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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

Intelligence Analysis: Once Again  

Charles A. Mangio and Bonnie J. Wilkinson

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Intelligence analysis is defined as analysis carried out by intelligence organizations. The essence of intelligence analysis is determining the meaning of information to develop knowledge ... More

Intelligence and International Security  

Richard J. Aldrich

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Intelligence can be considered a process, a product, and an institution. Institutions in particular point toward the idea of national security, since intelligence services are curiously ... More

Intelligence and Terrorism  

Erik J. Dahl and David Viola

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Intelligence scholars and practitioners have analyzed the challenges terrorism presents for intelligence organizations and have debated how intelligence analysts and agencies can best ... More

Intelligence Cooperation  

Timothy W. Crawford

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Intelligence cooperation (or liaison) refers to the sharing or exchange of politically useful secret information between states, which may also work together to produce or procure such ... More

Intelligence Failure Theory  

Thomas E. Copeland

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Intelligence failures are commonly understood as the failures to anticipate important information and events, such as terrorist attacks. Explanations for intelligence failure generally ... More

Intelligence in War  

John Ferris

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
A large literature has emerged on intelligence and war which integrates the topics and techniques of two disciplines: strategic studies and military history. The literature on intelligence ... More

Intelligence Oversight in the USA  

Cynthia M. Nolan

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Oversight of intelligence agencies maintains public control and knowledge of their activities through an assurance of accountability and responsible use of power. It reflects the essential ... More

International Organization and Terrorism  

Peter Romaniuk

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Before 9/11, the literature on terrorism and international organizations (IOs) was largely event driven. That is to say, the modest nature of the debate reflected a modest empirical record ... More

Liberalism and Security  

John M. Owen IV

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Liberalism has always been concerned with security, albeit the security of the individual; institutions, including the state, are all established and sustained by individuals and ... More

Pathologies of Intelligence Producer-Consumer Relations  

Joshua Rovner

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The shift in America’s national security priorities has significantly changed the foreign intelligence needs of US policymakers in recent years. Due to the substantial rise of transnational ... More

Peace: A Conceptual Survey  

Paul F. Diehl

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Apr 2019
Peace is an elusive concept with many different meanings. Traditionally, it has been equated with the absence of war or violence, but such “negative peace” has limited value as it lumps ... More

Peace Operations  

Paul D. Williams

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Peace operations involve the expeditionary use of uniformed personnel (police and/or military) whose mission is to help secure “international peace and security.” In many ways, peace ... More

Peace Studies and (Counter)Terrorism  

Valentina Bartolucci

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Mar 2019
Scholarly attention on both Peace Studies (PS) and contemporary security issues, in particular “terrorism” and “counterterrorism,” is notable and has been growing in recent decades. Several ... More

The Political Economy of Violent Conflict Within States  

Achim Wennmann

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Feb 2019
The political economy of violent conflict is a body of literature that investigates how economic issues and interests shape the dynamics associated to violent conflict after the Cold War. ... More

Population Movements and Security  

Jack A. Goldstone

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Population movements can affect security in a variety of ways. Aside from altering a society’s overall balance of population and physical resources, they exert a considerable influence on ... More

Poststructuralism and Security  

Lene Hansen

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Poststructuralism is an International Relations (IR) theory that entered the domain of Security Studies during the Second Cold War. During this period, poststructuralists engaged with ... More

Private Military and Security Companies  

Berenike Prem and Elke Krahmann

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
While early private military and security companies (PMSCs) were likened to mercenaries, today most scholars agree that PMSCs constitute a new phenomenon. They are organized as legitimate ... More

Psychology and Security  

Jonathan Mercer

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Psychology plays a key role in the success of strategy and is therefore important to the study of international security. There are four general approaches to the psychology of strategy. ... More

The Quest for Security: Alliances and Arms  

Brett Ashley Leeds and T. Clifton Morgan

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Security issues have long been linked to the study of international relations. The crucial issue which scholars and decision makers have sought to understand is how states can avoid being ... More

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