Security Studies

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

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.

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.

Spy Chiefs: Volume 2

Throughout history and across cultures, the spy chief has been a leader of the state security apparatus and an essential adviser to heads of state.

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.

Biosecurity Dilemmas

Biosecurity Dilemmas examines conflicting values and interests in the practice of "biosecurity," the safeguarding of populations against infectious diseases through security policies.

Spy Chiefs: Volume 1

In literature and film the spy chief is an all-knowing, all-powerful figure who masterfully moves spies into action like pieces on a chessboard.

Hezbollah

Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God is the first thorough examination of Hezbollah's covert activities beyond Lebanon's borders, including its financial and logistical

Spies, Patriots, and Traitors

Students and enthusiasts of American history are familiar with the Revolutionary War spies Nathan Hale and Benedict Arnold, but few studies have closely examined the wider intelligence efforts that

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