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  • Improving Intelligence Analysis

    Bridging the Gap between Scholarship and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Marrin

    This book on intelligence analysis written by intelligence expert Dr. Stephen Marrin argues that scholarship can play a valuable role in improving intelligence analysis.  Improving intelligence analysis requires bridging the gap between scholarship and practice. Compared to the more…

    Paperback – 2012-12-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Hamas and Suicide Terrorism

    Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Rashmi Singh

    This book analyses the root causes of suicide terrorism at both the elite and rank-and- file levels of the Hamas and also explains why this tactic has disappeared in the post-2006 period. This volume adopts a multi-causal, multi-level approach to analyse the use of suicide bombings by Hamas and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Routledge
    LSE International Studies Series

  • Hollywood and the CIA

    Cinema, Defense and Subversion, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Boyd Barrett, David Herrera, James A. Baumann

    This book investigates representations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Hollywood films, and the synergies between Hollywood product, U.S. military/defense interests and U.S. foreign policy. As probably the best known of the many different intelligence agencies of the US, the CIA is an…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Kennedy, Johnson and NATO

    Britain, America and the Dynamics of Alliance, 1962-68, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Priest

    Kennedy, Johnson and the Defence of NATO is an incisive reassessment of Anglo-American defence relations, which form a crucial part of international security. Andrew Priest closely examines this key relationship by focusing on the so-called Nassau agreement of December 1962. He clearly places…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Constructing US Foreign Policy

    The Curious Case of Cuba, 1st Edition

    By David Bernell

    This book seeks to address the roots of the hostility that has characterized the United States’ relationship with Cuba and has persisted for decades, long after the Cold War. It answers the question of why America’s Cold War era policy toward Cuba has not substantially changed, despite a radically…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War

    Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neville Wylie

    This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain’s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ‘non-military’ aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ‘set Europe ablaze’, as Churchill memorably put it. This…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

    1st Edition

    By Kitty Newman

    This new study casts fresh light on the roles of Harold Macmillan and Nikita Khrushchev and their efforts to achieve a compromise settlement on the pivotal Berlin Crisis. Drawing on previously unseen documents and secret archive material, Kitty Newman demonstrates how the British Prime Minister…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Economic Statecraft during the Cold War

    European Responses to the US Trade Embargo, 1st Edition

    By Frank Cain

    Discussing a rarely researched aspect of the Cold War, this volume uses new material to examine how the United States trade embargo on the Soviet Union and communist China severed relationships with Europe, particularly focusing on Great Britain. In the late 1940s, the US government stopped nearly…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Southeast Asia and the Rise of Chinese and Indian Naval Power

    Between Rising Naval Powers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Bateman, Joshua Ho

    This book examines the emerging maritime security scene in Southeast Asia. It considers highly topical implications for the region of possible strategic competition between China and India - the rising naval powers of Asia - with a possible naval "arms race" emerging between these countries both…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Railways and International Politics

    Paths of Empire, 1848-1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by T.G. Otte, Keith Neilson

    This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect…

    Paperback – 2012-09-13
    Routledge
    Military History and Policy

  • Chinese Space Policy

    A Study in Domestic and International Politics, 1st Edition

    By Roger Handberg, Zhen Li

    This volume explains the beginnings and expansion of China's space program, analyzing how China is now able to hold such ambitions and how the interaction between technology, politics and economics has influenced the Chinese space program. It opens by tracing out the earlier development of the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-13
    Routledge
    Space Power and Politics

  • Russia, NATO and Cooperative Security

    Bridging the Gap, 1st Edition

    By Lionel Ponsard

    This book explores mutual common ground between Russia and NATO and the potential to move beyond cultural differences, particularly in political culture. Lionel Ponsard clearly demonstrates how cooperative security could serve as a means to bridge the gap between two supposedly antagonistic…

    Paperback – 2012-09-13
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

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