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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

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

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

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

Ethics, Justice, and Security  

Anthony F. Lang

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The concepts of ethics, justice, and security are inextricably linked within the field of International Relations (IR). In IR, three concepts are most often deployed in understanding the ... More

Gender, Identity, and the Security State  

Ellie C. Schemenauer

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Jan 2012
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Dec 2017
Much of what goes on in the production of a security state is the over-zealous articulation of the other, which has the effect of reinforcing the myth of an essentialized, unambiguous ... More

Global Privacy Issues  

Priscilla M. Regan

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Despite cultural differences, privacy tends to be rather universally viewed as important in protecting some realms of life that are seen as off limits to society more generally. Yet ... More

Historical Approaches to Security/Strategic Studies  

Constantinos Koliopoulos

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The historical approach to strategic/security studies is permeated by the belief that the nature of strategy has remained essentially unchanged throughout history. Of course, this strand ... More

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