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Fixing the Facts
National Security and the Politics of Intelligence
Rovner explores the complex interaction between intelligence and policy and shines a spotlight on the problem of...
The Logic of Positive Engagement
In this book, Miroslav Nincic outlines the efficacy of and the benefits that can flow from positive rather than negative engagement with "rogue" states.
Leaders at War
How Presidents Shape Military Interventions
Examining the the role played by the threat perceptions of heads of state in national foreign and military...
Power Politics and the Making of the European Community
A balance-of-power perspective on the formation, development, and future of the EC/EU.
The Military Lens
Doctrinal Difference and Deterrence Failure in Sino-American Relations
In The Military Lens, Christopher P. Twomey shows how differing military doctrines have led to misperceptions between the United States and China over foreign policy—and the potential dangers these might pose in future relations.
Liddell Hart and the Weight of History
This troubling book offers a striking illustration of how history can be used and abused—how a gifted individual can create their own self-serving version of the past.
Exporting the Bomb
Technology Transfer and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
In a vitally important book for anyone interested in nuclear proliferation, defense strategy, or international security, Matthew Kroenig points out that nearly every country with a nuclear weapons arsenal received substantial help at some point from a...
Why Intelligence Fails
Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War
Jervis examines the politics and psychology of two of the more spectacular intelligence failures in recent memory: the mistaken belief that the regime of the Shah in Iran was secure and stable in 1978, and the 2002 claim that Iraq had active WMD programs.
Biological Warfare and International Security
Gregory D. Koblentz provides a comprehensive analysis of the unique challenges that biological weapons pose for international security.
The Power Problem
How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free
Preble explores the aims, costs, and limitations of the use of this nation's military power and argues that the possession of vast military strength runs contrary to the original intent of the Founders--and serves to undermine the country.