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  1. American Exceptionalism

    An Idea that Made a Nation and Remade the World

    By Hilde Eliassen Restad

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    How does American exceptionalism shape American foreign policy? Conventional wisdom states that American exceptionalism comes in two variations – the exemplary version and the missionary version. Being exceptional, experts in U.S. foreign policy argue, means that you either withdraw from the world...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Soft Target Hardening

    Protecting People from Attack

    By Jennifer Hesterman

    Terrorist attacks occur daily and are increasingly being aimed at civilian populations around the world. Battlefield lines have been redrawn to include churches, schools, hospitals, and malls. This breach of moral boundary is shocking and invokes fear—two primary goals of terrorism. Although there...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers

    By Colleen Murrell

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book reveals that ‘fixers’—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ethics and the Laws of War

    The Moral Justification of Legal Norms

    By Antony Lamb

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book is an examination of the permissions, prohibitions and obligations found in just war theory, and the moral grounds for laws concerning war. Pronouncing an action or course of actions to be prohibited, permitted or obligatory by just war theory does not thereby establish the moral grounds...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Understanding the Intelligence Cycle

    Edited by Mark Phythian

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book critically analyses the concept of the intelligence cycle, highlighting the nature and extent of its limitations and proposing alternative ways of conceptualising the intelligence process. The concept of the intelligence cycle has been central to the study of intelligence. As...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Global Justice, Kant and the Responsibility to Protect

    A Provisional Duty

    By Heather M. Roff

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book provides an innovative contribution to the study of the Responsibility to Protect and Kantian political theory. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine has been heralded as the new international security norm to ensure the protection of peoples against genocide, ethnic cleansing, war...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reordering Security

    Crossing the Criminology/IR Divide

    Edited by Ian Loader, Sarah Percy

    Traditional security distinctions are being rapidly eroded. Lines drawn between war and crime are blurring with fateful consequences for divisions between militaries and police forces. The assumption that security should be a publicly provided good has been challenged by private security providers,...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence - Two Volume Set (Print Version)

    Edited by Gregory Moore

    The Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence is the first definitive work to chronicle the history, profile prominent figures, examine world-renowned agencies, and mark key events that have shaped the present U.S. intelligence landscape. With contributions from scholars, researchers, academics, and...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  10. Conflict in the Nuba Mountains

    From Genocide-by-Attrition to the Contemporary Crisis in Sudan

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Amanda Grzyb

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the embattled Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, where the Government of Sudan committed "genocide by attrition" in the early 1990s and where violent conflict reignited again in 2011. A range of contributors – scholars, journalists, and activists –...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge