American National Security

American National Security

eBook - 2011
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The sixth edition of American National Security has been extensively rewritten to take into account the significant changes in national security policy in the past decade. Thorough revisions reflect a new strategic context and the challenges and opportunities faced by the United States in the early twenty-first century. Highlights include:

* An examination of the current international environment and new factors affecting U.S. national security policy making
* A discussion of the Department of Homeland Security and changes in the intelligence community
* A survey of intelligence and national security, with special focus on security needs post-9/11
* A review of economic security, diplomacy, terrorism, conventional warfare, counterinsurgency, military intervention, and nuclear deterrence in the changed international setting
* An update of security issues in East Asia, South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russia and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean
* New material on globalization, transnational actors, and human security

Previous editions have been widely used in undergraduate and graduate courses.

Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
Edition: 6th ed
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781421403229
9780801891540
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (682 pages)

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