence and its contribution to winning and losing wars. For a concise review of intelligence go to Keegan’s review at
Forget about James Bond– intelligence never wins wars.

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