2018ISA

The Field Researcher's Handbook

Field research—the collection of information outside a lab or workplace setting—requires skills and knowledge not typically taught in the classroom.

The National Security Enterprise

This second edition of The National Security Enterprise provides practitioners' insights into the operation, missions, and organizational cultures of the principal national security agencies

Cheap Threats

Why do weak states resist threats of force from the United States, especially when history shows that this superpower carries out its ultimatums?

High-Table Diplomacy

The proliferation of "minilateral" summits is reshaping how international security problems are addressed, yet these summits remain a poorly understood phenomenon.

The Image of the Enemy

Intelligence agencies spend huge sums of money to collect and analyze vast quantities of national security data for their political leaders.

Soviet Leaders and Intelligence

During the Cold War, the political leadership of the Soviet Union avidly sought intelligence about its main adversary, the United States.

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