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Counterintelligence  

Hayden B. Peake

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
“Counterintelligence” (CI) is a term with multiple meanings—its definitions vary, even when applied to a single nation. Yet it can be understood by identifying the common CI functions in a ... More

Covert Action  

Jennifer D. Kibbe

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Covert action presents a potential policy for decision makers who want something quicker or more muscular than diplomacy but less expensive and obtrusive than military force. In contrast ... More

Critical Theory, Security, and Emancipation  

K.M. Fierke

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Critical theory in International Relations originated from the Marxist tradition which, during the mid- to late Cold War, formed the basis of dependency and world systems theory. In the ... More

Defining–Redefining Security  

Barry Buzan and Lene Hansen

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
International security studies (ISS) has significantly evolved from its founding core of “golden age” strategic studies. From the onset of the Cold War in the late 1940s through to the ... More

Diplomacy and Intelligence  

John D. Stempel

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
There is a potentially serious difference between diplomacy and intelligence. Creative tension between diplomacy and intelligence stems from the involvement of both with questions of ... More

Economic Sanctions and International Security  

David M. Rowe

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Economic sanctions are a versatile instrument of statecraft used by states to try to influence the behavior of foreign actors by threatening or restricting customary cross-border trade or ... More

Empire and Order in International Relations and Security Studies  

Tarak Barkawi

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
International relations (IR) and security studies lack a coherent and developed body of inquiry on the issue of empire. The central focus of IR situates discussion of imperialism and ... More

Energy and Security  

John S. Duffield

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
A substantial amount of scholarly literature about the relationship between energy and security, and how it has changed over time, has been produced before the early 1970s through the ... More

Energy, Security, and Foreign Policy  

Özgür Özdamar

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Next to national defense, energy security has become a primary issue for the survival and wellbeing of both developed and developing nations. A review of the literature shows how concerns ... More

Environment and Security  

Elizabeth L. Chalecki

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The term environment is often used as a short form for the biophysical environment, which refers to the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and consequently ... More

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