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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

Defining–Redefining Security  

Barry Buzan and Lene Hansen

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
International security studies (ISS) has significantly evolved from its founding core of “golden age” strategic studies. From the onset of the Cold War in the late 1940s through to 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

Economic Sanctions and International Security  

David M. Rowe

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Economic sanctions are a versatile instrument of statecraft used by states to try to influence the behavior of foreign actors by threatening or restricting customary cross-border trade or ... More

Economic Sanctions and International Security  

David M. Rowe

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Economic sanctions are a versatile instrument of statecraft used by states to try to influence the behavior of foreign actors by threatening or restricting customary cross-border trade or ... 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

Energy and Security  

John S. Duffield

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
A substantial amount of scholarly literature about the relationship between energy and security, and how it has changed over time, has been produced before the early 1970s through the ... More

Energy, Security, and Foreign Policy  

Özgür Özdamar

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Next to national defense, energy security has become a primary issue for the survival and wellbeing of both developed and developing nations. A review of the literature shows how concerns ... 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

Feminist Security Studies  

Laura J. Shepherd

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
In challenging conventional conceptualizations of the human subject, the state, and the international system, early feminist security studies (FSS) offered new ways to think about security ... More

Feminist Security Theorizing  

Jillian Martin and 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

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

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

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

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

Human Security  

Edward Newman

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Human security suggests that security policy and security analysis, if they are to be effective and legitimate, must focus on the individual as the referent and primary beneficiary. In ... More

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