Antiterrorist Intelligence

  • John B. Wolf
Part of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety book series (CJPS)


Intelligence operations were a key component of the Reagan administration’s antiterrorist policy and were upgraded by William F. Casey, who served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) from January 28, 1981, to January 29, 1987.1


York Time Attorney General Central Intelligence Agency Reagan Administration Terrorist Incident 
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