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  • Handbook of Intelligence Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Loch K. Johnson

    This topical volume offers a comprehensive review of secret intelligence organizations and activities. Intelligence has been in the news consistently since 9/11 and the Iraqi WMD errors. Leading experts in the field approach the three major missions of intelligence: collection-and-analysis;…

    Paperback – 2009-04-09

  • The United States and Mexico

    Between Partnership and Conflict, 2nd Edition

    By Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro

    By sharing one of the longest land borders in the world, the United States and Mexico will always have a special relationship. In the early twenty-first century, they are as important to one another as ever before with a vital trade partnership and often-tense migration positions. The ideal…

    Paperback – 2009-03-26
    Contemporary Inter-American Relations

  • US-China Relations in the 21st Century

    Power Transition and Peace, 1st Edition

    By Zhiqun Zhu

    US-China Relations in the 21st Century addresses the bilateral relations of these two nations on international, domestic, societal and individual levels between 1990 and 2005. Peaceful power shifts remain a central dilemma in world politics, since historically power transition from a dominant…

    Paperback – 2009-03-10
    Politics in Asia

  • Clinton, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Interventionism

    Rise and Fall of a Policy, 1st Edition

    By Leonie Murray

    This volume re-examines the evidence surrounding the rise and fall of peacekeeping policy during the first Clinton Administration. Specifically, it asks: what happened to cause the Clinton Executive to abandon its previously favoured policy platform of humanitarian multilateralism? Clinton,…

    Paperback – 2009-03-05
    Cass Series on Peacekeeping

  • America, War and Power

    Defining the State, 1775-2005, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Sondhaus, A. James Fuller

    Written by leading historians and political scientists, this collection of essays offers a broad and comprehensive coverage of the role of war in American history. Addressing the role of the armed force, and attitudes towards it, in shaping and defining the United States, the first four chapters…

    Paperback – 2009-03-02
    War, History and Politics

  • Human Rights and US Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By Jan Hancock

    This book analyzes the role of human rights in the foreign policy of the George W. Bush Administrations. References to human rights, freedom and democracy became prominent explanations for post-9/11 foreign policy, yet human rights have been neither impartially nor universally integrated into…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
    Routledge Research in Human Rights

  • Think Tanks and Policy Advice in the US

    Academics, Advisors and Advocates, 1st Edition

    Edited by James G. McGann

    This volume chronicles and analyzes the development of think tanks and public policy research organizations, while exploring the impact think tanks have on politics, public policies, and governance in the US. Think Tanks and Policy Advice in the US investigates the distinctive nature of thirty…

    Paperback – 2009-02-26
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Long War - Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and Collapsing States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark T. Berger, Douglas A. Borer

    The rise and fall of the Cold War coincided with the universalization and consolidation of the modern nation-state as the key unit of the wider international system. A key characteristic of the post-Cold War era, in which the US has emerged as the sole superpower, is the growing number of…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20

  • U.S. Foreign Policy in Perspective

    Clients, enemies and empire, 1st Edition

    By David Sylvan, Stephen Majeski

    What is the long-term nature of American foreign policy? This new book refutes the claim that it has varied considerably across time and space, arguing that key policies have been remarkably stable over the last hundred years, not in terms of ends but of means. Closely examining US foreign policy,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-05

  • US National Security, Intelligence and Democracy

    From the Church Committee to the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Russell A. Miller

    This volume examines the investigation by the 1975 Senate Select Committee (‘Church Committee’) into US intelligence abuses during the Cold War, and considers its lessons for the current ‘war on terror’. This report remains the most thorough public record of America’s intelligence services, and…

    Paperback – 2009-01-31
    Studies in Intelligence

  • China-US Relations Transformed

    Perspectives and Strategic Interactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    China’s emergence in the 21st century to the status of great power has significant implications for its relationship with the United States, the sole superpower in the post-Cold War World. Now that China is rising as an economic, political, and military power and has expanded its diplomatic…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Propaganda and Information Warfare in the Twenty-First Century

    Altered Images and Deception Operations, 1st Edition

    By Scot Macdonald

    This is the first book to analyze how the technology to alter images and rapidly distribute them can be used for propaganda and to support deception operations. In the past, propagandists and those seeking to conduct deception operations used crude methods to alter images of real people, events and…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Contemporary Security Studies

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