Security and professional intelligence education series (SPIES)
Print version: Perry, David L. Partly cloudy : ethics in war, espionage, covert action, and interrogation. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield,  Security and professional intelligence education series (SPIES) ISBN 9781442262034
Includes bibliographical references and index
An introduction to ethical reasoning -- Comparative religious perspectives on war -- Just and unjust war in Shakespeare’s Henry V -- Anticipating and preventing atrocities in war -- Battlefield euthanasia : should military mercy-killings be allowed? -- Secret intelligence and American democracy -- The KGB : CIA’s traditional adversary -- Espionage -- Covert action -- Targeted killing -- Interrogation -- Epilogue: On peacemaking.
"Partly Cloudy : Ethics in War, Espionage, Covert Action, and Interrogation explores a number of wrenching ethical issues and challenges faced by military and intelligence personnel. It provides a robust and practical approach to analyzing ethical issues in war and intelligence operations, and applies careful reasoning to issues of vital importance today, not only for soldiers, intelligence professionals, and policy makers, but also for the citizens they serve and protect. This new edition has been updated throughout and includes new contents, to deal with critical issues such as torturing detainees, using espionage to penetrate terrorist cells, mounting covert actions to undermine hostile regimes, practicing euthanasia on the battlefield as mercy-killing, or using targeted killings as a means to fight insurgencies"--Provided by publisher..