Publications Publications

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IDARM & Transparency International UK  - 12/01/2016
Transparency International UK's Defence and Security Programme {Tl-DSP) partnered with the International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program of the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School to explore trends in the award of non-competitive or single-source contracts. Data from 45 countries around the world and from the European Defence Agency was requested...
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P.B. Rich, T.D. Young, T. Mockaitis  - 11/21/2016
Small Wars & Insurgencies provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the academic and scholarly discussion of the historical, political, social, economic and psychological aspects of insurgency, counter-insurgency, limited war and irregular warfare...
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D. Abenheim  - 01/01/2007
The present volume puts forward two propositions. First, the altered face of armed conflict in the early twenty-first century remains political in the sense that Clausewitz suggested to his readers in the early nineteenth century amid the nationalization of war and the eclipse of the old régimes of dynastic absolutist Europe. Second, this book reflects...
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Donald Abenheim  - 11/05/2017
Generals in politics. Soldiers as terrorists. War in Europe and Asia. Populism and authoritarianism or even fascism as the wave of the future? Where, how, and why have the principles of citizenship and military service evolved in the passage from the age of total war from the mid-20th century to the new forms of warfare visible in the 21st century?...
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Scott Jasper  - 08/02/2017
According to the FBI, about 4000 ransomware attacks happen every day. In the United States alone, victims lost $209 million to ransomware in the first quarter of 2016. Even worse is the threat to critical infrastructure, as seen by the malware infections at electrical distribution companies in Ukraine that caused outages to 225,000 customers in late 2015...
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J.K. Giraldo, H.A. Trinkunas  - 2007
Through a series of thematic chapters and organizational and regional case studies—examining terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and Hezbollah, and regions such as East Africa, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and South East Asia—the authors provide a comprehensive assessment of the state of our knowledge about the nature of terrorism financing, and the evolution and effectiveness of terrorist strategies and government responses...
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Cris Matei and Carolyn Halladay  - July/8/2019
What are the role and place of secret services and covert operations in democratic settings? How do states balance the need for both secrecy and openness? What are the challenges to creating effective intelligence practices?...
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T.C. Bruneau, F.C. Matei  - 09/10/2012
The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in fighting crime, support civilian authorities in dealing with natural disasters, and fight against terrorists and in internal conflicts...
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Scott Jasper  - 2009
In the face of today's security challenges, there is widespread recognition of the need to think and act in new ways to ensure both national and collective security interests. Transforming Defense Capabilities succinctly describes what transformation means in this context, why it is essential, and how to translate innovative concepts into relevant, feasible, and useful practice...
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Thomas R. Mockaitis  - 06/01/2019
The book examines the nature of violent extremism today in all its forms, including lone wolves and cyber threats. Focusing on the threats posed by both international and domestic terrorism, it analyzes each in depth as a multidimensional hybrid phenomenon...
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T.C. Bruneau, S.D. Tollefson  - 2006
The continued spread of democracy into the twenty-first century has seen two-thirds of the almost two hundred independent countries of the world adopting this model. In these newer democracies, one of the biggest challenges has been to establish the proper balance between the civilian and military sectors. A fundamental question of power must be addressed—who guards the guardians and how?...