Security Studies

When Proliferation Causes Peace

Does state acquisition of nuclear weapons lead to stability and peace or instability and crises? This is one of the great debates in international relations scholarship. Michael D.

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?

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.

High-Table Diplomacy

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

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