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Modern intelligence is a relatively new phenomena that begun to form around the turn of the 20th century Many factors converged together to make the practices and institutions of modern intelligence not only possible but necessary Among those factors is general instability of the 1900-1914 world order that resulted in one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history WW I The instability was partly accounted for by the changing definition of the power of states making states that were not very abundant in territory and population like Imperial Germany major threats to peace and security of the European continent due to their technological advances Level of industrialization was the new criteria in measuring the states capability to wage war It allowed many advantages to the industrialized states in case of war new lethal weapons improved transportation and supply of armies faster communications etc With the technological advances leading up to and during WW I development of espionage systems was as mandatory to successful warfare as establishment of the General Stuffs in the 19th century was in the face of increased need for military planning that was due to incorporation of the industrial breakthroughs of the time like railroads and telegraphs into the war machine While General Stuffs satisfied the states increased need for planning Intelligence Services worked toward the fulfilment of their need for knowledge which was greatly intensified by invention of the new communication system radio Not only did Marconis invention make internal communication easier and possible over a wider variety of circumstances like between the warships at sea but it also created a push for the development of previously neglected or non-existent practices of espionage interception of enemys messages code-making and code breaking and to a lesser extent radio deception Through these disciplines which the widespread use of wireless communications made mandatory to the successful war effort radio chiefly contributed to unprecedented permanence political influence and professionalism of the growing institutions
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