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National Security

 
A Practical Guide to Winning the War on Terrorism

Why winning the war on terrorism requires more than military might.


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Remaking Domestic Intelligence

The author reveals the dangerous weaknesses undermining domestic intelligence in the United States and tells why a new national security service should not be part of the FBI. He explains the need for a new domestic intelligence agency, modeled on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and lodged in the Department of Homeland Security.


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Skating on Stilts

Stewart A. Baker, a former Homeland Security official, examines the technologies we love—jet travel, computer networks, and biotech—and finds that they are likely to empower new forms of terrorism unless we change our current course a few degrees and overcome resistance to change from business, foreign governments, and privacy advocates. He draws on his Homeland Security experience to show how that was done in the case of jet travel and border security but concludes that heading off disasters in computer networks and biotech will require a hardheaded recognition that privacy must sometimes yield to security, especially as technology changes the risks to both.


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Spin Wars and Spy Games

Spin Wars & Spy Games analyzes the modern day trajectory of global news networks (GNNs) and their role in policy development and diplomatic functions. Through interviews with dozens of foreign correspondents, editors, policy experts, and academics, Kounalakis looks at how Western transnational journalists have been instrumental to the policymaking community, yet how their practices are endangered by the influx of non-western, state-sponsored GNNs.


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Strategic Foreign Assistance

After the devastating effects of September 11, the authors show that, to bring governments and peoples together, the US must develop a strategic foreign cooperation and assistance policy that fosters strong civil societies, emphasizing the key role civil society organizations (CSOs) could play in mitigating the conditions that promote terrorists and terrorism.


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Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution

Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution examines three enemy combatant cases that represent the leading edge of U.S. efforts to devise legal rules, consistent with American constitutional principles, for waging the global war on terror. The distinguished contributors analyze the crucial questions these cases raise about the balance between national security and civil liberties in wartime and call for a reexamination of the complex connections between the Constitution and international law.


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To Promote Peace

Sixteen distinguished foreign policy experts test the chances of peace by examining present American foreign policy.


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Total Volunteer Force

Tim Kane identifies and examines the underlying causes of personnel dysfunction in the US armed forces and suggests specific, decentralizing reforms to Pentagon policies. His proposals aim to move personnel strategies further along the spectrum of volunteerism, emphasize greater individual agency during all stages of a US military career, and restore command authority to colonels and captains that has been missing since the centralization of the 1960s.


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The Transnational Dimension of Cyber Crime and Terrorism

The worldwide information infrastructure is today increasingly under attack by cyber criminals and terrorists—and the number, cost, and sophistication of the attacks are increasing at alarming rates. With annual damage around the world now measured in billions of U.S. dollars, these attacks threaten the substantial and ever-growing reliance of commerce, governments, and the public upon the new technology to conduct business, carry messages, and process information.


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The War That Must Never Be Fought

The War That Must Never Be Fought is a collection of essays exploring how nuclear deterrence should be understood seventy years after the first nuclear explosions. The contributors examine nuclear deterrence from the vantage points of nations in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, all of which have some form of security relationship with the United States. The contributors challenge deterrence theories developed during the Cold War to show that a successful effort to reduce and eliminate the nuclear threat must be based on a combination of regional and global joint enterprises.


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