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United States Intelligence Cultures  

Hamilton Bean

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Organizational culture refers to the constellation of values, beliefs, identities, and artifacts that both shape and emerge from the interactions among the formal members of the US ... More

Terrorism and Counterterrorism  

Frank Foley and Max Abrahms

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Since 9/11, terrorism has been widely perceived as the foremost threat to the United States, its allies, and the broader international community. Political scientists have historically ... More

Security Practices  

Thierry Balzacq, Tugba Basaran, Didier Bigo, Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet, and Christian Olsson

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Practices refer to collective and historic acts that shaped the evolution of the fundamental distinction used to define the field of security—that of internal vs. external security. In ... More

The Quest for Security: Alliances and Arms  

Brett Ashley Leeds and T. Clifton Morgan

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Security issues have long been linked to the study of international relations. The crucial issue which scholars and decision makers have sought to understand is how states can avoid being ... More

Intelligence in War  

John Ferris

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
A large literature has emerged on intelligence and war which integrates the topics and techniques of two disciplines: strategic studies and military history. The literature on intelligence ... More

Intelligence Cooperation  

Timothy W. Crawford

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Intelligence cooperation (or liaison) refers to the sharing of politically useful secret information between states, which may also work together to produce or procure such information. ... More

Intelligence Analysis: Once Again  

Charles A. Mangio and Bonnie J. Wilkinson

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Intelligence analysis is defined as analysis carried out by intelligence organizations. The essence of intelligence analysis is determining the meaning of information to develop knowledge ... More

Gendering Human Security: How Gender Theory Is Reflected and Challenged in Civil-Military Cooperation  

Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv and Kirsti Stuvøy

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Jun 2011
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Jan 2018
Gendering human security is useful for making explicit the role of practice and actors, and the power relations between them, attributed through socialized and naturalized characteristics ... More

Gender and Global Security  

Valerie Hudson, R. Charli Carpenter, and Mary Caprioli

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
It is not only gender ambiguity that is securitized in the international arena, but femininity as well. Some scholars argue that conflict over what women are and what they should do is ... More

Feminist Security Theorizing  

Laura Sjoberg

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The question “where are the women?” essentially underlies feminist international relations (IR). During the late 1980s and early 1990s, feminist scholars critiqued mainstream IR theories ... More

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