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  • Understanding Intelligence Failure

    Warning, Response and Deterrence

    By James J. Wirtz

    This collection, comprising key works by James J. Wirtz, explains how different threat perceptions can lead to strategic surprise attack, intelligence failure and the failure of deterrence. This volume adopts a strategist’s view of the issue of surprise and intelligence failure by placing these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA

    By Erin Kruger

    In the post-9/11 security environment, the use of genetic data has extended beyond the confines of the criminal legal domain and into the realms of national security, defense, immigration, humanitarian, army and military operations. As such, the function of genetic data has shifted from that of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • India's National Security

    Annual Review 2015–16

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The last two years have witnessed deterioration in the global security situation characterised by increasing tensions among major powers. The threat perceptions of US, China and Russia vis-à-vis each other have sharpened. There is stiff competition amongst them to dominate the strategic space in…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism

    Countering the Radical Mindset

    By Frances L. Flannery

    This book explores a cross-cultural worldview called 'radical apocalypticism' that underlies the majority of terrorist movements in the twenty-first century. Although not all apocalypticism is violent, in its extreme forms radical apocalypticism gives rise to terrorists as varied as members of Al…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early Cold War

    The Limits of Making Common Cause

    By Sarah Miller Harris

    This book questions the conventional wisdom about one of the most controversial episodes in the Cold War, and tells the story of the CIA's backing of the Congress for Cultural Freedom. For nearly two decades during the early Cold War, the CIA secretly sponsored some of the world’s most feted…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Special Trust and Confidence

    The Making of an Officer

    By Cathy Downes

    This is an examination and an analysis of the systems of recruitment, selection, education and training for junior officers in the British Armed Forces. It is a study based around four core institutions: The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, The Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Chinese Intelligence Operations

    Espionage Damage Assessment Branch, US Defence Intelligence Agency

    By Nicholas Eftimiades

    Nicholas Eftimiades examines the infiltration of Chinese espionage agents into foreign governments and private businesses. He specifically addresses the human source in intelligence operations, and how these tactics fit into the conduct of internal and foreigh affairs in China.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate

    Covert Action and Internal Operations

    By Owen L. Sirrs

    This book is the first comprehensive study of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI). The rise of Pakistan-backed religious extremist groups in Afghanistan, India, and Central Asia has focused international attention on Pakistan’s premier intelligence organization and covert…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

  • Espionage and Secrecy (Routledge Revivals)

    The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom

    By Rosamund Thomas

    This prize-winning book, first published in 1991, provides a detailed legal account of the development of the UK Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989. In particular, the Espionage section (s.1) of this criminal law is analysed carefully, illustrated by leading cases of UK spies prosecuted under this…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Intelligence Governance and Democratisation

    A Comparative Analysis of the Limits of Reform

    By Peter Gill

    This book analyses changes in intelligence governance and offers a comparative analysis of intelligence democratisation. Within the field of Security Sector Reform (SSR), academics have paid significant attention to both the police and military. The democratisation of intelligence structures that…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Secret Diplomacy

    Concepts, Contexts and Cases

    Edited by Corneliu Bjola, Stuart Murray

    This volume investigates secret diplomacy with the aim of understanding its role in shaping foreign policy. Recent events, including covert intelligence gathering operations, accusations of spying, and the leaking of sensitive government documents, have demonstrated that secrecy endures as a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

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