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date: 06 July 2022

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This article discusses the quest for transparency and effectiveness of the intelligence systems in the developing democracies. The article begins with a review of the literature on intelligence reform in new democracies. It also discusses the role of intelligence in non-democratic regimes, the legacies from these regimes in transitional democracies, and the challenges involved including the achievements in reforming intelligence in developing countries.

Keywords: transparency, effectiveness, intelligence systems, developing democracies, intelligence reform, role of intelligence, non-democratic regimes, transitional democracies, challenges

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